8 Ice Cream Cocktails You Can Make at Home

How mezcal, whiskey and crème de cacao can enhance frozen treats

Sex & Dating

How to Have Sex When It’s Really Hot Out

Expert tips for keeping cool when the last thing you want is to be touched


How Quickly Can You Chill a Beer? There’s a Scientific Calculator For That.

The online Chilled Drinks Calculator is the ideal late-summer tool

Sex & Dating

And That Was the Hottest Sex I Ever Had

Four writers share real stories of "hot" sex — in the most literal sense of the word


Edith Wharton’s Sexiest Novel Is a Sad, Perfect End-of-Summer Read

"Summer" is a book about endings, and the moments when we see them coming

Food & Drink

Everything You Need to Know About Buying, Cooking and Eating Better Sausage

Porter Road co-founder and meat expert James Peisker takes us inside the case


A Field Guide to America’s Drive-In Movie Theater Revival

On outdoor theaters in the age of COVID, American nostalgia and "Jurassic Park"


Charlie Parker’s Version of “Summertime” Is the Ultimate Late-Summer Anthem

Unlike the songs we typically associate with the season, it's a dark, foreboding tune

Food & Drink

An Ode to Dill, the Perfect Summer Seasoning

Beat the heat with the most refreshing, versatile herb


What’s Lost When Every Game of the MLB Season Matters?

Making sense of a season that's been shorn of its boring, interminable dog days of summer


The Joy of Reading About Summer Vacation While on Summer Vacation

Need an antidote to a crap summer? Try some cheesy escapism.

Health & Fitness

How Much Should Warm Weather Impact Your Running Times?

Don't guilt-trip yourself for slowing down in summer — the struggle is quantifiably real


10 Items That'll Get Your Dog Through the Dog Days of Summer

Because you're not the only one battling the heat

Arts & Entertainment

Just Throw Your Own State Fair at Home, Like So

Bread baking is out, deep frying corn dogs is in