There's Not Much Left to Like About Instagram-Friendly 'Experiences'
COVID-19 is threatening the future of adult playgrounds like the Color Factory and The Museum of Ice Cream—but some are attempting to reopen.
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Not the Point, But We All Look Hot in Masks
Mandatory mask-wearing has allowed most countries to resume public life. Also, they make everyone look attractive. What's not to love?
Can't Imagine a World Without Police? Start Here
Wondering if killer cops should be locked up? Hearing terms like 'community accountability' and 'restorative justice' but confused about what they mean? Here's a primer on the police abolitionist vision of the future.
Diet Critics Are Scared Millennials Aren’t Eating ‘Healthy’ in the Pandemic
We’re in the middle of several crises; heaven forbid we have some potato chips about it.
How to Handle COVID-19 Testing While Protesting
Here’s what experts say about how to balance fighting one public health pandemic with containing another.
How to Protest Safely During a Pandemic
Here’s how to protect yourself and others as you put your body on the line.
Not Even the Pandemic Can Force Me to Buy a Printer
I'd rather handwrite every document I submit.
What Is Contact Tracing and Why Should You Care? A Guide
The public health strategy has been key to fighting COVID-19 abroad. Can it work in the U.S. without big tech butting in?
How to Talk to Strangers During Quarantine
Is Chatroulette the same as meeting a random person on a night out? Of course not. But it's still pretty fun.
DIY Dentistry Is the Risky, Inevitable Result of For-Profit Healthcare
Dental health is expensive to maintain. But that doesn't mean you should try this at home.
Money Advice for the Extremely Broke and Deeply Screwed (Thanks COVID-19!)
If you're laid off and panicking about how to eat AND pay rent, personal finance experts have some practical options and advice for you.
Everyone's a #SelfHealer: How 'Holistic Psychology' Took Instagram by Storm
Dr. Nicole LePera preaches empowerment and agency with regard to mental health and self-care... alongside strident messaging about rejecting established science and relying on yourself instead.