Donald Deane has held a variety of jobs, including college English teacher, newspaper reporter/editor, internet project manager, dishwasher and dogcatcher. He now writes exclusively and has contributed to AOL TV and Moviefone among others.
Want to Be Happier? Be More Selfish
It's probably no secret that people are quite happy when they take a bit of "me time." But new research conducted at the University of Pennsylvania confirms that individuals are more content and their lives improve when they show a bit of selfishness.
Where Are the Best Cities for Working Moms? Mostly in Ohio, Apparently
According a new Forbes list of the best cities for working moms, women looking to work and raise children at the same time may want to consider moving to the Buckeye State. Three Ohio cities made it into the top 10, including the number one spot.
Google Image Search for ‘Completely Wrong’ Yields Photos of…Mitt Romney?!
In one of the most unfortunate internet quirks we've ever seen, a Google Images search using the term "completely wrong" currently yields photo after photo of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Ouch! This won't help with his poll numbers for sure.
Allergies Bothering You? Try Botox
Botox already has well-documented cosmetic benefits, but a group of researchers hopes to show that the toxin can also treat a common malady that affects countless people: hay fever.
Mom Thrown in Jail for Allowing Kids to Miss School
As any parent knows, getting multiple kids ready for school in the morning can be a real hassle. But before you decide to leave them to their own devices, consider this 34-year-old California mom who was sentenced to six months in jail for letting her kids skip too much school. Truancy ain't no…
Washing Your Hands Leads to Asthma, Says Science (Well, Sort Of)
Most of us have been taught that cleanliness is the best way to ensure good health. But experts now say that excessive use of things like hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial soap may be responsible for an increase in allergies and asthma among kids.
Giant Mohawk Gets Florida Teen Sent Home From School
Florida teenager Asher Stonesifer says he was just expressing his individuality with a 16-inch-tall spiked Mohawk, but the outlandish hairdo got him sent home from school last week after the principal deemed it too "extreme."
At Ease, Everyone: Experts Say 2013 Bacon Shortage Is a Myth
Last week, a U.K. group struck fear in the hearts of bacon lovers everywhere when it predicted an "unavoidable" pork shortage next year. But now experts say there's no real threat of an impending "aporkalypse" here in the U.S. and that the organization's…
Get Off the Couch or Risk Getting Kidney Disease, Says Science
Mom always told you to stop watching so much TV, get up off the couch and exercise more or you become a bum, right? Well, a new study by British researchers has uncovered something else that couch potatoes may need to be concerned about: kidney disease.
Angry Woman Frightens Off Gigantic Black Bear
The North American black bear may have few natural predators in the wild, but when it comes to angry housewives, they know enough to run.