Study: Both men and women feel less stress at work than at home
In a newly released study in the Journal of Science and Medicine, researchers carefully examined the levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, of a variety of workers throughout the day. The data clearly showed that both men and women are significantly less stressed out at work than they are at home.
And the women they studied said they were happier at work. While the men said they felt happier at home.
Five myths about caffeine
But how much do you know about the drug - and yes, it is a drug - you're consuming? Before downing one more gulp of your favorite stimulant, let go of some persistent, caffeinated myths.
Obama invites foreign tourists to U.S. attractions
President Barack Obama wants to boost tourism by cutting wait times for customs and implementing other plans that will entice foreign visitors to the United States. He described his initiative while visiting some of baseball's most hallowed ground - the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.
McDonald's new mascot: Creepy or kid-friendly?
This week, McDonald's introduced "a new animated Happy Meal character that brings fun and excitement to kids' meals while also serving as an ambassador for balanced and wholesome eating." Not surprisingly, the American reaction to Happy's introduction has been one of horror.
Meteor shower may make a dazzling sight this week
Incoming! A major meteor shower is set to streak across the skies this week as Earth passes through dust streams released by a comet two centuries ago. Counting the meteors may give clues to the comet's past.
EBay asks users to change their passwords after cyber-attack
EBay, operator of the online- auction site, asked users to change their passwords after a cyber-attack exposed a database with login information and data such as birthdays and phone numbers.
Are no-kill shelters good for cats and dogs?
Today, 70 percent of American pet owners believe unwanted dogs, unless they are incurably ill or irredeemably aggressive, should be cared for indefinitely.
This reversal in public opinion seems like a major success for animals, but it's not that simple.
Rules for avoiding those travel road bumps
The secrets to a hassle-free summer vacation seem simple enough: Keep a checklist. Read the rules, especially if you're flying. Take photos of your rental car. Don't make assumptions about your hotel.
Can technology help you and your friends choose a restaurant?
Deciding where to eat, drink, relax and chat with friends should be a pleasure, but instead it's an engine of hesitancy and chagrin. As a result of that hesitancy and chagrin, you often end up going to the same handful of tried and true restaurants instead of branching out. What if technology could solve this problem by collecting a party's various dietary, monetary and atmospheric preferences and producing a restaurant that will delight everyone?
The joy of losing friends on Facebook
I'm on a Facebook cleanse, and it's making me fall back in love with the social network I couldn't stand for years. You should do it, too.
- Study: Both men and women feel less stress at work than at home