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- If you're caring for your teeth, you might expect perfectly white teeth. Here's why your teeth may be yellow in spite of brushing every day.
From Beer to the Bathroom: Understanding Why Alcohol Makes You PeeThere are a few scientific reasons to why alcohol makes you pee so often.
Former Foster Dog Pays It Forward By Helping Raise Foster KittensRaylan was once a homeless dog facing euthanasia. Now, he helps foster kittens at his forever home. Here's the story of Raylan the dog and his foster kittens.
Plenty of Concerns Surround Red Dye No. 40 — Here's a List of Foods Without ItMany foods contain artificial colors, including red dye No. 40. Avoiding dyes takes effort, but this list of food without red dye No. 40 can help.
Phenylephrine, a Decongestant Ingredient, Is Ineffective in Tablet Form: DetailsPhenylephrine, a popular ingredient in many decongestants and allergy medications, is ineffective according to a new report.
Foods That Contain the Controversial Red Dye No. 3Here's a list of some common foods that contain red dye no. 3, which has been linked to various health issues.
“Brotox” aka Botox for Men Is Trending — Why Are More Men Getting Cosmetic Treatments? (Exclusive)More men are using Botox treatments than they have in years past, and we spoke with a plastic surgeon to learn more about the "Brotox" trend.
Driver Fatigue Is Real — Know the Causes and Solutions to Be Safer on the RoadEver wonder why driving can cause you to doze off so easily? Avoid driver fatigue by recognizing the signs and learn how to stay alert.
The Ultimate Guide to Where Psychedelics Are Legal and Decriminalized (Exclusive)The legal status of psychedelics is changing around the globe as more research and testing is conducted, so here's a look at where they are decriminalized.
Here's Why Your Stomach Might Hurt in the Morning, and Natural Cures for ItThere are many possible reasons you may experience morning stomach discomfort.
Are Stanley Cups Safe to Use? Some Claim Stainless Steel Bottles Contain LeadStanley brand stainless steel cups and tumblers might have some lead, but should you be concerned? One user says yes.
The Best Foods I Tried at the 2023 Plant-Based World Expo (Exclusive)Green Matters was invited to attend the Plant-Based World Expo, where I got to try vegan foods galore.
Woman Uses Ketchup as Cleaning Product, Transforming Her Dirty SilverWhen chrome or silver-looking appliances grow dingy, you might consider cleaning them with ketchup.
Woman's Heartfelt Plea Leads to Her Dog Being Rescued From a Florida Kill ShelterCharlie the dog was rescued from a kill shelter in Florida after her former owner pleaded on social media for someone to adopt her.
PETA Protesters at New York Fashion Week Take a Stand — "Coach: Leather Kills"At a Coach fashion show for New York Fashion Week, two protestors made a bold statement against the cruel practice of leather production.
Annoyed by Pesky Dog Hair All Over Your Car? The Best Ways to Remove Pet HairDogs may love riding in your car, but they can shed a lot of hair. Here are the best ways to get dog hair out of your car to keep it clean.
Are All Vegan Restaurants Automatically Kosher? What Jewish Vegans Should KnowEating at a vegan restaurant might be considered kosher, but there are a few exceptions.
This Toilet Paper Spray from ‘Shark Tank’ Is an Eco-Friendly Wet Wipe AlternativePristine Toilet Paper Spray, which appeared on 'Shark Tank,' is a unique and eco-friendly alternative to wet wipes.
What Are the Dangers of Practicing Tantra? Understanding the Ancient PracticeThe ancient practice of tantra is often reduced to sex in Western culture, despite being so much more complex. But could it be dangerous?
Nevada's Historic Railroad Hiking Trail: What to Know Before You GoHere’s why you should check out the Historic Railroad hiking trail, and what you can expect to see on the trail.
Viral Video Captures Vans Slashing and Dumping New Shoes on the StreetVans responded to our request for comment about the viral video.
Penny the Fire Pig Inspires Brooklyn Firefighters to Stop Eating PorkFirefighters with Brooklyn's Engine Company 239 have a unique mascot. Here's the story of how the firemen adopted Penny the Fire Pig.
Non-Toxic Fabric Spray: DIY Recipes & Eco-Friendly Sprays You Can BuyWe've rounded up recipes for making your own DIY fabric spray, and gathered some of the best non-toxic fabric sprays on the market.
Potato Chip Company Is Using Eucalyptus Cellulose Film Packaging Instead of PlasticA potato chip manufacturer in the U.K. is using eucalyptus cellulose film packaging for its snacks that is compostable. Here's how it works.
Green Light or Red Alert: Can Dogs Eat Lettuce? Let's Dive Into This Leafy SnackLettuce is a healthy part of a human's diet, but can dogs eat lettuce? Here's the low down on whether your dog can eat lettuce and other leafy greens.
