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How Soon Is Too Soon for Couples Therapy?

You’ve been dating a pretty great person for a few months, but there’s just one problem—when you aren’t snuggling and getting along, you’re pushing each other’s buttons, resulting in some big flare-ups. This person has many wonderful qualities and you can see a future with them, so you don’t want to break up—but the…Read more...

The Best Apps for Splitting the Check

One of the simplest joys in life is going out to dinner with friends. That is, of course, until the bill comes. All conversation now must turn to how much money each person owes for the loaded potato wedges and fried pickles the table shared. You’re in the mood for merriment, not complicated math. Of the many great…Read more...

The Best Way to Respond When Someone Insults You

Chances are, if you’ve gone through middle school, you know what it’s like to be insulted right to your face. But insults aren’t solely the work of a schoolyard bully—adults dole them out, too. You might deserve the next insult you get, or you might not. Either way, you have a few options on how to respond. You could …Read more...

The Difference Between Clarified Butter and Ghee

Butter is an ideal dipping sauce for these sweltering summer months, when the artichokes are ready to be steamed and the crab is ready to be boiled. If you’ve eaten much of either of those, you’ve probably noticed they come with a little tub of drawn butter for dipping. But how does one go about drawing butter,…Read more...

How to Find Out What Your Health Insurance Will Pay Beforehand

Last year, hospitals had to start posting lists of the prices they charge for each procedure. The data wasn’t easy to access, and a serious flaw is that these were just the sticker prices—not the prices that insurers, or anybody else, actually end up paying. Now, as of July 1, the insurers have to post lists of…Read more...

When You Should Take a Taxi Instead of a Rideshare

When you need a ride, are you sure you know what is the best, cheapest option? Should you open up one of your rideshare apps, or are you better off going old school and hopping in a cab? It’s hard to know off of the top of your head which one is going to be cheaper. After all, the rideshare apps’ pricing formulas are…Read more...

How to Protect Your Car From Sun and Heat Damage

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You Might Actually Learn Something From This Wordle for Works of Art

Word-based Wordle variants are incredibly fun. Each tweak of the format brings a new nuance to the game. But sometimes it’s worth expanding your horizons to guess things that aren’t the specific placement of letters on a grid. I did that today, and I fell in love with Artle. Read more...

How to Decide Whether a Home Renovation Is Worth the Cost

Owning your home is about more than just having shelter—it’s about managing an investments. A house or condo is often your largest asset, so instead of simply enjoying it, you have to worry about improving it all the time in the hopes you’ll be able to sell it for a lot more than you paid someday.Read more...

These Are the Best Replacements for TweetDeck on Mac

As of July 1, the TweetDeck for Mac app has been discontinued. First released in 2008 by independent developer Iain Dodsworth (and acquired by Twitter in 2011), the app has a loyal following of users on Mac. For them, this stings.Read more...

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