Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
Medical Marijuana May Be Reducing Prescription Painkiller Deaths
A recent study shows links between medical marijuana legalization and reduced deaths from prescription painkillers.
Nail Polish That Changes Colors Could Prevent Date Rape in the Near Future
Four students from North Carolina State University in Raleigh have invented a nail polish that could alert its wearer to any date-rape drugs that might have been added to her drink.
Teen Birthrate in U.S. Has Dropped Dramatically, According to New Report
The CDC recently released a report showing a clear decline in the birthrate of American teenagers.
New Home or Older Home? 5 Things to Consider Before You Buy
When choosing between buying a newly built home or a pre-owned, older one, here are five important considerations to think about before making your decision.
Drinking Too Much Now Can Make You Forget … Much Later
A recent study showed a link between heavy drinking in mid-life with severe memory loss later in life.
Starting a House Hunt? 6 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Home
From loan pre-approval to local market rates, here are six important things to know before you start the home-buying process.
Video Games May Help Kids Live Better, Happier Lives
Video games, when played in small amounts, may turn out to help children become more well-adjusted, according to a new study.
Bill Clinton: World With an AIDS-Free Generation ‘Is Within Our Reach’
The former president made the claim at a recent international AIDS conference.
Energy Drinks & Alcohol — A Dangerous Combination That Leads to Binge Drinking
Basically, the Red Bull in your Red Bull and vodka leads to your drinking lots more vodka.
Why You Shouldn’t Use a Spoon to Give Your Child Medicine
A recent study shows that using kitchen spoons to give children medicine is highly inaccurate and often quite dangerous.
Enjoy Your Fourth of July With These Fireworks-Safety Tips
Independence Day is perfect for outdoor family fun. It's also the one time of year when it’s seems to be okay to play with matches. Family fun and playing with matches may seem like an unlikely combo, but hey, so is America, right?
Hiking Safety Tips — 7 Ways to Enjoy a Safe, Healthy Hike This Summer
Hiking is an excellent activity for exercise, exploring and family bonding, but it can also be dangerous if you aren’t prepared.