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How better ventilation can fight the spread of COVID in your home
If you're living with someone who has the virus, better ventilation and other tips will help you avoid the spread.
Best yoga mats of 2022
Whether you’re perfecting your plank or dabbling in pilates, you’re going to need a mat, so why not get one of the best yoga mats available today.
You can, and should, order more free COVID tests from the US government
Every US household can now request eight rapid antigen tests.
How to tell if your makeup, shampoo, or sunscreen has gone bad
Some old cosmetics are surprisingly risky, while others you can hang onto for years.
From the archives: When food allergies were ‘strange pranks’ for scientists to decipher
A November 1936 Popular Science article presented the available data on food allergies, albeit limited.
From the archives: During a devastating polio epidemic, a vaccine was finally on the horizon
A May 1953 Popular Science article attempted to take stock of the polio epidemic and brought hopes of a vaccine.
A bare minimum guide to spring cleaning
What you can forego and still claim you live in a clean house.
Drug-resistant fungus could be lurking in your compost, but you can reduce the risk
Your compost could be dangerous if you're not caring for it properly.
Mail-order abortion medication would increase healthcare access, not risk
Research shows that screening for patients' eligibility based on their medical history instead of in-person pelvic exams or ultrasounds is just as safe.
You can trick your brain into using your phone less
Trick your brain into putting down the device.