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Carly Vandergriendt

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How To Ditch Your Razor Forever

Hair removal has gone high-tech. Could itchy stubble become a thing of the past? Read More »

3 Health and Fitness Conspiracy Theories Debunked

These three prominent conspiracy theories have changed the way that we think about health. 1. Vaccines cause autism. Vaccine conspiracy theories have been around nearly as ... Read More »

What You Need to Know About the Smart Condom

Dying to know the velocity of your thrusts? This "smart" condom can help. Read More »

How Much Pee Is in That Pool? The Answer May Surprise You

A new study has revealed that public pools may contain up to 19 gallons of urine. Read More »

6 Diseases You'll Get at Music Festivals

Attendance at big-name summer music festivals — like Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Glastonbury — have skyrocketed in recent years, making these events among the most lucrative in the ... Read More »

Should You Sleep on Amethysts?

Crystals are pretty to look at, but their healing powers are likely all in your head. Read More »

Peeps Flavored Oreos and 17 Other Foods That Can Change the Pallor of Your Poo

People who overdosed on Oreo Peeps made a disturbing discovery when they took a look in the toilet bowl the morning after. Read More »

Does Soy Make Men Sterile?

Decade-old research caused a frenzy of would-be fathers to avoid soy. Were they right to be concerned? Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Quitting Deodorant

Have you ever forgotten to apply antiperspirant? Chances are you received a smelly reminder of why you feel the need to grease your pits with ... Read More »

How Bad Driving Posture Can Ruin Your Body

How long is your commute? If you're like the average American, you spend about an hour getting to and from work each day. Sitting Is ... Read More »

How Sleep Deprivation Alters Your DNA

Forty-five percent of Americans report poor or insufficient sleep, according to the Sleep Health Index. But a mere week of missed sleep can actually alter ... Read More »

The 10 Most Common Sexual Fantasies

Everyone has sexual fantasies, but it turns out our fantasies aren't so different. Read More »

Fentanyl-Related Overdoses Are on the Rise — Here's What You Need to Know

The number of fentanyl-related overdoses is on the rise. Here's what you need to know. Read More »

5 Unexpected Ways People Are Fighting Drug Addiction

In 2015, an estimated 20.8 million Americans — that's more than 7% of the population — met the criteria for alcohol and illicit drug use disorder, while a mere 2.2 million ... Read More »

11 Things You Never Knew About Masturbation

Like your “alone time?" You’re not alone. Test your masturbation savviness with these 11 random facts. 1. According to experts, it’s good for you. The ... Read More »

This is What Staring at a Screen All Day Does To Your Eyes

If you work at a computer, in all likelihood you've already experienced symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome, a collection of uncomfortable symptoms that can affect ... Read More »

This is Why All Your Houseplants Keep Dying

Is your living space a death chamber for anything with roots? Read More »

3 Disgusting Things That Can Happen to Your Toenails

Has one of these disgusting but all-too-common toenail problems left you afraid to take off your socks? Read More »

The Weirdest Things People Have Done While Sleepwalking

You don’t have to do have a sleep disorder to do something embarrassing in your sleep. But let’s be honest, talking or wetting ... Read More »

7 Times Goop's Health Advice Was out of Control

Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle site has been divisive since it first appeared in 2008. In honor of Goop's tenth year online, let's take a look at some ... Read More »

Distinguishing Between Natural and Synthetic Hallucinogens

Hallucinogens are a diverse bunch. From peyote to LSD, here's what you need to know about these mind-bending substances. Read More »

How to Avoid the Munchies

After red eyes and giggling, the munchies are among the most widely-recognized side effects of getting high. But is a munchie problem sabotaging your weight ... Read More »

Can You Use VR to Get Fit?

Virtual reality may be able to help you get fit, but it'll cost you. Read More »

The Truth About 6 Health-Related Old Wives' Tales

You've probably heard these six old wives' tales. Here's why you should think twice before following them. THE OLD WIVES’ TALE: “Knuckle cracking causes arthritis.” ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About the Newly Discovered Human Organ

Surprise! Look what was hiding in your abdominal cavity... Read More »

Does Booze Flush out Calories?

If only alcohol had magical weight-loss powers. Unfortunately, it's more likely to interfere with weight loss than aid it. This is your digestive system on ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Body Odor

Stinky pits got you down? Perhaps it's time to "arm" yourself against BO. Read More »