Daily Bafflements

The BafflerMay 08, 2015
Split: better than asking your waitress for separate checks, but only sort of.

Split: better than asking your waitress for separate checks, but only sort of. / Miguel Tejada-Flores

• A new app called Split helps users divide a restaurant bill “fairly, not equally,” thus reducing the amount of human interaction needed to have dinner out with friends.

• Today in the jet set: don’t worry if your spring social calendar isn’t quite booked. Forbes has you covered with a list of NetJets’ top ten private jet events of the year.

• In the past few days, we’ve seen the hashtag #HowToSpotAFeminist backfire spectacularly. If you’re still feeling a bit skeptical about the fate of feminism in the digital age, check out Susan Faludi’s epic salvo on “Facebook Feminism,” from Baffler No. 23.