(Est. 2019) “Wato, available in Sweden, was created with the purpose of filling a vacuum in the market within functional drink. The first sugar-free and carbonated liquid substitute with or without caffeine, with the aim of being able to offer a more tasty and delicious alternative ‘on the go’ than traditional energy drink alternatives.” (Google-translated)Read More
Here, I’ll catch you up.
“Americans ages 20 to 24 are so sexually inactive that it practically boggles the mind.” That was Bustle in 2016.
Millennials and Gen Z “are having sex less often than any previous generation,” according to the New York Times in 2017.
Independent food stores are known to use minimal packaging and encourage recycling of their produce to promote greener living.
But now one grocery shop in Vancouver has gone a step further by designing plastic bags with embarrassing slogans to discourage its customers from using single-use plastics.Read More
Belief in aliens is like faith in religion — and may come to replace it.
It’s a great time to believe in aliens.
Last week, the New York Times published a viral article about reports of UFOs off the East Coast in 2014 and 2015. It included an interview with five Navy pilots who witnessed, and in some cases recorded, mysterious flying objects with “no visible engine or infrared exhaust plumes” that appeared to “reach 30,000 feet and hypersonic speeds.”Read More
Barneys, Sherbinskis and Greenlane offered tips at Ad Age's Inside Pages cannabis conference.Read More
When adults wouldn't listen, Greta Thunberg started to strike. Now millions of school children around the world follow her. Thunberg's generation is our best chance of saving the world .Read More
When UX and product designer Geoff Alday got curious about who was responsible for the hamburger menu a few years ago, he did a little digging. He unearthed a video on Vimeo from a 1990 conference that demo-ed the history of widgets. In a segment about menus, the narrator describes how, on the title bars of windows in the Xerox Star, you find menu buttons, three little lines stacked in a square.Read More
’ve always sought comfort in familiar things. I rewatch the same TV shows. I reread the same books. I listen to the same songs for months on end. My routine isn’t about scheduling — it’s about having a shortlist of familiar activities. It feels as if I’m trying to escape my own spinning brain.Read More
The original queen of pop on aging, inspiration and why she refuses to cede control.Read More
This is actually not the last photo of him. There is a photo that shows him returning home from hospital, a couple of days later he dies. I will post it below.
There can be many reasons why Steve Jobs couldn't stop the photo. First of all it is incredibly hard to delete something out of the internet.Read More
There are 168 hours every week.
And you have an average of 2,400 minutes to yourself each week.
That is a monumental amount of time. Where could it possibly go? Or better still, where are you spending all those hours?Read More
The ballet and opera house is the largest cultural institution in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium, and has taken on a new typographic logo that represents how performance art is constantly in flux.Read More
WeTransfer may be a digital technology brand, but in its latest campaign, it's encouraging people to reconnect with the real world.Read More
Web Smith’s recent experience at his local Apple store in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, has been an exercise in frustration.
There was the time he visited the Easton Town Center location to buy a laptop for his 11-year-old daughter and spent almost 20 minutes getting an employee to accept his credit card. In January, Smith was buying a monitor and kept asking store workers to check him out, but they couldn’t because they were Apple “Geniuses” handling tech support and not sales.Read More
Before I get into some vague yet persistent observations on what I’m identifying as the “aesthetic of relevancy,” allow me to define some perspective boundaries:Read More
It’s hard to imagine McDonald’s without its signature yellow and red. The golden arches—in #FFC20F for you RGB nerds—have stood the test of time and are an iconic institution around the world.Read More
Sex. Mental health. Divorce. Menstruation. Death. Some things are hard to talk about.
Our societal discomfort has influenced the way businesses talk. They use euphemisms and delicate metaphors, like glasses of blue liquid in tampon adverts. (I’ve always been curious – who are they keeping the secret from…?)Read More