Google's new food report, text-message therapy, Chinese adventure travelers.
–Will a gluten-sniffing digital device change the way allergy sufferers dine out? Food & Wine investigates.
–Has generation X been overlooked? London-based The Midult is bringing a fresh approach to lifestyle coverage for the 35-55 set, writes the Evening Standard.
–Oats, cheese curds, and sourdough bread: the new Google Food Trends report reads “like an 18th-century shepherd’s grocery list,” says The Atlantic.
–When it comes to psychological support, can text messages ever replace in-person therapy? A Wired editor tries a new message-based service.
–Jing Daily reviews a new study finding that wealthy, young Chinese people are gravitating toward adventure travel.
–Instagram is highlighting diversity in fashion with a new #RunwayForAll campaign celebrating “alternative” models, writes i-D.
–Storied jeweler Tiffany & Co has a millennial problem: they’re not buying into the brand’s traditional approach to luxury, says Reuters.
–Is France, source of such words as sommelier and terroir, ready to host a wine theme park for adults? Condé Nast Traveler visits La Cité du Vin.
–Celebrating Pride Month, MTV talks to young people about their approach to gender identity (with an Innovation Group stat thrown in for good measure).
–In related news, video game The Sims is expanding its gender-customization options to reflect a wider range of identities, writes The Verge.
–As peer-to-peer platforms like Airbnb enter the business travel market, solo female travelers have particular concerns, Skift writes.
–Ebay has launched a VR shopping experience in partnership with Australian department store Myer. Via MobileStrategies360.
–Can fashion be political? One young designer creates a collection to draw attention to issues surrounding “Brexit.” Via Dazed.
–As American tech companies influence more and more aspects of life, countries in Europe are reasserting control, writes the New York Times.
–Smart tampons, anyone? Via Fast Company.