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Water balloon slingshots top list of unsafe summer toys

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:47pm

A Boston-based consumer watchdog group has warned of the dangers to children of water balloon slingshots, lawn darts and other summer toys.

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive?

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:03am

Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next?

Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo for hotels

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:33am

Alexa has a new job: hotel concierge.

Coach Kim: A vicious cycle that could hurt your relationship

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, master life coach Kim Giles explains the fear-trigger cycle that could wreak havoc in your relationship.

Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:28pm

A couple in eastern Germany have gotten married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground.

Ask Brianna: 5 money mistakes 20-somethings make

Brianna McGurran, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:37pm

all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to

10 delicious, easy last-minute Father's Day recipes

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 14th - 8:38pm

Did Father's Day sneak up on you this year? Don't worry —here's 10 easy and dietitian-approved Father's Day recipes that will make him feel the love.

Do I really need a financial adviser?

Walter Updegrave, CNN  |  Posted Jun 13th - 8:37pm

"If I just invest my money in some good low-cost mutual funds, do I really need to pay a financial adviser for help?"

7 best places to celebrate National Cupcake Lovers Day in Utah

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 13th - 11:24am

In honor of all you cupcake lovers out there, here are seven of the best places to celebrate National Cupcake Lovers Day in Utah.

Do you know what's growing on your kitchen towel?

Mark Lieber, CNN  |  Posted Jun 11th - 8:21am

Ever wonder how much bacteria is growing on your kitchen towel? A new study suggests that it may be a lot, and that the amount increases with family size and frequency of meat consumption.

Coach Kim: Are you an overthinker?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted Jun 11th - 7:18am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, life coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham from Relationship Radio share ways to stop overthinking and gain more peace.

'Not as easy as people think': Man makes $400K flipping home

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted Jun 8th - 8:37pm

Earlier this year, Lin He made a $400,000 profit from a single home flip.

Vaping essays: E-cigarette sellers offering scholarships

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 8th - 12:49pm

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping.

Should I pay off my debt or save for emergencies first?

Anna Bahney, CNN  |  Posted Jun 8th - 11:02am

"Why do financial experts recommend creating an emergency fund before paying off credit card debt?" Here's how to build up that emergency fund while knocking down your credit card debt.

What to spend money on (and what to DIY) as a new homeowner

Anna Bahney, CNN  |  Posted Jun 8th - 8:39am

After the thrill of buying a new home wears off, new owners can get overwhelmed thinking about all the new costs incurred.

Want to spend less time on your phone? Join on a no-screens challenge

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 7th - 7:00pm

Do you feel like you might be spending too much time on your phone, even as your list of "to-do's" grows longer and longer? Join the team on our no-screens challenge.

Feeling disgust helps us stay healthy, study says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Jun 6th - 8:36pm

Disgust is our guardian: Though most of us would rather not feel this unpleasant emotion, it helps us avoid disease and infection, new research suggests.

4 ways to raise a child to be an intuitive eater

Devrie Pettit, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 5th - 8:37pm

A parent should exemplify the qualities of an intuitive eater if they want their child to have positive food associations.

Too much bad news can make you sick

Alexandra Pattillo, CNN  |  Posted Jun 1st - 7:32pm

With every news alert or breaking story, our world seems to be pushed further and further into crisis. It is taking a serious toll on our environment but also on our mental health.

Online dating lowers self-esteem and increases depression, studies say

Juliet Marateck, CNN  |  Posted May 31st - 8:37pm

Before there were smartphones, singles would often go to bars or clubs and try to meet "the One," or at least the one for that night. Alcohol-induced courage and a steep bar tab later, singles were on top of their game or it was "game over" — until the next weekend.