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.
Warning: That Ebola Cure You Found Online Isn’t an Ebola Cure
While there are companies pedaling them, there are no legitimate cures for Ebola to be found online.
There’s a Vaccine for the Virus You Should Be Worried About: The Flu
Ebola may be grabbing all the headlines, but the virus we’re all far more likely to catch and get seriously ill from is one that’s very preventable: the flu.
5 Things You Should Know About Ebola — How It Spreads, Symptoms and More
Just because the deadly disease is all over the headlines these days, that doesn't mean it's time to panic.
‘Sexting’ Growing More Popular but Doesn’t Lead to Riskier Behavior in Teens
More teens are sexting—that is, passing around explicit photos and texts on their phones—but that doesn't mean they're engaging in other, riskier activities too.
10 Products You Can Buy to Support Breast Cancer Awareness — And Look Great In
While making straight-up donations is a great way to show your support, we've also found 10 ways you can use your purchasing power to promote the fight against breast cancer.
How to Avoid Enterovirus? Wash Your Hands — Here Are 5 Tips for Your Kids
In light of recent outbreaks of enterovirus across the country, the CDC is reminding parents that the best way to avoid contracting it to wash your hands.
You Have the Right to Take (Nude) Photos — Now Here’s How to Protect Them
Worried about your private digital images getting stolen? Here are a few suggestions for keeping your photos safe.
Nail Polish That Changes Colors Could Prevent Date Rape in the Near Future
Four students from North Carolina State University in Raleigh have invented a nail polish that could alert its wearer to any date-rape drugs that might have been added to her drink.
Why You Don’t Need to Be Afraid of Ebola
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a major international health crisis, but here at home in the U.S. you don't really have much to worry about. Here's why.
Enjoy Your Fourth of July With These Fireworks-Safety Tips
Independence Day is perfect for outdoor family fun. It's also the one time of year when it’s seems to be okay to play with matches. Family fun and playing with matches may seem like an unlikely combo, but hey, so is America, right?
Uh-Oh — An Incurable Mosquito-Borne Virus Has Hit the U.S.
The little-known Chikungunya virus, which has no vaccine, has been confirmed in the continental United States. Here's what you should know.
Study Shows Negative Effects of Bullying Can Last Through Adulthood
It turns out that the playground bully at your kid’s school may be more than just a temporary nuisance.