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?
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.
Which Fast Food Restaurant Has the Worst Drive-Thru Service?
Consumers expect their meals quickly when going through a fast food drive-thru. But according to an annual report by QSR Magazine, you won't get that sort of service at Burger King. In fact, it came in dead last in a ranking of seven fast food restaurants for drive-thru service.
Dog Tricks Man into Thinking His Home Was Being Robbed
Dogs are supposed to be man's best friend, but sometimes they can be a real pain in the neck. As proof, check out this story of a Utah man who was tricked by his pooch into thinking his home was being robbed.
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.
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…
Is a Global Bacon Shortage in the Future?
So far we've learned that the worst US drought in 50 years will cause meat prices to rise and has even forced some ranchers to feed candy to their cattle. But now comes truly disturbing news from the UK's National Pig Association (who knew there was such a thing?): a worldwide bacon and sa…
New Study Claims Men and Women Can’t Be Friends After All
It's the question famously posed in the classic rom-com 'When Harry Met Sally': Can men and women just be friends if they find each other attractive? A new study claims to have the answer: no.
Emma Watson is Named the Celeb Most Likely to Give You a Virus
Security software company McAfee, Inc. released its annual report today of the celebrities most likely to give you a virus. And, no, Lindsay Lohan wasn't at the top of the list. Instead, it was Emma Watson of 'Harry Potter' fame. But she seems so innocent. Oh, computer virus. Noted.