Do you know the best way to remove a tick? I do. I do it all the time. I’ve removed DOZENS of ticks from myself, my husband, and my dogs! I’ll show you — from my own experience using tweezers and videos from others showing easy ways to remove ticks without tweezers. Do you know which ticks carry Lyme Disease? I’ll tell you — so you’ll know which ones to look for where you live and exactly what they look like.
Yes, I have something in common with some very famous SNL comedians. I took an improv comedy class – just like they did at the beginning of their careers. Trust me, if I can do it so can you. Here is my personal experience taking an improv comedy class, how it taught me that laughter really is the best therapy, and some of the specific health benefits I continue to enjoy long after I graduated from my first improv class. Here’s what it’s like…
Ladies: Have you got endometriosis… and/or cysts on your ovaries? If so there’s probably a laparoscopy in your future! I’m here to tell you endometriosis surgery is not that bad. I had severe endometriosis and 2 large ovarian cysts removed laparoscopically Here’s how it went for me…
I recently went for a diagnostic 3D mammogram following a traditional 2D mammogram. Here’s what I learned about who should consider having 3D breast imaging done, and how health care providers and insurance are involved.
A full body detox doesn’t mean you spend a week in the bathroom with an ‘occupied’ tag on the door. Here are 6 simple things that give your body a natural detox. You can self detox and do a natural body cleanse without drinking only water or participating in fad detox diets.
Think you might have low blood pressure? The most common symptoms of low blood pressure are lightheadedness, dizziness, and fainting — usually when you’re going from a lying down or sitting position to a standing position. I have low blood pressure. Here are 5 things that initially surprised me about low blood pressure, plus some low blood pressure treatment ideas for you to try.
Have sleep problems? Me too. I recently spent the night at a Sleep Center to participate in a sleep study to see if I might have obstructive sleep apnea. Here’s what my sleep test was like (with sleep study pictures), plus some of my best tips to help you prepare for your own sleep study test. See what I wish I’d known before staying in a sleep study room and being attached to all of those sleep study wires!
Thinking of getting a Fitbit activity tracker? I got one! Here’s my Fitbit Flex review including all of the Fitbit benefits and advantages as I see them, tips for using the Fitbit wristband, and how to use the Fitbit Flex tracker without a phone.
Fun Halloween costume ideas for a weatherman (or a weatherman wannabee). Think along these lines: hurricane, sun, flood, mother nature, global warming, earth day, hail, clouds, snow globe, el nino, weatherman, tsunami, rain, snow, mother earth, blizzard, lightning, wind, stormy weather, rainbow, tornado, weather forecast, snowman, snowflake, wind turbine and solar panel costume ideas!
My husband received a melanoma diagnosis from a mole on his arm. You can see in his skin cancer photos how the mole grew and changed colors over 6 years. Here’s what we’ve learned about the best melanoma treatment options, what the melanoma stages of cancer mean, and what melanoma looks like. We hope you’ll find this information helpful if you or someone in your family is diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer.
I suffer from ongoing neck pain. My favorite ‘adjustment’ at the chiropractor’s office (up til now) has been what I refer to as ‘the neck crack’ or ‘that one that twists your neck’. Then, I read about the dangers of having a chiropractor crack your neck, so I studied up on it. Here’s what I’ve learned about neck manipulation — both from having it done myself and from talking to my chiropractor and others about it.
Wondering how to clear a clogged ear? Good news… it can be done naturally! I’ve tried these home remedies for clogged ears with great results. Here are 8 natural ways to relieve the pain and unclog ears yourself.
There’s a difference between home mosquito control and insect repellents. See what makes each of these mosquito preventatives unique, how using natural mosquito repellent sprays can help, and why they’re better than other mosquito repellents on the market.
Have you had chicken pox? If so, you might end up with an outbreak of a different kind later on. The shingles virus can lay dormant in your system for years, and if you have a weakened immune system one day — you might very well be on the hunt for a treatment for shingles. I’ve witnessed this with my dad. Here’s what you need to know about the treatment options available — including home remedies for shingles, and what you need to know about the shingles contagious period.
I have PTSD and I’m not a veteran. Causes of PTSD aren’t the same for everyone. You might have it and not even know it. You or someone you love might be suffering from untreated Post Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms. I’ll take you through the causes of PTSD, how to decide which PTSD treatment options are best for you, and how to find PTSD apps and PTSD therapists to help you recover.
Learn how to meditate anywhere – indoors or outdoors, alone or with others. A yoga teacher shares 4 methods of non-traditional meditation practice you probably wouldn’t think about – 4 fun ways to meditate without even really trying!
Here’s what it’s like being a meteorologist. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of weather TV stations to see the type of meteorology equipment they use to predict the weather and what they do every day at work. Plus tips to help you become a meteorologist or weather person some day.
Acupuncture benefits those of us who prefer a holistic approach to medical issues. We live in an over-medicated society and sometimes alternative approaches (like an acupuncture treatment or two) are a better option than prescriptions. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of acupuncture therapy. Does your dog or cat have aches and pains? See how acupuncture can help your pets, too!
