Editors' Picks

How Olympic legend Mark Spitz keeps his AFib in check

Aging puts us at risk for AFib, but former athletes like Spitz are at higher risk.

see more in Heart

13 grammar rules that changed since you were in school

Mistakes you may have been marked down for in the '60s, and '70s may no longer be considered mistakes at all.

see more in Language

The unexpected challenges of dating a much younger man

We face daily head-banging issues like all couples, but not the ones you might imagine based on tabloids and popular films.

see more in Dating

11 steps to take if you’re turning 65 this year

Turning 65? Congratulations! From Medicare to Social Security to property tax relief, here's what you need to know.

see more in Medicare Info

5 simple tips to protect your eyesight as you age

You'll still need reading glasses, but these measures can help ward off major problems.

see more in Vision

Knee replacements: 9 reasons people regret opting for surgery

A recent study found that 20% of people are unhappy with their knee replacements. Here’s what can play into that dissatisfaction.


Having a sister makes you a better person, according to science

Having a sister can boost your self-esteem and mental health, and protect you from feeling lonely.


How Olympic legend Mark Spitz keeps his AFib in check

Aging puts us at risk for AFib, but former athletes like Spitz are at higher risk.


How much do we shrink as we age?

Height loss is variable, but we'll all end up shorter.

see more in Aging

Could this housing solution be the cure for loneliness?

A small town in Sweden is experimenting with a promising co-living project.


Scientists nurture injured livers to full health — outside the human body

They tested the technology on 10 human livers that had been rejected by transplant centers. Six regained full functionality within a week.

see more in Technology

8 amazing uses for apple cider vinegar

ACV is not the magic elixir some have claimed, but it's been proven to do some impressive things.

see more in Cleaning Organizing

Death is forever. Cemeteries, as they currently exist, might not be

What happens when we run out of burial space? Cities around the world are starting to get creative.

see more in Future of Death

The 5 worst things to say after someone dies — and what to say instead

Don't say: “Call me if you need anything”

see more in Death

Dogfishing: the bizarre new dating trend you need to know about

The problem begins, of course, on the first date.


Sock-hops of the ’40s and ’50s

Protect the floor at all costs.

see more in Retronaut

9 surprising celebs who served in the military

Did you know these famous folks were once members of the armed forces?

see more in Celebrities

The most difficult word to guess in hangman, according to math

The mystery word is a whole lot simpler than you might expect.


Here are the 10 cheapest states to buy a home

For those of you looking to relocate in retirement, start with these 10 states

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s first home is for sale

Here's how far $44.5 million goes in Beverly Hills.

see more in Real Estate

9 much-hyped collectibles that are actually worthless

Everyone has that collectible they are sure is worth a small fortune