Vacation Pods Are the New Safe-ish Loophole for Traveling With Friends
Blithely setting off for a fun group trip isn't an option right now. But people are finding ways to be more deliberate—and exclusive—about how they get away together in a pandemic.
How to Finesse Any Deadline
Will they know you're lying? Thanks to technology, it might not matter.
If You Love Your Family, Stay the Hell Away From Them
People are letting their guards down while visiting loved ones, and it's putting them—and everyone else around them—at risk.
How Long Are We Really Going to Be Working From Home?
With the future still wildly uncertain, employers' plans for returning to the office are constantly changing. We asked readers what they've heard about when they will supposedly be back.
Wearing a Mask Is Simply Good Manners
You wouldn’t sneeze into someone’s face or wipe your boogers on an airplane seat. It would be rude. So why wouldn’t you wear a mask?
Over 150 U.S. College Athletes Contracted Coronavirus After Being Pressured to Practice
As universities bring unpaid players back to "voluntary" workouts during the pandemic, at least 39 schools report confirmed cases of the virus.
Flying Is a Mess Right Now. Will It Ever Be Safe Again?
Airlines are trying to create a new normal for safe pandemic flying, but customers are fighting back about wearing masks and leaving seats empty.
Shocking New Data Reveals: Americans 'Not Too Happy'
An illuminating new survey shows record-breaking levels of discontent in the United States. What's going on?
How Often Is Everyone Washing Their Masks?
The CDC says to wash cloth face coverings after "each use," which leaves room for interpretation.
The WHO Is Sending Mixed Messages About Asymptomatic Spread—Here Are the Facts
First of all, it's important to know the difference between "asymptomatic" and "pre-symptomatic."
At-Home Coronavirus Testing Might Be Too Good to Be True
“There's a tremendous amount of wishful thinking in COVID-19 right now. People want to come up with a magic pill, and want to come up with a magic test.”
Never Mind Whether Shaming Is Good or Bad; Does It Work?
Before you post new photos of a crowded park or yell at a stranger to mask up, read this.