Binge watch ads, the city of the future, genderless tampons.

–Interstellar Lab has designed a radical community in the Mojave Desert to help us survive climate change, unveils Designboom.

–A new travel service offers “breakup tours,” promoting the benefits of solo travel as a healing experience, reports Travel + Leisure.

–Hulu launched a new advertising format targeting binge watchers. Via Tech Crunch.

–A small rural town in Canada will be transformed into a smart community with drone ports, driverless car infrastructure and fiber optic technology, Dezeen announces.

Fast Company explores how period brands’ design is influenced by the male gaze.

–What do New York’s new CBD regulations mean for the multi-billion dollar industry? Well + Good explores.

Time explains why they chose Greta Thunberg as their 2019 Time Person of the Year.

–Celine has tapped TikTok star Noen Eubanks as the face of their new campaign, reports W Magazine.

Eater explains Sweetgreen’s employee-sponsored emergency benefit fund and the broader implications for the gig economy.

–Merriam-Webster has named non-binary pronoun “They” the 2019 word of the year, reveals Refinery29.

BBC unpacks the argument for regulating emotion-detecting technology by law.

Main image courtesy of Interstellar Lab