Latest stories - Melanie Pinola

11 Hours Ago   As an adult, you probably don’t have someone constantly commenting on your posture, the way an elementary school teacher or parent may have done in the past.

Yesterday   Think back to when you first learned how to drive. An adult in your life probably told you that driving is a responsibility and a privilege, and though your daily commute may not exactly sound like a privilege, you still definitely have a responsibility to be safe on the road.

4 Days Ago   Realizing that your vehicle is dripping some sort of mystery liquid is very unsettling. Maybe it’s nothing, or maybe you’re about to face a costly visit to the mechanic.

6 Days Ago   Microwaves are either a total kitchen life-saver or dangerous radiation machines, depending on who you ask. In reality, they are great for certain purposes, but not for others.

11 Days Ago   If you’ve noticed a slowdown in your Netflix streaming or web browsing, there’s a chance that you’ve got someone mooching off your internet. While it may just be a neighbor who’s too cheap to buy their own plan, you’ll want to find out for sure if someone’s stealing your wifi and upgrade your security accordingly.… Read more...

34 Days Ago   If you buy a new item of clothing and later discover that it has the dreaded “hand wash only” label on it, you may be tempted to ignore it and pop it in the washer.

42 Days Ago   We know that food goes bad, but what about stuff like lotion, conditioner and mascara? Even though they may seem to last a long time—and often end up sitting on shelves for years — toiletries do actually come with expiration dates.

85 Days Ago   Massages are one of life’s simple—but sometimes confusing—pleasures. With so many different varieties, it can be hard to know which kind would be best for your needs.

92 Days Ago   Starting at a young age, most of us are questioned about what we want to be “when we grow up,” as if we should all have some singular career goal that we work towards our entire life.

97 Days Ago   We learn to talk at an early age, but most of us don’t have formal training on how to effectively communicate with others. That’s unfortunate, because it’s one of the most important life skills there is, and one you use your entire life.

123 Days Ago   For the past few years, the Instant Pot has been the sweetheart of the one-pot cooking world. But before it was the hot item on everyone’s registries, there was the rice cooker.

159 Days Ago   My old jalopy is about to die on me yet again, so it’s time for a new car. I’m wondering if I’d be better off leasing my next car instead of buying it.

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