Featured in summer
Build a classy, easy birdbath with vintage finds
Concrete is so cliche anyway.
Best backyard games: Classic pastimes for endless outdoor fun
When summer rolls around, and friends and family roll up, you’ll want only the best backyard games to occupy kids of all ages
Why time in the sun lightens your hair but darkens your skin
When you go out in the sun, melanin in your skin gets right to work.
The most efficient desk fans for any room or office
Choose your bladed (or bladeless) cooling partner wisely.
What we know—and don’t know—about Brood X cicadas
They appear like clockwork, but they're still kind of mysterious.
Can planting more trees keep cities from heating up?
Creating an urban forest can be trickier than it seems.
The best water-resistant and waterproof gear for the pool or beach
We love water, but most of our gadgets don’t.
How to enjoy summer in a pandemic
We still have some summer left.
Five ways to stay cool without blasting the AC
Chill out without letting the electricity bill get you hot under the collar.
The best camping gear to make the Great Outdoors slightly more comfortable
For people who love nature’s creatures and creature comforts.