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How to Easily Cook Pasta

How to Easily Cook Pasta

Step 1: Traditionalists, forget everything you know and reach for a frying pan instead of a pot. Step 2: Put your pasta in the pan. (Yes, before the water!) Step 3: Pour 1-to-2 quarts of cold water (the temperature prevents noodles from sticking together) into the pan, depending on how much pasta you’re making. The…

The Safest and Most Dangerous Ways and Times to Drive

The Safest and Most Dangerous Ways and Times to Drive

More fatal car crashes occur at 2am than any other time of day, while the safest time to drive is 8am on weekdays in the height of rush hour. This according to analysis of traffic from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. The big headliner from the study is that women are better…

Add 30 Years to Your Life

Add 30 Years to Your Life

How long will you live? 70% of your longevity is determined by your lifestyle. So, in a way, you are in control of your destiny. Taken together, all of the following lifestyle changes will help you live as much as 30 years longer. Here are tips from Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s book “Chasing Life”. 5 years:…

13 Ways to Be Nicer

13 Ways to Be Nicer

Even when you really don’t feel like it. If the foot shaking under the table doesn’t give you away, then the gum snapping certainly does: You’re anxious. And however you cope with your anxiety — or don’t — recent research reveals an all-natural fix: Being nice. Turns out that good deeds, or kind acts, can…

The Dirtiest Spots on an Airplane

The Dirtiest Spots on an Airplane

The dirtiest spot on an airplane is actually not the toilet Planes are not the cleanest place on earth. Hundreds of passengers spend their time in a very confined space, eating, sleeping, sneezing, using the bathroom and spreading their bacteria all over the inside of the aircrafts, which are not always sanitized between flights. Surprisingly…

Best and Worst Car Colors for Resale Value

Best and Worst Car Colors for Resale Value

It may seem superficial, but buyers of used automobiles do care just as much about the car’s color as its condition. So if you’re buying a new car now with the idea of selling it in five years, buy a silver-colored car. That’s the word from Kelley Blue Book, which says that color plays a…

The States with the Most Millionaires

The States with the Most Millionaires

If you want to live near the so-called “one percent,” then move to Maryland. Of all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Maryland has the highest ratio of millionaire households, according to an analysis by Phoenix Marketing International of New York which used data from the Survey of Consumer Finance and Nielsen-Claritas to compute…

The Top 10 Pizza Toppings

The Top 10 Pizza Toppings

When it comes to pizza toppings, our favorite is pepperoni. That’s the word from Foodler, a food delivery provider, that analyzed pizza orders from thousands of U.S. and Canadian restaurants to determine the top 10 pizza toppings. The top 10 favorite pizza toppings: Pepperoni Mushrooms Onions Sausage Bacon Extra cheese Black olives Green peppers Pineapple…

Your Phone is Hurting Your Health

Your Phone is Hurting Your Health

(Time) Millions of smartphones are sold daily and the average American spends well over three hours a day on the phone. We stay plugged in while we eat, sleep, and even while we use the bathroom. It’s safe to say we’re addicted to our phones. But staying connected at all times is taking a serious…

Foods Doctors Perscribe

Foods Doctors Perscribe

Think of these foods as your shield against a costly doctor visit. Here’s what most guys buy at the store: beef, chicken, sugary desserts, and alcohol. Really: The research firm Hartman Group studied this recently. Those categories are also the top sources of calories in the American diet. Beef and chicken are fine, but you…

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