Edible flowers, mushroom leather, millennial cities.
–Pigzbe is the first app that lets children own cryptocurrency, which acts as a digital piggy bank and teaches them how to save in a cashless society. Via Dezeen.
–Co-Star is an AI-powered astrology app that uses “NASA data to create super-personalized horoscopes” and calculates compatibility with your phone contacts, writes Dazed.
–Edible flowers and microgreens are being increasingly used in food and drink, says Eater DC.
–Bolt Threads has created a sustainable leather alternative made from mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms. Forbes investigates.
–Politico reveals the most millennial-friendly cities in the US, based on diversity, affordability, and commute time.
–As wellness resources become “more accessible by bringing them into the home,” Yale has launched their most popular course on happiness for free online, announces Well + Good.
–Condé Nast Traveler explores how legal marijuana is changing travel.
–Amazon can now deliver packages to the trunk of your car, reports The Verge.
–Halle Berry is the latest celebrity to step into the wellness game, with her recent launch of the lifestyle site Hallewood. Via Racked.
–The startup Slow Cabins is adding a sense of mystery to travel, only revealing the location of a guest’s vacation home after they book a stay, explains Curbed.
–A new generation of coworking spaces are targeting freelancer parents with onsite childcare, writes Fast Company.
–The sustainability revolution is involving brands, with over 40 major companies signing the UK Plastic Pact to use 100% recyclable packaging by 2025. BBC explores.
–Disney is creating a haptic jacket to simulate physical sensations, like hugs or a snake slithering across your body, to enhance the VR experience. Via Variety.