– A high-speed freight train presented by British architecture studio Foster + Partners in collaboration with Virgin Hyperloop One could be a game-changer for cargo delivery, writes Designboom.
– Boomers are opting for #vanlife, preferring to buy converted luxury camper vans to take on their next vacation, says The Wall Street Journal.
– The BBC interviews a new generation of ‘digital nomads’ they describe as “the new elite with no fixed abode”.
– Amazon has plans to launch Prime Book Box, a book subscription service for kids, says Fortune.
– Life-style digital publication Refinery29 are launching an on-demand video content platform called Channel29, Variety reveals.
– US-based millennials are increasingly choosing to live in second-tier cities shunning the shiny allure of expensive big cities, investigates Curbed.
– Salad chain Sweetgreen has given a corner store in LA a healthy makeover, writes Fast Company.
– China’s tech world turns its attention to the west with the release of Xiaomi’s smartphone in the UK, aiming to raise $10bn on Hong Kong’s stock exchange, says The Guardian.
– ClassPass are piloting wellness services in New York City, allowing members to order a post-workout blow-dry, writes Well + Good.
– Furniture giant Ikea unveils a new furniture collection for millennials by fashion designer Virgil Abloh, via Dezeen.
– Rhianna launches a new lingerie collection called Savage x Fenty, the latest campaign “celebrates stretchmarks, cellulite, and tummy rolls”, says Bustle.
– Another day, another new bitcoin. The first bacon cryptocurrency otherwise known as the Bacoin is launched by American meat company Oscar Mayer, writes The Drum.