We made an interactive calculator—with help from a mathematician—that bypasses the confusion about what “fashionably late” means and tells you definitively when to arrive.
Couples who share every task, rather than having their own separate to-do lists, tend to be more satisfied with their relationship.
Couples’ choices about how to share money require trade-offs between togetherness and autonomy.
It’s not just a financial commitment. It can alter people’s relationships to a community, a place, and even time.
Anything helps—we shouldn’t overthink it. But we should still, well, think it.
The Senate is proposing to make daylight saving time permanent. Is that the best option?
After two years of living with the coronavirus, we’re suffering from “narrative fatigue.”
As Omicron recedes, the COVID-cautious can reassess what’s possible. It’s time to figure out a way to live that feels sustainable in the long term.
The analogy is accurate—in many unhealthy, manipulative, and toxic ways.
Parents used to want kids to fit in. Now they want them to stand out.
There won’t be a perfect moment anytime soon—but that shouldn’t stop you if you’re ready.
The Omicron variant has brought a special level of chaos to classrooms, and some teens say their schools aren’t doing enough to protect them.
Today’s norms of responsiveness are ridiculous. We shouldn’t apologize for failing to meet them.
“I accept a high probability that weather and climate will be the cause of my death.”
Humans may soon live to be 100, which likely means more years on the job. That could be a good thing, if we take the opportunity to redesign work.
This winter, there are many shades of what it means to be vaccinated. Here’s how to make everyday risk assessments.
Crunching the numbers on how inflation will affect the price of a holiday meal
The seven-day week has survived for millennia, despite attempts to make it less chaotic.
The U.S. is the only wealthy country in the world that leaves new parents to fend for themselves.
For most people, birthdays were once just another day. Industrialization changed that.