What Does the Shape and Color of My Poop Mean?

Dear Lifehacker,
Like most people, I've pooped a lot in my lifetime. Usually things follow a fairly predictable pattern, but now and then I've seen unusual colors and shapes. I don't feel bad or have any discomfort, but I'm concerned these changes might mean something. How can I figure out when I should be concerned… » 3/04/14 5:48pm 3/04/14 5:48pm

What's the Difference Between All These Health Insurance Plans?

Dear Lifehacker,
I'm finally ready to purchase health insurance for myself, but I'm really overwhelmed by the choices out there. What's the difference between an HMO, a PPO, an HSA, and these other plans? Help! » 1/14/14 1:43pm 1/14/14 1:43pm