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How I made new friends during the pandemic

How I made new friends during the pandemic

It all kind of started as a joke. In March, as part of a larger Sisyphean attempt to stave off boredom and anxiety during the pandemic, I bounced around the idea of starting a private Slack to my friend group. Officially launched in 2013, Slack, in plain English, is a chatroom software. It was introduced…
How to gather with friends while social distancing, according to an expert

How to gather with friends while social distancing, according to an expert

Alongside hand-washing, the most important advice health experts are sharing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic is the same: stay away from others. Whatever it’s called — quarantine, self-isolation, or social distancing — the goal is to “flatten the curve” in order to ease the burden on hospitals and health care workers so that…
Fox & Friends defended Trump’s embarrassing Chiefs tweet, because of course they did

Fox & Friends defended Trump’s embarrassing Chiefs tweet, because of course they did

President Donald Trump responded to the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl victory on Sunday night by commending them for doing such a great job — on behalf of people living in the next state over. The Chiefs play in Kansas City, Missouri. But shortly after the game ended, Trump posted a tweet lauding the team…
12 Useful Gifts For Your Most Adventurous Friends

12 Useful Gifts For Your Most Adventurous Friends

Travel You Can Travel To Africa Like Meghan Markle & Prince Harry — But ... Unfortunately, most of us will never become princesses, but now, you can travel like one — that is, if you’ve got $7,395 to spend. The travel company C by Lydia Wang
These (Mostly) One-Ingredient Halloween Costumes Will Make Your Friends Believe You Tried

These (Mostly) One-Ingredient Halloween Costumes Will Make Your Friends Believe You Tried

The approach of Halloween fills many fancy-dress enthusiasts with anticipation, glee, and excitement. And then there are those among us who, frankly, kinda dread it. Are you actually supposed to ride the subway or show up at the office on mandatory costume-contest day in some kind of cosplay regalia? Do you really need to research…
I’m 23 & This Is How Much A Trip To Acadia National Park With My Friends Cost

I’m 23 & This Is How Much A Trip To Acadia National Park With...

Is there anything you wished you had time to do but didn’t?Sea kayaking! R really wanted to do this while we were in Portland, but we just didn’t have enough time. I also would have loved to go on a whale watching tour, but the peak season for whale watching is more in the late…
25 Things Not Even Diehard  Friends Fans Would Know

25 Things Not Even Diehard Friends Fans Would Know

Twenty-five years ago today, a little show called Friends premiered on NBC. But Friends almost didn't happen. The show tested poorly with early viewers, and some NBC executives were concerned about its morals. (read: Monica sleeping with someone on the first date).It almost didn't look like the Friends that became a show of unparalleled popularity.…
This Is What Everyone On Friends Did For A Living

This Is What Everyone On Friends Did For A Living

Ah, the group's resident nerd. While Ross gets a bit of flack for having a boring nerdy job, I gotta be honest, paleontology is actually really cool. His job is to study dinosaurs and then teach college students about them. That sounds like a little boy's dream come true, and it also leads Ross to…
26 Different Places Real Women Made Friends As An Adult

26 Different Places Real Women Made Friends As An Adult

Whatever reason you have for feeling like you need new friends, don't despair. Yes, it might be more difficult to make pals as a grown-up than it was as a kid, but it is still doable. And with the internet on the case and apps like Meetup, Bumble BFF, and more appearing every day, it's…
I’m 30 & This Is How Much I Spent On A Trip To Zion National Park With My Husband & 9 Friends

I’m 30 & This Is How Much I Spent On A Trip To Zion...

7:47 a.m. – Team breakfast again, and our last Airbnb day. We try to eat everything we can. My husband, spatial reasoning skills extraordinaire, packs our car to somehow fit five people and five people’s stuff. L and O head to the airport, and the last five survivors drive to Cathedral Wash for one last…

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