You Can Make a Costco Return Without a Receipt—Here’s How
Costco is making our lives easier once again
21 Confidence-Boosting Songs to Make You Feel Invincible
Want to boost your self-esteem? Go out and conquer the world with these songs about confidence.
This One Habit Will Make You a Better Houseguest
Follow this etiquette expert's genius two-minute tip to ensure you're invited back time and again
16 Holiday-Party Etiquette Mistakes You’re Probably Making—and How to Avoid Them
Sure, you know the big missteps to avoid at the annual Christmas bash. But what about these subtle holiday-party etiquette...
New Survey: This Is the No. 1 Most Gullible State in America
Do you believe everything you read? If you live in this state, you might!
That’s Why We Do That! The Uncommon Origins of Common Habits
These things seem so commonplace, we barely think about them. But how did they get started, exactly?
The Delicious History of Hot Chocolate
The tasty beginnings of a beloved winter tradition: drinking hot chocolate
The “Legs on the Floor” Riddle: Can You Solve It?
Don’t get tripped up by the viral "legs on the floor" riddle
Song Stuck in Your Head? Here’s How to Stop Those Pesky Earworms
We've all had a tune linger in our head for much longer than we'd like. Here's why earworms happen—and what...
The “Penny Has 5 Children” Riddle: Try to Solve the Viral Riddle
Penny has five children and a penchant for giving her kids some rather unusual names. You know the first four,...
How to Pluralize Last Names for Holiday Cards—Especially Tough Ones Ending in “S”
'Tis the season for holiday cards! Here's how to properly write plural last names, whether you're signing them or addressing...
You’re Blushing! The Science Behind Those Rosy Cheeks
Turning beet red is never fun, but the science behind why people blush, a uniquely human phenomenon, sure is fascinating
How to Write a Sick-Day Email—Plus Templates to Use When You’re Under the Weather
When you feel miserable, it’s hard to craft the perfect sick-day email. We’ve done the hard part for you, so...
How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others for Healthier Self-Esteem
Don't compare your "real" to someone else's highlight reel
How to Become Smarter and Wiser: 16 Strategies to Boost Your Brainpower
You can improve your focus and memory, better your creative problem-solving ability and get smarter with some simple and easy...
How to Win Connect 4 Every Time, According to the Computer Scientist Who Solved It
Ready to discover new expert-approved Connect 4 strategies? Learn how to win Connect 4 and conquer your opponent every time.
10 Positive Phrases Americans Find Cringiest in 2023
Don't feel bad if you roll your eyes at these overly optimistic phrases. You are not alone!
This Is Why Your Sneakers Have an Extra Hole
Ever noticed that extra shoelace hole on your sneakers? It's there for a reason, and you should be putting it...
How to Focus: 9 Science-Backed Ways to Block Out the Noise and Improve Your Concentration
How to Tell If Someone Is Lying, According to a Human Lie Detector
Body language, facial expressions and speaking habits can help you detect dishonesty. Here's how to tell if someone is lying,...
Dishes Still Wet After Running Through the Dishwasher? Try This
This dishwasher hack will dry your dishes in just five minutes!
How Looking for Love at Mensa Changed My View of Intelligence
Bright or not, true love is hard to find. But searching for your other half in a crowded room of...
What Exactly Is MSG—and Is It Really Bad for You?
Learn what the flavor enhancer MSG really is, what foods it's found in—and what risks may be associated with it
How to Win the Powerball Jackpot: 4 Strategies That Can Boost Your Odds
Lotto is a game of chance, but can strategy also come into play? We asked statisticians and looked at the...