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Holiday Activities That Can Increase Your Heart Attack Risk On Christmas Eve

A recent study revealed that 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve is the peak time for vulnerable people to get a heart attack. What are the activities that may increase the chances of a heart attack this holiday season?

Feature | Health December 21, 2018

'Pokémon GO' Ended 2016 With A Bang, Scoring Highest Weekly Revenue Since Launch

'Pokémon GO' bagged its highest weekly revenue in the last week of 2016, scoring nearly $5 million on Dec. 31 alone. This marked the game's highest-grossing week since launch and the holiday event played a big role in this performance.

Video Games January 10, 2017

Weight Loss Tips: Here's How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Worried about gaining a few extra pounds during the holidays? We've listed down several tips so you can still indulge and eat the meals you want while still keeping yourself healthy.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 24, 2016

6 Best Food And Drink Recipe Apps For The Holidays: From Healthy In A Hurry To Mixology

Don't worry if you're preparing your holiday feast at the last minute. Here are six of the best food and drink recipe apps that will help you create healthy holiday dishes and amazing cocktails ideal for the merrymaking.

Apps/Software December 24, 2016

Beware: Binge Drinking Can Trigger Holiday Heart Syndrome And Damage The Brain

Drinking during the holidays is normal, but drinking a little too much can cause a multitude of complications. Doctors warn about the effects of binge drinking on two vital organs: the heart and brain.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 24, 2016

What Is Holiday Heart Syndrome And How Can You Prevent It?

How do you prevent Holiday Heart Syndrome? Get to know the dangers of Holiday Heart Syndrome. Find out how, with mindfulness, you can still enjoy your holidays and skip a trip to the hospital.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 24, 2016

American Heart Association Offers Tips On How To Eat Healthy During Holidays

Holidays usually mean a lot of eating and a lot of drinking. The American Heart Association shares some insight on how we can make the holidays a little healthier.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 23, 2016

How To Fight Holiday Stress, Depression Or The Winter Blues

The most wonderful time of the year can also be the bluest and most stressful. Find out why the holidays that bring so much joy to others can trigger stress and deep sadness in some, and how to overcome the holiday blues.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 23, 2016

Holiday Season Kills: Deaths Spike Between Christmas And New Year's Day

More people die of natural causes between Christmas day and New Year's day. What could be driving the spike in deaths during the holiday season?

Public Health December 22, 2016

Xbox One S Holiday Bundles: Gears Of War 4, Minecraft Favorites, Battlefield 1 Bundles And More

Xbox One S is Microsoft's newest video game console, and it has helped the company surpass the PlayStation 4 for three months. Microsoft is hoping these new bundles can continue the rebound for the rest of 2016.

Gadgets October 26, 2016

People In US, Germany, Japan Gain Weight During Different Holidays: Study

A new study confirms that most people really do gain weight during the holiday season. The trend was seen particularly among 3,000 participants from the United States, Japan and Germany.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 21, 2016

Happy Father's Day: 5 Facts About The Day We Celebrate Dad

Sunday, June 19 marks the day we celebrate fathers all over the world. Who invented Father's Day, and what are some fun facts about the day we honor dads?

Life & Style June 18, 2016

Happy National Doughnut Day: 5 Facts About America's Favorite Sugary Snack

On Friday, June 3, America — and even Canada — celebrates the wonderful sweet treat that is the doughnut. Here are five fun facts about that delicious ring-shaped treat that everyone knows and loves.

Life & Style June 3, 2016

Sherlock Holmes Day: 10 Facts You Might Not Know About The World's Greatest Detective

May 22 is Sherlock Holmes Day, which was also the birthday of Holmes' creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Here are 10 little-known facts about the world's most famous detective.

Sci-Fi May 21, 2016

Happy Cinco De Mayo 2016: 5 Facts You Might Not Know About The Holiday

Cinco de Mayo is a well-known holiday, but most who celebrate it don't actually know much about it. Here are five facts about why we like to drink margaritas and eat Mexican food on the 5th day of May.

