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What to Know Before You Travel Across State Lines

As the coronavirus pandemic grips the country, travel restrictions are increasingly going into effect. And while flights and international travel are grabbing the headlines thanks to increased security measures and border closings, it’s also important that we focus on changes to interstate travel within the U.S.

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Clean Your Damn Condiments

Not to get all “change your entire life with one weird trick,” but I really do think cleaning the gunky, crusty, drippy lids and sides of your various condiments is a tiny hack that can enhance your mood and improve your overall sense of wellbeing.

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Find the Best Video Chat App With This Mega-Guide

I’m tired of answering the question, “Which video chat service should I use?” I don’t know which is the best one, because I don’t know what your specific needs are or how much annoyance you’re willing to tolerate—here’s looking at you, Zoom’s 40-minute-cutoffs—to achieve picture-perfect videoconferencing for you and…

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Netflix Just Released New Parental Controls

If ever it were a good time for Netflix to give parents more control over their kids’ viewing experience, it is now, while our kids are home and watching more shows than ever. And they’ve come through with some basics that will help ensure kids aren’t watching content that is inappropriate—or shows you simply don’t…

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How to Take Prettier Screenshots on a Mac

If you’re a Mac user clipping an image of a bit of text to send in a tweet or saving info from a rental car confirmation page, the standard Command-Shift-4 shortcut that allows you to draw a box around what you want to capture is more than adequate. But your computer is much more savvy than that: There are plenty of…

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How to Take a Virtual Vacation

Between fielding conference calls and tearing through quarantine snacks like we’re running some kind of pandemic stress-marathon, many of us could use a break. That’s not exactly the easiest thing to find when you’re stuck at home—especially if you love to travel. If your preferred form of self-care is venturing to…

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