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.
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.
Health Benefits of Hiking — 5 Reasons to Hit the Trails This Summer
Put on some sunscreen and bug repellant, and enjoy these five health benefits of hiking this summer:
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.
Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn
The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.
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.
Early Exposure to Bacteria Could Protect Babies From Asthma and Allergies
A new study reveals that when babies are exposed to certain allergens and bacteria in their first year of life, they could be protected from allergies and asthma later.
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.
Warning — You’re More Likely to Catch Norovirus at a Restaurant Than on a Cruise
A reminder to everyone—particularly food-service workers—to please wash your hands regularly.
Stay Calm, Men — High Stress Can Mean a Low Sperm Count
A new study shows that stressed-out men have lower sperm counts and weaker sperm.
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.
Mental Illness Can Take More Years Off Your Life Than Chain Smoking
A new study has revealed that mental disorders, many of which go undiagnosed and untreated, could be taking more years off of people’s lives than chain smoking does.