Wendy Lezama

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Clothes dryer may have switched on cycle of dog’s nightly ritual

<b>Dear Dr. Fox:</b><p>We have a lovely little 8-year-old Shih Tzu we adopted seven years ago from a shelter. She seems to know her bedtime, so she retires to the laundry room on her own at 9 p.m. to spend the night on her pillow.<p>However, she has developed one unusual habit: Before she falls asleep, she …

Pets

I Had No Idea I Had Fibromyalgia—Here’s How I Finally Got Diagnosed

Julianne Davis felt achy and too tired to move—and as weeks turned into months, the feeling didn't go away. Her doctors said she was fine and would …

Pain

What Hurricane Categories Really Mean

When hurricane season arrives each year on June 1, phrases such as "storm surge," "wind speed," and "eyewall" suddenly become part of the summer …

Bank holidays 2018: How you can get 24 days off in a row, using just 14 of annual leave

The last weekend of March will mark the start of a succession of Spring bank holidays in the United Kingdom.<p>Thanks to Easter falling early in 2018, the months of April and May provide a significant amount of time for sought-after home improvements and potentially stressful family staycations. The …

Northern Ireland

An Astrologer Predicts the Fate of Everyone in the White House

She told us that trouble is coming in August.<p>The Trump administration has brought a fresh and exhausting sense of chaos to American political life. In previous years, the senior staff of the White House, while not exactly anonymous, has been cloaked securely in boredom. Americans always knew that …

Donald Trump

The King of Contempt

Donald Trump’s campaign against America<p>It’s hard to put a finger on where his campaign of contempt for American institutions began, but Donald Trump’s years-long allegation that President Obama wasn’t born in the United States of America is as good a place as any. In addition to the fact that it …

Donald Trump

The Science Behind Why You Should Keep Reading Print Books

Every time we move, my husband and I have the same argument. “Do we have to take ALL of these books?” (The answer is always a dirty scowl and a “YES!”)<p>I have a ton of physical books that I insist on carting from house to house, state to state. It drives him crazy. Boxes of heavy books are not …

Books

29 Songs You Forgot You Used To Love In The '00s

Take a trip down memory lane.

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

11 Comics That Perfectly Sum Up The Wonderfully Weird Ways Of Cats

When you own a cat, you grow used to their little idiosyncrasies. The dead vermin left at your door, the midnight racing around the house, the obsession with boxes ― these are all charming quirks to cat owners. But the habits that are commonplace to cat lovers are truly strange to outsiders. It’s …

8 Elegant Facts About Russian Blue Cats

We’ve ogled the British Blue Shorthair, and admired the plush gray fur of the Chartreux from France. Now, it’s time for a crash course on Russia’s …

Learn when to delegate and when to micromanage

Micromanaging has become a dirty word in the corporate world. It's used by employees to describe overzealous managers, who don't trust them to perform the simplest of tasks without constant intervention.<p>Certainly, no one wants to work for a boss, who allows them no freedom, and who doesn't want …

Employment