Disaster Prep Kits Get a Makeover

The climate crisis has spawned an unlikely new area of fashion entrepreneurship. By Whitney Bauck Before last year, Whitney McGuire hadn’t seriously considered stashing an emergency survival kit in her home. But as 2020’s record-breaking fire season descended on the…

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The Strange Allure of Pool-Cleaning Videos

Some TikTok creators have become successful on the video platform by dancing, singing or performing everyday tasks. Miles Laflin has amassed 11 million followers by cleaning pools. Better known by his moniker, @thep00lguy, Mr. Laflin, a swimming pool engineer from…

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