Life & Style May 4, 2016

Functional Exercises To Burn Holiday Calories From New Year’s Parties

Now that you’ve survived the calorie rush of Christmas and New Year, perhaps it’s time to start burning some you gained over the holidays. Here is a list of several functional exercises to help you stay fit and healthy.

Life January 2, 2016

Here Are The Best Low-Calorie New Year's Drinks For Guiltless Holiday Drinking

You can have a night filled with guilt-free holiday drinking, but it does need careful consideration. Here we list down the best low-calorie drinks you can indulge in during holiday parties.

Life December 31, 2015

Ways To Get Back On Track After Holiday Weight Gain

There is so much more to losing the weight you gained during the holidays than what you currently know. Fortunately, all hope is not lost. Here are a few tips to help yourself get back on track after gaining weight.

Life December 28, 2015

Salmonella Can Survive In Holiday Cookies For Up To Six Months

Salmonella and other pathogenic bugs can survive for at least six months in holiday cookies and crackers. This is surprising news for researchers, as salmonella contamination more typically occurs in high-moisture foods, not dry goods such as these holiday treats.

Life December 28, 2015

Five Studies Reveal How Money Can Buy You Happiness

Money can't buy you love, but it can surely buy you happiness. Here are five reasons as to how and why the power of purchasing can give you and the people around you a reason to smile.

Society December 25, 2015

'Destiny' Players Are Getting A Holiday Present From Bungie On Jan. 7

Bungie is no stranger to doling out gifts during the holidays, and 2015 is no different: 'Destiny' players can expect to find a gift when they return to the tower on Jan. 7.

Geek December 23, 2015

Want To Avoid Christmas Weight Gain? Practical Tips To Stay Fit During The Holidays

For many people, it is difficult to avoid the hearty and scrumptious meals typically served at Christmas parties, causing them to take in more calories than they actually need. Find out how to avoid packing in the extra pounds during the holidays with these practical tips to staying fit and healthy.

Life December 23, 2015

Depressed On Christmas? Science-Tested Ways To Fight Depression During The Holiday Season

Along with the buzz and excitement coming from the holiday season, most people also experience bouts of sadness and melancholy. Fortunately, scientific studies have shown many ways to combat holiday blues.

Life December 22, 2015

Holiday Travelers Expected To Top 100 Million: American Automobile Association Forecast

AAA forecasted a 1.4 percent rise this year in holiday travelers. It also predicted 2015 as the seventh consecutive year during which year-end holiday travel will have grown.

Business December 16, 2015

Mom Facebook-Shamed For Overflowing Gifts Under Christmas Tree

A stolen Instagram photo leads to a mom getting harshly criticized on Facebook. Emma Tapping defended her tree, however, and kept her holiday spirit up in spite of the backlash.

Internet Culture December 12, 2015

That One Time Lobo Killed Santa Claus

Lobo + Christmas = CARNAGE

Movies/TV Shows December 9, 2015

Terror Threats Prompt State Department To Issue Rare Worldwide Travel Alert

Several terrorist attacks have already happened this year alone, prompting the U.S. State Department to raise a worldwide travel alert for Americans traveling abroad. It cautioned citizens to be on high alert at all times, especially this coming holiday season.

Society November 24, 2015

GameStop Is Kicking Off Black Friday - On Tuesday, Nov. 24

Christmas starts earlier and earlier each year, and GameStop is keeping that trend going: the gaming retailer's 'Pre-Black Friday Event' deals have just made their way online.

Geek November 20, 2015

What The Heck Is World Science Day? (And Why Should I Care?)

World Science Day is a real thing. Here's why you should care about it.

Energy November 10, 2015

25 Million: Number Of Travelers Expected By Airlines During Thanksgiving 2015

Airlines for America released a report of their projected number of passengers this Thanksgiving. There is an estimated 25.3 million travelers to be carried by US airlines during the 12-day holiday.

