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.
This Video Shows You How Badly the Sun Damages Your Skin
After being told for years that too much sun can damage our skin, a new video using ultraviolet light shows the actual damage it can do.
Lack of Vitamin D Can Increase Your Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s
A new study has confirmed that being deficient in vitamin D can increase your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s as you age.
Home Buyers Should Ask Sellers About These 5 Things Before Making an Offer
If you're in the home-buying process, be aware of these particularly important considerations—and only the home's current owner can provide the answers.
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.
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.
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.
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?
This Summer, Keep Kids Active So Their Grades Will Get Better
Do kids who play sports get better grades at school? A recent study suggests that there is just such a link.
Uh-Oh — An Incurable Mosquito-Borne Virus Has Hit the U.S.
The little-known Chikungunya virus, which has no vaccine, has been confirmed in the continental United States. Here's what you should know.
Beware, Pool Partiers — Secondary Drowning Is Difficult to Spot
Swimmers are well aware of the dangers of drowning, but many of us aren't as familiar with secondary drowning and dry drowning. Here's what to look out for.
Too Many Stressful Relationships Can Actually Kill You
We’ve all thought at one point or another that life is too short to maintain a relationship with a toxic person, and there might be some real truth to this.
Skin Cancer 101: What You Need to Know & How to Check Yourself
The sun is now out in full force, and along with the warm weather come certain added risks for our bodies—particularly skin cancer.