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Best Fourth of July sales: Cheap laptops, camping gear, mattresses

Best Fourth of July sales: Cheap laptops, camping gear, mattresses

Since its debut in 2015, Prime Day has been unofficially thought of as the summer Black Friday. But with Amazon’s decision to push the event back yet again (this time until at least October), Fourth of July sales have stepped … Continue reading

What NASA’s spectacular 10-year timelapse of the sun can teach you

What NASA’s spectacular 10-year timelapse of the sun can teach you

June 2020 marks 10 years since NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) started watching the sun. Beyond visualising the enormous changes it undergoes during a solar cycle, the visual data gathered over the last decade has “enabled countless new discoveries about … Continue reading

10 of the best time travel movies you can watch right now

10 of the best time travel movies you can watch right now

Is there anything more mind-bending than the concept of time travel? It’s a sci-fi staple that goes hand-in-hand with so many complex theories and possibilities that it’s something of a double-edged sword in movies: the fictional possibilities are endless, but … Continue reading

Jump's electric bikes are getting relaunched in London by Lime

Jump’s electric bikes are getting relaunched in London by Lime

Jump’s bright red bikes are being relaunched in London, the first big move in Europe since competitor Lime bought the company from Uber in June. Londoners might have seen a few of the red e-bikes lingering around over the last … Continue reading

Netflix's 'The Baby-Sitters Club' is a delightful update of a classic series

Netflix’s ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ is a delightful update of a classic series

Before I knew if I was a Carrie or a Miranda, before I knew what my favorite Avenger or Disney Princess said about me, I knew I was a Mary Anne. She was the shy, sheltered one in Ann M. … Continue reading

Why Black activists are fighting for D.C. statehood

Why Black activists are fighting for D.C. statehood

As a kid, Demi Stratmon saw the phrase “Taxation without Representation” stamped on the license plates in her home city of D.C. Though she didn’t understand it at the time, the slogan’s stuck with her.  Now at 21 years old, … Continue reading

'Father Soldier Son' follows 1 family over 10 years in new Netflix documentary

‘Father Soldier Son’ follows 1 family over 10 years in new Netflix documentary

Father Soldier Son looks like the documentary equivalent of Richard Linklater’s Boyhood. In the trailer, which Netflix dropped on Thursday, we get a glimpse of one U.S. military family over the course of a 10-year period, following as the two … Continue reading

The best gas grills for 2020: Why Weber and KitchenAid are on top

The best gas grills for 2020: Why Weber and KitchenAid are on top

If you’re lucky enough to have a backyard or outdoor area that is solely yours, getting some fresh air easily is a beloved privilege. Don’t let that go to waste. If you really want to make the most of your … Continue reading

HBO Max's 'Legendary' will bring you back to fierce, fearless life

HBO Max’s ‘Legendary’ will bring you back to fierce, fearless life

In 2020, I am living for Legendary.  Once a week, the HBO Max voguing reality competition series transforms my couch from socially distanced life raft to stadium seating – a place where I cheer, dance, and pose the apartment down … Continue reading

Courses to help you feel confident putting Microsoft Office on your résumé

Courses to help you feel confident putting Microsoft Office on your résumé

TL;DR: Learn how to boost your productivity with The Complete 2020 Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle for $39.99, a 95% savings as of July 3. Not to be harsh, but it’s 2020, and if you’re not actually proficient in Microsoft Office, … Continue reading