Spring is in the air and so are insects like bees, wasps, and mosquitos! An allergic reaction to bites or stings from any of these can be very scary… and sometimes even fatal. Always keep Benadryl on hand and know these allergic reaction symptoms to watch for — to keep your kids, your pets, and yourself safe.
There are a lot of mixed messages out there when it comes to how much Vitamin C is really safe to take on a daily basis. We clarify the recommended daily dose of Vitamin C that is safely allowed per day, along with signs that you might be experiencing a Vitamin C overdose.
Do you have a ganglion cyst? I do! I’ve had it for years — it comes and goes. Here’s what I’ve learned about Ganglion cysts, ganglion cyst treatment, and ganglion cyst removal. Basically a ganglion cyst does not require treatment, but if it’s causing you pain or is just in a bad spot then you might want to have it surgically removed. Here’s what I’ve learned.
What is a zumba workout? Zumba fitness features Latin inspired dance routines, combined with interval and resistance training. The idea is to take the work out of workout and make exercising fun. Most people taking Zumba classes forget they are even working out! There are 7 types of classes making it attractive for all ages and all fitness levels. You can do your first Zumba workout right here… by watching these free full length online Zumba videos!
What are the best Super Bowl ads of all time? Here are 20 of our top picks, including the 1984 MacIntosh ad, Mean Joe Greene & Coke, and more classics!
You (and your kids) will enjoy watching these old school Sesame Street videos online. Hours of fun – and FREE – entertainment!
A list of online videos that will motivate you or just make you smile and feel happy to be alive. Enjoy!
The Internet is loaded with funny workout videos which highlight bloopers, accidents, and things gone wrong when exercising or training. These are the BEST workout videos gone wrong. This collection of online videos is guaranteed to have you rolling on the floor laughing!
Check out the video footage of these guys as they jump from extremely high places on Earth and then soar through the air at speeds of up to 140 miles per hour. There is one overhead view of 2 of them before they jumped that is simply breathtaking!
The best part for both dad and daughter… not only was this video shown on TV news and sports programs all across America, but now it’s also making the rounds on the Internet! Their 15 minutes of fame brought smiles to millions of people today.
This video shows what it was like when the 2 men who raised “Christian” the lion cub for the first year of his life… then released him into the wild in Africa… then reunited with him — on his turf, where he had become the leader of his pride of lions. Amazing.
A brief rant about national advertisers and the untimeliness of the TV commercials they’re running lately. Hint: It’s not the holidays anymore!…
I’ve never seen — or heard — Eric O’Shea perform before. Turns out, he’s a REALLY funny comedian. Check out this video, for example…
Doritos is looking for an undiscovered music artist to perform a great song for a Doritos commercial. This is part of Doritos’ annual superbowl contest event, with the winner to get their song aired on TV, along with a record deal.
Okay, so the Momix dancers may not be the same as the Jello dancers, but they are the new Hanes dancers! Check out the Hanes commercial which features performers from the Momix Dance Company…
No one says it better than a 3-year-old. TOO cute!…
The magician’s secret is revealed… well kind of. Watch this video, then answer two quick questions to see how good your perception is. You won’t believe your eyes!
Here are a few funny videos that were taped during QVC or Home Shopping Channel on-air live programming. These funny videos featuring accidents, bloopers, and random mishaps which took place on one of the home shopping channels. You’ve gotta love live TV… you just never know what’s going to happen next!
It’s just not right… that the following MAJOR companies can get away with this type of advertising! I’m sure I’ll be adding to the list as time goes on. If you can think of others, please do share.
Prepare to be dazed and amazed. This ‘Book of Cool’ is an online slideshow through dozens of unique sports and activities. The photos depict only the best of the best… the true superstars and heroes in their fields. This is what having FUN is all about…
Here are some fun(ny) videos for a Friday afternoon. Start your day off right… laughing!
Following are links to ‘live streaming’ animal cams featuring: baby pandas, elephants, giraffes, gorillas, apes, seals, black bears, polar bears, beluga whales, shamu, dolphins, and penguins. PLUS… an incredible live streaming video from a wildlife cam in South Africa!
Funny videos that will make you laugh!
A collection of funny car commercials, plus a few truly classy ones as well. It’s interesting when you read how and why they created some of these ads!
There’s nothing like watching a bunch of amazingly talented naked babies performing synchronized swimming in a pool of crystal clear water… This is a video of a commercial for Evian Water:
Watch the videos which accompany each of these radio ads: ‘Mr. Overzealous Foul Ball Catcher’ and ‘Mr. Ceremonial First Pitch Thrower Outer’.
From deep in the vault… I have compiled a huge collection of some of the best video clips I have ever seen!…
Here’s the full-length video footage of Jon Stewart on CNN, plus a transcript of what he actually said during CNN’s Crossfire show with Tucker Carlson.
Check out this Dodge Durango ad. In it, two guys converse in the men’s room about the extra 7 inches… of the new Durango, silly!
Beer Goggles is a funny beer commercial. It will make you want to run out and get your own set of goggles!
Bud Light’s ‘Real Men of Genius’ and ‘Real American Heroes’ commercials are incredibly creative… and funny! Here are our favorites…
Here are some of the funniest — and most embarrassing — audio and video clips of people singing the Star-Spangled Banner VERY badly.