Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
Using Artificial Sweeteners to Avoid Sugar May Do More Harm Than Good
New research may confirm what many have thought for some time: artificial sweeteners like Splenda and Equal cause more problems than they solve when it comes to having a healthier diet.
Home Buyers Should Ask Sellers About These 5 Things Before Making an Offer
If you're in the home-buying process, be aware of these particularly important considerations—and only the home's current owner can provide the answers.
New Home or Older Home? 5 Things to Consider Before You Buy
When choosing between buying a newly built home or a pre-owned, older one, here are five important considerations to think about before making your decision.
Drinking Too Much Now Can Make You Forget … Much Later
A recent study showed a link between heavy drinking in mid-life with severe memory loss later in life.
Starting a House Hunt? 6 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Home
From loan pre-approval to local market rates, here are six important things to know before you start the home-buying process.
5 Home Improvements to Raise the Value of Your House
The recent pickup in the housing market may be giving you the feeling it’s time to finally put your home on the market and upgrade to your next dream house. So what are the best ways to do that?
Real Estate Red Flags — 5 Things to Look Out for When Buying a Home
Sometimes a great deal on a house is just too good to be true, leaving you with a home in dire need of extensive—and expensive—repairs. Here's what to look out for.
5 Important Things You Should Know About That Year-End Bonus
This time of year, with all the present buying, snow shoveling and family visiting, rarely do we have a moment to really think through that year-end bonus we hope is coming. But there are some important things you should know about your bonus—before you rely on it to cover the cost of all…
5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Year-End Bonus
This is the time of year when some of us find a little extra in our paychecks, or get a nice fat bonus after we’ve already been paid. It’s a great way to end the year, but if you don’t plan ahead and think it through, that bonus could disappear quickly, along with the smile it gave…
5 Hilarious Calls Made to the Butterball Turkey Hotline
We aren’t all master chefs accustomed to cooking huge meals for dozens people, so the kind folks at Butterball have been answering all our Thanksgiving-turkey-cooking-related questions for years. And during that time, they've had some funny calls.
5 Fun Ways to Keep Kids and Grandparents Busy Over Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving means the whole family—in-laws, distant cousins, grandparents and grandchildren—gets together to share a meal, catch up and generally spend some quality time together. If you're the host, it can be a challenge to entertain such a broad gathering of people.
These 8 Companies Will Hire the Most Seasonal Workers in 2013
With November's arrival, we're fast approaching the holiday shopping season, and with that time of year comes seasonal-employment opportunities. Whether you’re between jobs or in the midst of a lengthy job search, or if you’re in school and need to earn some cash during the break, seasonal work can …