Earthing Isn't All Positive — Some People Experience Negative Side EffectsEarthing is connecting your body directly to the Earth by walking barefoot or using earthing mats — but for some, there are negative side effects.
The Dark Side of the Mother Road: Why Route 66 Can Be DangerousDriving on Route 66 is practically a rite of passage, but the legendary road has a checkered past. Why is Route 66 dangerous?
Are Berkey Water Filters Safe to Use? Find out All About the Berkey LawsuitIf you've tried different water filters, you may have heard of a Berkey lawsuit in 2023. Here's an update on the Berkey water filter lawsuit.
The Controversy Behind Dry Needling and Why Its Illegal in Some PlacesDry needling can be a great option for someone looking to manage pain. But is it illegal? And if so, why is that the case?
Can Dogs Have Watermelon? This Perfect Summer Treat Might Not Be so PerfectDogs love fruit and some of it can be safe for them to munch on. But is watermelon good for dogs? This sweet treat can be dangerous.
Magnet Fishing Has Gained a Following Over the Years — so Why Is It Illegal?Magnet fishing is a hobby that has developed a large following on social media over the years. By why is it illegal? Here's what to know.
Sustainable Swaps: Check Out These Eco-Friendly, Nontoxic Shower Curtains and LinersInvesting in a high-quality, nontoxic shower curtain or liner is an excellent first step towards living a more sustainable lifestyle.
Dogs May Love the Water, but Can They Eat Seaweed? Let's InvestigateEven though dogs like to eat all kinds of things no matter how unconventional, not all of them are safe. But can our pups eat seaweed?
One Woman Finds a Strange, Hairy Bug on Her Car — What It Is Might Shock YouWhen a woman finds a hairy bug on her car that she doesn't recognize, she almost picks it up. Find out the details of this strange insect.
Can You Become Addicted to Carmex? Your Lip Balm Might Not Be What You ThinkCreated during the Great Depression, Carmex is a product people swear by for hydrated lips. However, some research reveals it could be bad for you.
What Would You Do if You Found a Snake Hiding in Your Kitchen Cupboard?In two separate incidents in August 2023, homeowners found a snake in a kitchen cupboard. Find out what happened after the surprise of their lives!
PRIME Hydration Has No Caffeine or Sugar, but It's Still Bad for Kids — Here's WhyPRIME Hydration seems to be a suitable sports drink to give your kids, but is it? Let's look at the reasons why PRIME might be bad.
Bee Stings May Be Serious For Cats — Here's What to Do If Your Cat Gets StungA cat stung by a bee will likely experience pain and itching, and possibly more serious reactions. Be prepared in case your cat gets a bee sting.
This Is How Long You Should Shower to Save WaterWhether you're living in an area affected by drought, or you simply want to reduce your water use, here's how long your showers should last.
What Is SCOBY? This Odd Ingredient Is Key When Making Your Own KombuchaA SCOBY is an acronym for kombucha's most important — and weirdest — ingredient.
Hair Care After Swimming: How to Keep Your Locks Fresh After Taking a DipWhether you're swimming in the ocean, in a pool, or at the lake, it's important to take proper steps to care for your hair, to keep your locks fresh.
What Are the Best Sustainable Packaging Materials?Here's a look at some of the more sustainable packing materials on the market.
When a Bear Cub Was Found Trapped in a Plastic Jug, a Park Manager Came to the RescueA Pennsylvania park manager rescued a bear cub trapped in a plastic container. Here's what to do if you encounter wildlife in distress.
Is Brown Rice a Good Choice for Dogs' Diets? It Depends on the Dog.Brown rice is a healthier alternative to white rice for humans, but can dogs eat brown rice? Here's what you should know.
A Tech-Focused Lifestyle Can Cause "Screen Apnea" — How to Combat ThisIf your breathing changes when you're on a screen, it's called "screen apnea". Here are the dangers of the phenomenon and how to handle it.
Eco-Friendly and Vegan Dryer Balls to Kick Your Laundry Up a NotchThese vegan dryer balls can reduce dry time, save you money, and cut back on laundry waste.
Common Culprits That Cause Stomach Pain From Eating Bananas, ExplainedAlthough bananas are a great source of potassium for some, others wonder, "why do bananas make my stomach hurt?" Here's the scoop.
FDA Issues Recall on Tydemy Birth Control Pills: What to Do if You're ImpactedThe FDA issued a recall on two lots of the oral contraceptive. Here's what you need to know about the Tydemy birth control recall issued by the FDA.
These Photos of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Will Have You Longing to VisitThese incredible photos of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore will make you want to plan a trip ASAP. There’s camping, hiking, and more.
Celebrate Puppy Love on National Dog Day — and Save Money on National Dog Day DealsNational Dog Day falls yearly on Aug. 26. These paws-itively delightful deals will have you and your furry friend howling with enthusiasm.