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Spotlight: Pocket Marketing Manager Simran Thadani

MagMaker / February 17, 2015<p>(Photo credit: Christopher Stark)<p><b>My name is</b> Simran Thadani, and I’m part of the team at Pocket. My work in Marketing …

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

How Designers Built The World Of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” By Hand

Anderson’s avoidance of CGI and freakish devotion to handmade, old-fashioned production design lends his latest epic its fantastical charm.<p>In his Oscar-nominated 2014 film <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel,</i> Wes Anderson didn’t just tell a story-within-a-story about murder, purple-suited lobby boys, and …

Take A Mouth-Watering Tour Of School Lunches From Around The World (And The Embarrassing U.S. Equivalent)

Eating at the school cafeteria could’ve been amazing–if you grew up almost anywhere but the U.S.<p>For a fourth-grader in Italy, school lunch might include a caprese salad, local fish on a bed of arugula, pasta, and a baguette. A school cafeteria in France might serve steak, brie, and a plentiful …

Florida by Land: Follow the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail

The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail offers experiences for avian enthusiasts of all levels.<p>Eastern North America’s highest diversity of birds and butterflies is found in Florida, and nowhere is that variety more evident than on the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. The trail’s 515 …

A Music-Making App Designed to Help Teens Deal With Death

One of the hardest parts about losing someone you love is talking about it. Most of the time, we don’t talk about it at all, instead choosing to deal …

Japan has eggs that smell and taste like fruit

The yuzutama is an egg that smells just like Japan's favourite citrus fruit<p>If you love eggs and love fruit, you might want to think about moving to Japan.<p>The yuzutama egg looks just like a normal egg, but smells and tastes like the yuzu citrus frui<b>t</b>, <b>RocketNews24</b> reported.<p>Essentially the lovechild …

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