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There Are Some Good Parenting Hacks on TikTok, Actually

I’m not generally a fan of TikTok—it’s the place teenagers go to take part in stupid, dangerous shit like the “Skull Breaker Challenge” or the “Benadryl Challenge.” It’s also the place where actual parents have gone to mock people with disabilities or genetic diseases. But I have discovered one little corner of the…Read more...

How to View the Harvest Moon and Mars This Week

If you were one of the unlucky folks who tuned into last night’s debate, you’re probably in the mood to watch something else—basically anything else—tonight. Well, as luck would have it, this week’s night sky provides the opportunity for a much quieter and calmer viewing experience, in the form of the Harvest Moon and…Read more...

Athletes and Models Aren't Benchmarks for Health

Most of us ordinary folks know what will make us healthier: a little strength training, eating vegetables, maybe losing some fat, doing cardio sometimes. But it doesn’t follow that somebody who does all of these things to an extreme is healthy. Even if they look good as a result. Read more...

These 3-Ingredient Cookies Can Be Made With Any Nut Butter

“I should make a bust cake of Mick Jagger,” I told my boyfriend as we watched the latest episode of The Great British Baking Show. “I just have to make the lips really big. It would be easy.” “Okay, well I don’t want to be here for that,” he replied, no doubt recalling the very dramatic Cinnamon Roll Incident of 2017.Read more...

A Pilot’s Review of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

I’ve been flying regional jets and in general aviation for 12 years. But your flying job will always restrict you to the type of flying and destinations that your employer needs, and unless you’re Bezos or Zuck, you can’t own every genre of airplane and fly everywhere. With Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, I got a…Read more...

What to Expect From Today's Google 'Launch Night' Stream

Fall hardware announcement season continues. Google is on tap today; its fancy “Launch Night” event kicks off in just a few hours. As for what the company is planning to announce, that shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, since much of it has already leaked across the internet—or at Home Depot.Read more...

Wednesday's Best Deals: LG 8K NanoCell TV, AuraGlow Teeth Whitening Kit, Nintendo Switch Cases, Purea Forehead Thermometer, and More

An LG 8K TV and AuraGlow Teeth Whitening Kit lead Wednesday’s best deals.Read more...

For Your Own Kids, Recreate the 'Feelings Chart' From Your Childhood

We’ve all got a lot of big feelings right now, what with *gestures around.* It can be challenging for even the most self-aware among us to pinpoint how we’re feeling from moment to moment. It’s even harder for our kids, who are still learning to put words to all their big feelings.Read more...

How to Stream Google Stadia on iOS/iPadOS

In a perfect world, we could download apps from a centralized, secure app store on our phones, and these apps would allow us to connect to other services we enjoy without any extra hassle. In the real world, you’re going to have to employ some clever workarounds if you want to get game streaming to work on the…Read more...

Waffle Yourself a Cheese Blintz

Sweet cheese blintzes are the stars of the stuffed pancake pantheon, but they are, if not difficult, at least somewhat tedious to make and fill. And while I will always choose a homemade blintz over a store-bought frozen one, the less precious nature of frozen grocery store blintzes makes them ideal candidates for…Read more...

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