While many of us have general fears and anxieties about public speaking or sitting in a plane during a turbulent flight, having a full-blown phobia for a specific object or situation can be detrimental to your career, relationships, social life, or day-to-day well-being.
More and more studies prove that sitting for long hours at your desk job is detrimental to your health in the long run. To decrease the health risks of chronic sitting, you need to learn how to sit properly so that you aren't setting yourself up for long-term back pain and other serious health problems.
While it may be tempting to rely on canned beans to save time, going through the process of preparing dried beans for cooking can actually be better for you in the long run—for both your physical and financial health.
Most of us know that chocolate is bad for dogs, but many other human foods are also extremely harmful if accidentally eaten by your pet.
For most humans, Zlata's level of flexiblity is simply not possible. The Russian contortionist has trained in extreme gymnastics since the age of 14, but her superhuman pliability cannot be entirely attributed to her acquired skills. Zlata has a rare condition called Ehlers–Danlos syndrome:
What do you guys think about all these "pleasant" ties? I'm so not cool with waking up to watch a game, only to fall asleep again. The lack of goals scored in these first few games is really discouraging and detrimental to new viewers and the growth of the sport in the U.S. This is apparently one of the lowest scoring World Cups in a long time.
A work acquaintance you don't know very well invites you to his backyard barbecue and you don't really want to go. Do you politely decline or do you feel paranoid about hurting his feelings and say "yes"?
Many windows users, if not all, run into a virus infection once in a while. This is unavoidable when using Microsoft's operating system. Without digressing too much, the fact that Windows is such a popular OS with no controlled software sources makes it easy for viruses and malware to spread. And while there's a plethora of antivirus tools for Windows, sometimes infections (such as certain scareware) can disable the install and/or use of antivirus systems and render your OS unusable until cle...