Social and bar-stool scientists are fascinated with Facebook and how the site affects users and culture for good reason. The cornerstone social network has become a part of our daily, if not hourly, lives, and it isn't going anywhere soon. The reports we hear are often downers, like Facebook users are the most insecure and self-centered of social networkers, or Facebook users are more likely to engage in risky behavior, but there are plenty of ways the site can improve your life. How can it make your life better, faster, stronger while cruising through your cousin's photos? Arm yourself with new excuses to get lost online. What's not to like?