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Military service in Korea: frustrating obligation or once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

Emanuel Pastreich | Posted 10.09.2016 | Home
Emanuel Pastreich

Mandatory military service in Korea is regarded universally as a wearisome and duty for men which sets them back by a few years in the race to find a ...


Tom Kramer | Posted 07.01.2016 | Comedy
Tom Kramer

I did something really stupid recently: I jumped on board this manscaping train. Chalk it up to being very creative but without any ideas, and vanity....

Why You're More Grossed Out by Strangers Than Your Friends

Science of Us | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

It's funny -- sweat is sweat, and, in theory, all of it should be equally gross. But there's something about knowing someone that mitigates the grossness of their bodily fluids.

Broken Toilets: The New Frontier of Prisoner Abuse

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 02.18.2017 | Crime
Chandra Bozelko

The broken toilet is the future frontier of prisoner abuse. Allowing an inmate to exist with a broken or dirty one is easy; the only evidence of it is the inmate's self-report, an account that will be discredited.

Is Clutter Keeping You Up?

Van Winkle's | Posted 12.10.2016 | HuffPost Home
Van Winkle's

A new study from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, found that those at risk for hoarding are more likely to have serious complaints about sleep. The new findings were presented at Sleep 2015, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.

Things In Your Kitchen You've Never Cleaned But Need to Immediately

Thrillist | Posted 12.11.2016 | HuffPost Home

Kitchens are full of festering nooks and crannies that you undoubtedly never think to clean, so to find out about these hidden problem areas we talked to the experts. They told us about some places invisible to the untrained eye, yet totally disgusting, and how to deal with them.

How Often You Should Wash Your Sheets

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Van Winkle's

At the end of a long day, when you're climbing into bed for your hard-earned eight, you're probably not thinking about dander, sweat, saliva, oils and other body fluids. But that, plus body and hair products, is exactly what makes up the soupy mix our sheets absorb during the hours we spend entwined in them.

9 Simple Hacks That Will Help Organize That Mess You Call ACloset

JackThreads | Posted 06.24.2016 | HuffPost Home

Not only does having clothes strewn about everywhere look unsightly, it's also incredibly inefficient. The 9 simple hacks below will transform your mess into a lean, mean, coordinated machine so you can actually wear what you've spent your hard-earned cash on.

You'd Be Surprised How Many People Don't Know These 5 Obvious Travel Tips

Oyster | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel

Sometimes we find that we spend much of our time reminding friends about the no-brainers that they should be sure keep in mind while traveling. So don't laugh at us by how stupid-obvious these five travel tips may seem -- you may even be guilty of letting one or two of them slip your mind!

9 Things You're Doing Wrong In The Shower

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 04.14.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Showering. You do it several times a week, if not every day, but all that soaping, lathering, rinsing, and luxuriatin...

The Dirtiest Things Behind Every Bar

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.21.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You may want to think twice about squeezing the citrus, or ordering that spirit double on the rocks.

Prague vs. Amsterdam (PHOTOS)

Olena Kagui | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Olena Kagui

After living in Prague my whole life and visiting Amsterdam for over a week I made a few interesting comparisons when it comes to cleanliness, transportation and alcohol.

Are You Cleaning Your Dildo Correctly?

Posted 03.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Do you know how to correctly clean your dildo? Jolie Kerr, author of "Ask A Clean Person," is concerned that you don't. "Soap and water," Kerr...

These Cringeworthy Restaurant Truths Will Make You Think Twice About Dinner

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Healthy Living

For peace of mind, we may prefer to imagine restaurants as sanitized bastions of total cleanliness. Their spotless surfaces have to exemplify the loft...

A Guide to Showering Abroad

Off Track Planet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Cleanliness is next to godliness... which is right next door to the nude public bath that got you clean in the first place.

Why I Believe in Mandatory Service

Alison Cayne | Posted 09.13.2013 | Taste
Alison Cayne

Nope, I'm not writing about military service. I have come to strongly believe that we would, in fact, live in a better, kinder world if every teenager took a job in the service industry before entering adulthood.

Suze Orman: The 8 Qualities of a Successful Life

Suze Orman | Posted 11.10.2016 | Women
Suze Orman

There are no money problems. There are people problems. Success is not how many zeroes your bank account has. It's about making the most of the life you have.

Confessions of a 'Gay Slob'

Mark Allen | Posted 07.19.2012 | Queer Voices
Mark Allen

There was something about Jim and I my new neighbors never suspected: we're gay slobs. We're one dried cat carcass away from a cameo on Hoarders.

FYI, Your Kitchen Is Probably Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat

Food & Wine | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food & Wine

"In most cases, it's safer to make a salad on a toilet seat than it is to make one on a cutting board," says Dr. Charles Gerba (a.k.a. Dr. Germ).

Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness, My Apartment Is a Temple, and Other Stories of OCD

Todd Greene | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Greene

Everyone in my family has traits associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. So my family is a bit neat. I've never met, or dated, a woman who was as neat as me.

Health Care Update: 1910

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

In 1910 there were no drugs as powerful as sulfa or antibiotics, but the government and the medical profession were beginning to wrestle with regulation of the medicines that existed.

Do you live in NYC's dirtiest neighborhood? Tell us why

Gotham Gazette | Courtney Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Is your neighborhood spic and span or rife with refuse? The Bloomberg administration puts most of the city in the former category and promises to k...

January 11, 2010 Is National Clean Off Your Desk Day!

Susan Wilson Solovic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Wilson Solovic

What do you see on your desk? Piles of paper. Half-empty coffee cup. Part of Wednesday's lunch. No wonder we waste up to 3 hours a week "looking for stuff." Today is the day to change all that.

Six Steps On the Easy Road to Unlimited Happiness

Todd Bottorff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Bottorff

The biggest impact on our happiness begins with the difference between thinking about it and doing something (which is a step that most people never take).

Why Men Are Messier: A Self-Confessed Slob Sticks Up For The More Sloveny Sex

Times Online | Mark Barrowcliffe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I am extremely untidy - not quite the most untidy person I know (that accolade belongs to a friend whose wife cleared out his study to discover a deco...