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'Hipster Nativity' set gives a glimpse into modern Christmas culture
The groundbreaking new Christmas themed set features , Three wise men with gifts they purchased on Amazon, while riding Segways. Mary and Joseph posing for a selfie. A distracted shepherd looking at an iPad while organic-labeled animals eat glutten-free feed. Many social commentators have offered their disapproval of the irreverent take on the Nativity, however the creators suggest that they were intending to offer a mere interesting commentary about the intersections of modern millennial culture with the ancient holiday.
The controversial holiday set is not cheap (it costs $129!) and is available in stores and online now.
Investing can be intimidating, but despite all the hype, new and innovative ways to save and grow your money are hitting the app stores with surprising speed. Whether you want to play the cryptocurrency market or invest some spare change for the long term, here are five innovative alternative finance apps that we love. Acorns is so simple, you’ll wonder why it’s not standard. Just sign up for the service, link your cards to it, and every time you buy something, the service rounds up your purchases. So, if you buy something for $1.50, it rounds it up to $2 and invests the two quarters for you in a mutual fund. It’s dead easy, especially if you use your cards for everything, and as the app says, every mighty oak starts with an acorn.The one downside? Make sure you’re on top of your credit cards, because those extra pennies total up fast on your bill, too. Stash is a similarly painless investing app that lets you start with $5 and pick from a host of exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, essent…
Hero Named Rush is a new micro-series written specifically for Instagram, about Arthur Kang, an average New Yorker, who suddenly and mysteriously acquires super speed. The world of digital video series doesn’t end with Amazon and Netflix original offerings, nor even with all of “Seinfeld” appearing on Hulu. In recent years, the quality and quantity of indie web series has skyrocketed, and there’s no limit to the brilliant entertainment you can find on Youtube, Vimeo, and even Facebook Video. Now Instagram has joined the 'Rat Race'.
To get a taste of all the web series the world has to offer, we checked out, the newest Instagram addition "Hero Named Rush" and were so impressed by the series that we just had to sit down a speak with the series creator Mac Schonher .
Here's a snippet from our conversation with the young filmmaker: What have been some of your biggest challenges as a filmmaker and web creator?
As a filmmaker and web creator, one of the biggest challen…