Allison Silverman

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20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

Home Decorating

Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

Turns out there are several surprising and common activities people do that make them more forgetful.<p>You can’t find your phone. You don’t remember if you answered your client’s email. And you forgot the question you wanted to ask your colleague when you bump into her in the hallway.<p>If you’re …

Norovirus and the anatomy of a scientific discovery

The process of scientific discovery is far from mysterious, even if it is often more convoluted than you might imagine<p>“A virus,” wrote the celebrated immunologist Peter Medawar, “is a piece of bad news wrapped in protein.”<p>The bad news from norovirus, one of the main preoccupations of my research …

Biology

Late Night Snacking Can Make You Stupid, Says Science

Late Night Snacking Can Make You Stupid, Says ScienceA young man with a sleepy expression playing Sony PlayStation 2 video games on a sofa alongside …

PlayStation

Everything you need to know about the new street drug 'flakka' — its insane side effects aren't even the worst part

Many reports are saying this new designer drug is sweeping the state of Florida: Broward Health Medical Center — Florida's public hospital system and one of the largest in the nation — now sees an estimated 25 to 30 flakka patients a day, NBC News reports.<p>The mind-altering substance has been …

Drug Addiction

13 Winter Wedding Color Combos That Wow

Sure, summer weddings have their perks, like playing lawn games or roasting marshmallows around a fire pit, but winter weddings are made of romance. From enjoying eggnog around a stone fireplace to wearing that perfect winter wedding gown, everyone will be in the spirit on the day you say “I do.” …

Weddings

32 Cute Things To Distract From Your Awkward Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can be stressful but cute animals never are!

#JebCanFixIt May Have Just Been The Worst, Most Hilarious Decision Of Jeb Bush’s Campaign

Jeb Bush was supposed to be a shoo-in for the Republican nomination for president. Now, he can’t even debut a new slogan without people making fun of him.<p>As Mother Jones reports, the new “Jeb Can Fix It” logo signals an attempted campaign reworking, due to less than ideal poll numbers that have …

Government

7 Sleep Experts Share What They Do When They Can't Doze Off

Use their secrets to score more shuteye, stat.

15 Tricks to Sleep Better

Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks

"A Guest Tried to Stop My Wedding!"

For a few unlucky women, someone actually did decide to object to the ceremony rather than hold his or her peace. Read the stories from real brides below!<p>"The moment before the priest was about to pronounce us man and wife a voice rang out: 'I object.' There were gasps and titters and my heart …

Science says it’s harder for ’90s kids to lose weight, because science is an asshole

As the years go by, the body slows down. This is a sad but incontrovertible fact of life. Your organs decay, and the brutal ravages of time weather …

Young Europeans may die at earlier age than their grandparents, says WHO

World Health Organisation says smoking, drinking and obesity must be curbed in continent using tactics such as sugar tax<p>Young people across Europe may die at an earlier age than their grandparents if the region fails to curb smoking, drinking and obesity, the World Health Organisation has …

Hillary Clinton Calls Out Carly Fiorina's Planned Parenthood Lies

During an interview on CBS’s Face The Nation Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton didn’t mention Carly Fiorina’s name, but it was clear …

Government

John Kasich Supports Ohio Bill That Would Ban Abortions For Down Syndrome

WASHINGTON -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) will sign a state bill banning abortions for Down syndrome if it reaches his desk for approval.<p>"I would sign it, yes," Kasich said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” "Look, I'm a governor. I'm a CEO. I have to have a hand steady on the wheel. But in this …

John Kasich

Most awkward moments in the GOP debate

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Republican presidential hopefuls came prepared with their one-liners, zingers and attack lines. But the delivery didn't always play as well in practice as it might have in theory.<p>Trump's high-five/handshake moments with Bush, Carson<p>Jeb Bush offered up a slick reply to Donald …

Government

Donald Trump links vaccines to autism 'epidemic'

Trump said autism rates have risen over the past few decades, becoming "an epidemic," and that he's had employees whose children became autistic after taking vaccines.<p>"You take this little beautiful baby, and you pump — I mean, it looks like just it's meant for a horse and not for a child," Trump …

Donald Trump

Hilarious New Health Condition called "Donald Trump" Posted Online Goes Viral

Tumblr user Obvious Plant (aka Jeff Wysaski/PleatedJeans) is known for conducting some pretty clever pranks in which he “plants” fake signs around …

This biker saved a kitten's life. Then, the two took a cross-country road trip together.

It’s a match made in motorcycle heaven!<p>A biker named Pat Doody was just starting a massive road trip when he stumbled upon a kitten in need of help. …

Pets

New stethoscope shows how technology can reinvent health care

About 200 years ago, a French physician rolled a sheet of paper into a cylinder and held it up to the chest of a patient. The creation was crude and simple, but it worked. Rene Laenneac could better hear his patient's heartbeat, and the stethoscope was born.<p>Today, the stethoscope remains a fixture …

Photos of dogs on camping trips will make you want to go hiking

Goes to show the even dogs can feel some #wanderlust too! Over on Instagram, one account is quickly becoming famous for showing photos of dogs that …

Hiking

Snooze Alert: A Sleep Disorder May Be Harming Your Body And Brain

It's time for consumers to wake up to the risks of sleep disorders, scientists say.<p>More than 50 million adults in the U.S. have a disorder such as insomnia, restless leg syndrome or sleep apnea, according to an Institute of Medicine report. And it's now clear that a lack of sleep "not only …

Sleep

Implant 'traps' spreading cancer cells

<b>A small sponge-like implant that can mop up cancer cells as they move through the body has been developed by US researchers.</b><p>So far tested in mice, it is hoped the device could act as an early warning system in patients, alerting doctors to cancer spread.<p>The implant also seemed to stop rogue cancer …

Cancer

60+ Best DIY Halloween Decorations for 2017

Nicole CuteDIYprojects Blogger<p>With Halloween just around the corner, now’€™s the time to get into the Halloween spirit with some gorgeous and spooky …

Decorations

‘What’s a uterus?’ Health illiteracy could be the death of us

As a doctor I meet women who believe gynaecological cancer can be caused by promiscuity, and people who don’t know how to take their pills. Education is the remedy<p>It was late afternoon when I walked in to rescue my intern from a heated conversation with a man demanding antibiotics.<p>“Lifelong …

Sarah Palin: ‘Native Americans Should Go Back to Nativia’

Sarah Palin claimed today that Native Americans should leave America and go back to their homeland 'Nativia'. In an interview with Fox News this …

Polling Trajectory Shows Bernie Sanders Winning the Democratic Nomination. It's Time for America to Notice.

When Sarah Silverman introduced Senator Bernie Sanders to an energized crowd of 27,500 people in Los Angeles, POLITICO ran a piece that same day titled <i>Clinton asks staff to turn over email server, thumb drive</i>. On the day Bernie Sanders drew a crowd of 4,500 supporters in Reno, Hillary Clinton …

21+ Cats Who Use Dogs As Pillows

Who doesn't love to nap on a soft, fluffy pillow? Cats certainly do, especially if the pillow is a big, warm, soft dog. Cats and dogs may not get …