7 Wellness Products That Made Our Lives Better in August

Here at SELF, we’re always testing wellness products. Whether it’s cult-favorite makeup, skin-care products, fitness gear, or a new snack, we’re always trying out something. We’re fortunate that this is part of our job—getting to play with free stuff is a pretty awesome perk. But not everything lives up to the hype, so when something stands out from the pack, we’re excited to share it with our readers. Here, SELF staffers gush about seven products they tried and legitimately loved this month. (Note: This list includes a mix of stuff sent to us for free…

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‘Made by Google’ products start using recycled materials this year, carbon neutral by 2020

While Google’s self-branded hardware lineup is relatively young, the company is today announcing a huge commitment going forward. By 2020, all products Google ships will be carbon neutral, and all Made by Google products will include recycled materials by 2022, with some starting later this year. Announced by way of a post with Fast Company (and an official blog post), Google’s new commitment points toward a “greener” future for its products. This will start later this year on an unnamed “yet-to-be-announced” product (my bet is on the new Google Home). Apparently, one engineer on…

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The Economics That Made Boeing Build the 737 Max

The infamous 737 Max is now grounded and considered a liability, but this was not always the case. What made Boeing design this particular airplane? Wendover Production explains the economics behind this ill-fated airplane in this video. Part of the reason is that airlines would rather have a cheap small plane than an expensive super efficient small plane. The 737 is just that: a cheap small plane. Priced at just $89 million, the now doomed plane was considered a great deal. This is because Boeing had perfected the 737 manufacturing process…

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Tupperware to debut products made from Sabic’s certified circular polymers

One of the biggest and oldest brand names in housewares, Tupperware (Orlando, FL) has announced that it is collaborating with chemicals company Sabic (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) to introduce certified circular polymers into its product offerings. The collaboration highlights the shared commitment by both companies to advance a more circular economy, where plastic waste and materials are used, reused and repurposed to continue their lifecycle, said the press release. Starting this summer, Tupperware will begin introducing the certified circular polymers from Sabic in new products that aid in the reduction of…

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Writing their way for a better tomorrow: Pune authors who made an impact in 2018

About the book: If you ever thought that women in their 50s must lead dull, boring lives, Feisty At Fifty busts your myths and shows you that life, indeed begins at fifty. Join this witty fifty-something woman who is pursuing middle-aged sexiness, nailing the work-life balance, taking on the FOMO (fear of missing out), celebrating mid-life discoveries and generally feeling great about ourselves. Hilarious yet poignant, Feisty at Fifty, is both a moving personal story and the ultimate guide to making the fifties the most fabulous decade of your life.…

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