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  • Why You Should Be Wary When Sending Your Pixel or iPhone in for Repairs
    by Brendan Hesse on December 6, 2021 at 10:00 pm

    None of us would willingly hand our phones over to someone if we thought they were going to steal and leak our personal data—but recent reports indicate some Apple and Google repair staff are doing just that.Read more...

  • What You Should Know About the New COVID Travel Rules That Start Today
    by Beth Skwarecki on December 6, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    If you’re planning an international trip (or if you’re on one right now), it’s time to brush up on the COVID-related regulations, because testing requirements changed, and they take effect today. Also, remember how the Biden administration decided in early November that country-based travel bans are a bad idea?…Read more...

  • Make Poultry Cracklins in Your Air Fryer
    by Claire Lower on December 6, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    Devouring salty, crackling poultry skin is one of my favorite things about eating birds but, once cooled, it can go from transcendentally crisp to upsettingly gummy in a matter of minutes. Depending on the size of your bird, trying to eat all the skin before it cools can come off as a little creepy, but you don’t have…Read more...

  • Let's Bring Back the Fruit Stocking Stuffer
    by Claire Lower on December 6, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    I read a lot of historical fiction as a child—most of it in the American Girl Doll series. I don’t know how they do it now, but back in my day each doll had six matching books (each sold separately!), and all of the books had nearly identical titles—the only part of the title that would change from doll to doll was…Read more...

  • Is Your Child Too Popular for Their Own Good?
    by Stephen Johnson on December 6, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    It’s impossible for thoughtful parents to not to worry about their child’s popularity. You can’t remember your own Lords-of-the Flies-with-hairspray high school social experience and not wonder whether you’ve prepared your child to navigate the fraught social landscape of not-quite-adulthood.Read more...

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