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How to Fix Outlook's Blank Email Bug

Microsoft is rolling out an Outlook update to fix a strange bug for Microsoft 365 users that’s causing email text to disappear as it’s typed and incoming messages to show up blank. In other words: a productivity-killing nightmare, whether you rely on Outlook for work or for fun.Read more...

How to Add Your Pronouns to Instagram, and Why Everyone Should

You can now add your preferred pronouns to Instagram, and I highly encourage you to do so even if you feel like you don’t really need. The more people that do, the more we can normalize this behavior and make the process of sharing and accepting pronouns better for all.Read more...

You Have One Week Left to Claim Your Forgotten 2017 Tax Refund

The IRS says that over $1.3 billion in 2017 tax refunds is still up for grabs—money that belongs to an estimated 1.3 million people who have yet to file their tax returns for that year. However, if you’re owed money, you’ll have to move fast—there’s only one week left to claim it, as the IRS will stop holding on to…Read more...

How to Get a Flight Attendant to Like You

All signs indicate Americans are ready to get back into their regular vacation routines this summer, and airlines are doing what they can to lure customers back into the air. Airline staff, pilots, and flight attendants traveled a difficult road over the past 15 months, from figuring out how to operate with limited…Read more...

Make Sure Your Kids Know Your Divorce Isn't a Secret

There are so many things to consider when you have to tell your kids you’re going to get divorced (we have a whole guide about it here). You want to present as much of a respectful, united front as possible; you want to make sure they know they’ll still be loved and supported by both parents, and that this isn’t…Read more...

What to Do on Your 'Rest' Days So They Don't Feel Like a Waste

Workout programs are typically organized by the week. You might lift weights on a three-day program, or a five-day program, for example, leaving the days in between as “rest” days. But what does resting really mean? You don’t have to just chill on the couch those days; you have options. Read more...

Why Pineapple Hurts Your Mouth (and How to Stop It)

Anyone who has every plowed their way through a pile of fresh pineapple has most likely felt its sting. Eating too much of the fruit can make your mouth feel scraped raw, which is quite the betrayal when you consider that fruit is supposed to be “good for you.” Read more...

Should You 'Water' Your Plants With Leftover Coffee (and Other Drinks)?

We’ve all wondered as we carry a bunch of mostly-empty glasses and mugs from the workspace to the kitchen: What would happen if I dumped these in my pothos plant?Read more...

Win $1,000 Gardening, Because You Like Doing It Anyway

Even though we’re well into spring, it’s not too late to plant your own garden. If you’re an experienced gardener—or at least have attempted to start one in the past—then you probably have at least some of what you need to get started again. Read more...

An Age-By-Age Guide to Talking to Kids About Divorce

There is no shortage of difficult and even painful conversations we may need to have with our kids throughout their childhood. But telling them their parents are divorcing, changing forever the very structure of their family and their lives, has to be one of the hardest. Depending on their age, the messaging in those…Read more...

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