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.
Marijuana Could Be the Answer to Reducing Domestic Violence
A recent study found a link between couples who smoke marijuana regularly and a reduced incidence of domestic violence.
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.
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.
Why You Don’t Need to Be Afraid of Ebola
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a major international health crisis, but here at home in the U.S. you don't really have much to worry about. Here's why.
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.
Diet and Exercise May Be Better Than Meds to Fight Alzheimer’s
A recent study makes a strong case for good nutrition, physical activity and other drug-free approaches being better at warding off Alzheimer’s disease than prescription medications and other current medical approaches.
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.