Sharing Our Dirty Houses

If your house is always clean and your life is free of problems, there's no need to read this.

How to Create a "Real" Patronus Charm!

Any devoted Harry Potter fan will remember the Patronus charm (magic spell). In the magical world, if you want to keep Dementors from sucking out your soul, you better master it. In our reality, there is also Patronus charm of sorts that we can use to make our life happier.

Why Do We Yearn for Celebrity News?

Why do people yearn for celebrity news? At least some of the hunger centers around schadenfreude -- having joy in the suffering of others. People often act as if joy is dependent on achieving material gain. Seeing people that seem to have it all suffer (going through divorce, substance abuse, mental illness, etc.), momentarily shatters that illusion.

How to Save Many Billions on Medication

The bad news: with the exception of the biopharmaceuticals, there have not been a lot of real breakthroughs in medicines lately. The good news: with the exception of the biopharmaceuticals, there have not been a lot of real breakthroughs in medicines lately. How can the good and bad news be the exact same news?