THE HUNT ADKINS
With all the information that’s being created every second, how can you possibly keep up? By cheating, that’s how. Here you will find a cheat sheet of all the things you need to know to always be the smartest, trendiest, techiest, pop culturiest, most informed know-it-all in the room.
| CHEEKY PACKAGING|
Truly innovative packaging has proven a tough nut to crack, but the creative designers from Hrum & Hrum definitely delivered with this squirrel-inspired container.
Author & CEO Rana el Kaliouby discusses her vision for AI’s future—analyzing reactions, expressions and contexts to intuit emotion the same way humans do.
WHY AREN’T THERE MORE NATIVE AMERICAN RESTAURANTS?
“The Sioux Chef” Sean Sherman serves up a lesson on the Native American culinary tradition and how we can take a bite out of our unsustainable relationship with food.
Two mid-century entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration and equal access to the American Dream. Based on a true story.
DRIVE YOUR PLOW OVER THE BONES OF THE DEAD
Polish author Olga Tokarczuk’s witty political thriller that won her the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature. An unflinching meditation on nature, cruelty and justice.
HIT THE GAS
Man builds a motorcycle that runs on methane harvested from the stinky bags in his region of the Netherlands. Talk about state-of-the-fart.
THE FRESH PRINTS OF
$77m mansion for sale in California has everything you could ever want, including an NFT art gallery. Because of course it does.
VENMO MONEY, VENMO PROBLEMS
After much public scrutiny, Venmo is removing the public feed that lets others view your spending habits. Many pundits say it’s still not enough to protect user privacy.
| THE KLEENEX OF VIDEO CALLS|
Seemingly overnight, Zoom became the catch-all term for the general act of video calling. How did that happen, and where does the brand go from here?
THE ULTIMATE THROWBACK THURSDAY
A parody Twitter account, written from the perspective of Jurassic Park employees. Clever girls (and boys).
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