A bad wrapping job can harsh the buzz generated by a well-chosen holiday gift. It’s not the most complicated of tasks, yet legions of us struggle with scissors, Scotch tape, and those tightly wound rolls of colorful paper.
Slate paid a visit to a gift shop in Brooklyn to get some pointers from an expert who believes a little bit of tissue paper and lots of ribbon can go a long way.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.