Lunchtime Links

Google Destinations Just Made It Even Easier to Book a Vacation Online

Google Destinations Just Made It Even Easier to Book a Vacation Online
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Google, the brand that has created a hack for basically every part of your life thus far, just made it even easier to take a vacation. With Google Destinations, which launched yesterday, you can research and book a trip directly from the search page of your phone. [Gizmodo]

Here are more must-click links to visit during your lunch break:

1. From Lammily, the creator of “normal Barbie," comes the first made-under Ken doll. “He may not have a six-pack abdomen, but he has a fantastic sense of humor.” [People]

2. Ben & Jerry’s just released three new additions to its “core” ice cream line. You can find Brownie Batter, Coconuts for Caramel, and Cookies & Cream Cheesecake in stores in the coming weeks. [Time]

3. J.K. Rowling just released the second story in the History of Magic in North America, and it takes on the Salem Witch Trials. Here’s what you need to know if you’re not a member of Pottermore. [Entertainment Weekly]

4. Lilly Wachowski, one half of the sibling duo behind The Matrix franchise, came out as transgender—four years after her sister, Lana Wachowski, opened up about her own transition. [Windy City Times]

5. Most people have never been lucky enough to see a total solar eclipse, and only a select few have viewed one from mid-air. Check out the amazing photos from airline passengers who captured the view from their flight. [Mashable]

 
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