Eliminate ‘whatshername’ and ‘whatshisface,’ ‘dude’ and ‘hey, buddy’ from your vocabulary once and for all. The following techniques can help you remember the names of everyone you meet. 1. Be interested. Many of us don’t even catch the other person’s name when they’re being introduced; we’re too focused on ourselves. […]

Users and Abusers Written by Allyson Jones A marijuana-use disorder is like any other drug-use disorder. It involves a person being dependent on the drug (in this case marijuana) and abusing it. Marijuana-use disorders have become a significant and rising problem in the United States. Use: 2001-2002: 4% of adults […]

Research points to high antioxidant consumption and an increased risk of cancer Written by Sydney Cobb Antioxidants are chemicals found in our bodies and in our diets that attack harmful substances called “free radicals.” Common antioxidants are vitamins A, C, and E; they can be ingested through fruits and vegetables […]

Written by Angela Silva 1. Open the windows to get new air into the house. 2. Search for the most exotic warm drink you can find, and learn how to make it yourself. 3. Go to thrift stores hunting for items that add color to your living space. 4. Write […]

By Caitlin Schille In the span of about one decade, Facebook went from an entrepreneurial internet idea to a world-wide company worth hundreds of billions of dollars. It has fundamentally changed the way we interact and document our lives, and it paved the way for many social media spin-offs. And […]

By Caitlin Schille The life cycle of naps is an interesting thing; children resist naps, and adults crave them. But whatever your age, naps can do wonders, if done the right way. Naps are much more complex than we may realize. David Dinges, a sleep scientist at the University of […]

Potential problems with using sleeping pills long term The topic of sleep is anything but dormant these days. People want to know how to sleep better, and if a sleep disorder is getting in the way (this is the case for a surprising percentage). Sleep medication is the answer for […]