Every new era has its own unique slang – the new words and phrases that were invented to describe something that has never been experienced before. So, what are the best new words invented in the COVID-19 era? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has a glossary of definitions for all of the new words, slang and phrases invented during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic era that are now fully integrated into our everyday vocabularies. When the 2020 time capsule is opened, they’ll need this definition of terms to interpret most of what they find.
Come on, you can admit it. The fun of #WFH has long since faded, and now you’re actually missing office life. All those things that used to drive you batty the bad coffee, the bad jokes – are now things that you’re nostalgic for. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best television (TV) shows about office life – so you’ll know what to watch to remind you of what you’re missing.
One notable feature of the New Normal in this coronavirus era is the need to wear a protective face mask whenever we leave our homes. Which puts a LOT of focus on our eyes and brows. Don’t even get us started on what it’s been like to have to DIY our own eyebrow shaping since March. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen consulted an expert, and she’s sharing the eye makeup and eyebrow grooming beauty tips we all need to look best in a face mask.
In this work-from-home and distance learning era, lots of people are looking for a printer for their home office (even if the home office is also the kitchen). Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the best printers to buy right now for home office use, including the best for work, photos, home schooling, eco-friendly and design-driven.
During this time of social distancing and work-from-home, lots of us are finding it a struggle to import all of the structure and supports we rely on at the office to our homes. But fear not – there’s software out there to help with a myriad of issues around productivity and connectedness with work colleagues. Our correspondent Abbie Greenbaum has curated a list of the best software packages and apps that are like virtual assistants to improve your organization and productivity while working from home.