New York Today: N.Y. Today: Here Comes the Darkness
Surviving (and celebrating) the winter solstice. Also: big rains coming, and the Chinese food-Christmas connection.
Digital detox: Perks offered to hand over phones
Can you take a vacation from your cell phone? Some hotels and restaurants will help you find out. Some offer perks, like discounts or s’mores, to guests who manage to give up their phones for a few hours.u00a0 (Dec. 21)
Instabrag humbug: why I’m giving up social media for Christmas
The star of the BBC’s Tourist Trap admits that ‘nobody wants another #Whitstable2017’, so he’s planning a seasonal digital detox This Christmas, spare a thought for the thousands of people employed in the advertising industry who have to watch their creative …
Pet Influencers Are Taking Over Because Human Influencers Keep Messing It Up
Human influencers are just way too much trouble than they’re worth. They scam followers, they promote harmful products like detox teas and appetite suppressing lollipops, and they have a tendency to blurt out racist, insensitive bigotry that can crumble their…