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  1. horror
    Mothra, Jigoku, Godzilla: a Postwar Japanese Horror PrimerTales of the supernatural reflected the anxieties of a society that had suffered the unthinkable terrors of war, and was still processing.
  2. guides
    How to Leave the Boring Job You Don’t Like and Break Into ComedyWant to get into comedy but have no idea how? Here’s a handy guide.
  3. gift guides
    29 Gifts for Literally Any Man in Your LifeOh God, his birthday is tomorrow!
  4. guides
    Eminem’s Surprise Album, Kamikaze: 10 Things to KnowEverything from why Kendrick Lamar is credited as a songwriter, to its Beastie Boys homage, to how it deals with Trump.
  5. guides
    14 Designer Bags to Buy This Fall (or at Least Stalk Online)Including the new It bag, a packable travel companion, and some runway favorites.
  6. science of us
    What to Do When You Can’t Stand Your Friend’s Significant OtherAdvice for when someone you love now comes as a package deal with someone you really, really don’t.
  7. select all
    How Smart Lights Can Help You Sleep Better and Wake Up EasierMy smart lights got me to stop snoozing, helped my toddler stay asleep, and made my home feel safer.
  8. vulture guides
    20 Tracks That Defined the Sound of Ballroom, New York’s Fierce Queer SubcultureFrom its earliest inception to present day.
  9. The Complete, No-Nonsense Guide to Smart LightingI just wanted to control the lights with my voice. Why is that so hard?
  10. guides
    A Guide to Hannah Gadsby’s Pre-Nanette WorkHere’s a guide to the comedian everyone in the U.S. is finally talking about.
  11. funny people
    A Beginner’s Guide to Conner O’MalleyIf you’re unfamiliar with O’Malley, it’s time to fix that.
  12. A Guide to Jean-Michel Basquiat’s New YorkA glossary elaborating on many of the sources and references within Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat.
  13. 10% better
    How to Be a Tiny Bit Better at Group Workout ClassesUnleash your inner competitive monster.
  14. science of us
    How to Stay Zen During Times of TransitionYou can’t totally prevent yourself from feeling overwhelmed about big life changes, but you can take steps to ease the emotional burden.
  15. Should You Hire a Pro to Smarten Your Home?Please don’t electrocute yourself. It’s so much easier than you’re making it. There are people trained to do these things.
  16. select all
    A Paranoid Guide to Smart-Speaker PrivacyThe demon boxes cater to your every need! How much should you trust them?
  17. science of us
    A Guide to Non-Awkwardly Dealing With Money Differences Between FriendsThe advice is the same regardless of what your finances look like.
  18. guides
    This Is the Best Place to Break Up With SomeoneAfter being recently dumped in my new apartment, I started thinking about what would have made the breakup a little more pleasant.
  19. good/better/best
    A Guide to Meeting People Without Dating AppsHow to put yourself in real-life situations that lead to new relationships or friendships.
  20. science of us
    An Emotional Guide to Being GhostedTips for making it feel a little less terrible when someone disappears on you.
  21. science of us
    The Shy Person’s Guide to Being the Center of AttentionFor times when it’s unavoidable.
  22. science of us
    Self-Promotion Advice for the Extremely Self-ConsciousHow to brag about yourself when you hate talking about yourself.
  23. 10% better
    How to Be a Tiny Bit Better at First DatesRomance is harder if you’re hungry.
  24. good/better/best
    How to Be Excellent (or at Least Pretty Good) at Canceling PlansMaster the art of the last-minute bail without making your friends hate you.
  25. good/better/best
    How to Brag Without Annoying All Your FriendsA guide to being excellent (or at least pretty good) at non-terrible online self-promotion.
  26. science of us
    How to Get Better at Being JealousEnvy isn’t always a bad thing.
  27. science of us
    A Psychological Explanation for Why Getting Compliments Is So EmbarrassingWhen praise makes you feel all squirmy.
  28. overachiever
    How to Teach Yourself to Be FunnierTo improve your sense of humor, start by making yourself laugh.
  29. overachiever
    How to Be Better at Spending Time AloneA guide to getting comfortable with solitude.
  30. Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?Here, our super-simplified explanation — and what to know about the cryptocraze roller coaster.
  31. 10% better
    How to Be a Tiny Bit Better at Buying GiftsThink beyond the moment they unwrap the thing.
  32. A Comedian’s Guide to Doing the Edinburgh Festival FringeA handy guide to the largest performing arts festival in the world.
  33. science of us
    How to Function at Work As a Sleep-Deprived New ParentWhen napping under your desk isn’t an option.
  34. science of us
    A Shy Person’s Guide to Dealing With Unsolicited AdviceWhat to do when everyone’s telling you what to do.
  35. science of us
    Advice for Shy People at Holiday PartiesSomething to read on your phone while hovering awkwardly at the bar.
  36. how does that make you feel
    A Beginner’s Guide to Finding the Right TherapistPutting your mental health in the right hands.
  37. science of us
    How to Worry BetterSchedule designated worrying time, and other tips to turn your stress into something productive.
  38. science of us
    How to Emotionally Detach From WorkSometimes it’s better to care a little less.
  39. A Procrastinator’s Guide to Catching the Solar EclipseLast-minute tips for the astronomical event of the century.
  40. guides
    61 Ways to Be Part of the ‘Fashion Crowd’Dislike jeans, like Crocs.
  41. A Comprehensive Guide to the McElroy Family of Products The McElroy brothers – Justin, Travis, and Griffin – started their first family podcast in 2010 as a way of keeping in touch while living […]
  42. select all
    Your 2-Step, 14-Word Guide to Comprehensive Digital SecurityIt’s a scary time out there for computer security — but the tools to protect your privacy are easier to implement than you might expect.
  43. guides
    How to Do ‘The Movements’ From The OA: A GIF GuideFor whenever you’re feeling angry or want to bring someone back from the dead.
  44. guides
    All the Designers Who Have Spoken Out About Dressing Melania TrumpA guide on what to expect from fashion and the First Lady.
  45. swellness
    25 Famous Women on How They RelaxOprah, Yoko Ono, Gisele Bündchen, and more women on finding inner calm.
  46. A Beginner’s Guide to Pitch, Screwballs, and Women in BaseballBaseball, like English grammar, doesn’t make much sense.
  47. swellness
    The Bloop Guide to WellnessAminatou Sow and Jenna Wortham on self-love and self-care.
  48. guides
    How to Spot Whos, the Ubiquitous Noncelebrities Flooding Your Social Media“Who?” is the defining question of the social-media age. 
  49. how-tos
    Ben Schwartz Is Co-Writing a Dating GuideIt’s titled Things You Should Already Know, You F*cking Idiot.
  50. get in formation
    The Bloop Guide to Summer PartiesAminatou Sow and Jenna Wortham on what to wear, eat, drink, and play between now and Labor Day.
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