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How often you should wash your bed sheets, according to a microbiologist — and what happens when you don’t

If left too long, the microscopic life within the folds of our bed sheets can make us sick, according a New York University scientist.

A microbiologist explains why he hasn’t slept without this on his bed in 25 years

It protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and debris — which is typically why people need to replace their mattress.

RANKED: The dirtiest objects in your kitchen

Here is a ranking of some of the dirtiest objects in your kitchen, based on a study that sampled three types of bacteria from kitchen objects.

2 ‘unconventional’ measures will make you skeptical the housing market is about to take off

The housing market has all the ingredients to strengthen, but it doesn't look like that is going to happen.

These 10 cities have the most bars per household

10 US cities with the highest concentrations of bars.