Best of CH 2021: Instagram

Selections that continue to inspire from our posts on the social media service

Once again, the COOL HUNTING Instagram has acted as a platform for our editorial team to tease forthcoming stories, support a swathe of adventures and (hopefully) inspire our audience along the way. This year, amidst the art fairs and test drives and mountain treks, we considered the role of social media in our lives more than ever. Ultimately, of all services, Instagram continues to provide …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The world's deepest pool, Scotland's haunted toy store installation, new iPhone features and more from around the web

Artist Rachel Maclean’s Haunted Toy Store in Scotland’s Jupiter Artland In the forests of Jupiter Artland—the 120-acre outdoor sculpture park near Edinburgh—Scottish artist Rachel Maclean installed an eerie, graffiti-covered toy store with upside-down attributes aplenty. The sinister structure houses unsettling doppelgänger dolls, as well as Maclean’s new 10-minute animated film, which explores the pressures upon youth (from self-esteem to consumerism and predatory behavior) through the …

Apple Messages’ Forthcoming “Shared with You” Feature

For anyone who ever lost track of a link or photo that was sent their way (by not remembering who sent it when), a new feature—announced at Apple WWDC 2021—will aggregate items people receive through iOS within Shared with You, a dedicated content section within multiple apps. This strengthens the integration of Apple Messages with others applications like Apple Photos, Music and News (even Apple TV), which …