Business November 6, 2015

Amazon Is Hiring 100,000 Holiday Workers This Year: More Than Target, Wal-Mart, Macy's

Amazon is set to hire 100,000 seasonal worker to meet the demands of holiday shoppers. The figure is a 25 percent jump from 2014 and outpaces the hires from rival retailers such as Target, Macy's and Wal-Mart.

Business October 21, 2015

Microsoft Teasing New Xbox One Console Bundles

Console bundles are a huge part of any publisher's holiday plans, and it looks like Microsoft is getting ahead of the game: it's already teasing a number of new Xbox One bundles.

Geek September 25, 2015

Pioneer Day Or Pie And Beer Day? Here's What You Should Know

A counter-holiday to Utah's official Pioneer Day is getting more popular every year. As the state takes the day off, many non-Mormons prefer to celebrate with a brew and a slice.

Society July 25, 2015

Father's Day 2015: The 14 Best Movies And TV Shows On Netflix To Watch With Your Dad

Happy Father's Day! Tell your dad how much you love him and then watch these movies and TV shows on Netflix Instant Streaming with him.

Movies/TV Shows June 21, 2015

The History Of Father's Day: 7 Facts About The Holiday's Origins

Father's Day is on Sunday, June 21 this year. While you decide which tie you're going to buy for your dad, here is how the holiday got started in the first place.

Feature June 18, 2015

Why Do We Celebrate Memorial Day? 6 Facts About The History Of The Holiday

Memorial Day weekend is here, which means a lot of fun for a lot of people. However, the true somber meaning of the holiday shouldn't be forgotten.

Feature May 22, 2015

'Saturday Night Live' Gives The Funniest Mother's Day Tribute Ever With Host Reese Witherspoon

'Saturday Night Live' got Mother's Day off to a hilarious start with its May 9 episode with host Reese Witherspoon. With the cast members' real moms around, this clip will also probably make you cry.

Movies/TV Shows May 10, 2015

Mother's Day 2015: 6 Movies On Netflix To Watch With Your Mom

Happy Mother's Day! If you need a last-minute gift idea, what could be better than spending time with your mom watching one of these movies on Netflix Instant Streaming?

Movies/TV Shows May 10, 2015

Mother's Day 2015: 7 Facts About The Surprisingly Sad History Of The Holiday

You should celebrate your mom every day but especially on Mother's Day. While a day dedicated to honoring all the mothers in our lives needs no explanation, here's how the holiday came to be.

Feature May 7, 2015

Cinco De Mayo 2015: 9 Freebies And Deals To Help You Have The Best Fiesta Ever

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate with these nine freebies, deals and discounts that will give you all the food and fun you could ask for on this holiday.

Feature May 4, 2015

Cinco De Mayo 2015: 6 Facts About The Holiday's History And Traditions

You should know that Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. Here's how the holiday came to be and why we still celebrate it today.

Feature May 2, 2015

Free Comic Book Day 2015: The Complete List Of Free Titles Available

Free Comic Book Day 2015 is this Saturday, May 2. If the possibility of snagging one of these 50 titles isn't enticing enough, we don't know what will be.

Geek May 1, 2015

May Day 2015: The History Of The Holiday Shows That There Are Many Reasons Why We Celebrate It

May Day takes place on May 1 every year. However, there is so much more to this holiday than commemorating the start of the fifth month of the year.

Feature April 29, 2015

Get Free Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Today In Honor Of National Superhero Day

Today is National Superhero Day, and you can celebrate with a truly super deal at your local Krispy Kreme location. So many doughnuts, so little time.

Internet Culture April 28, 2015

National Pretzel Day 2015: Here's Where To Get Free Pretzels

National Pretzel Day is Sunday, April 26 this year, and of course, there's going to be ways to snag some free pretzels. How could there not be?

Internet Culture April 24, 2015

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