Julia Sachs

Julia Sachs is an Editor-at-Large at Grit Daily. She covers tech, entrepreneurship and entertainment news and is based in Park City, Utah.

Rihanna Is Releasing A $5,000 Coffee Table Book

This book holds more power than the Sanderson Sisters’ spellbook. Rihanna—a.k.a. maybe the only person on earth that could get away with this, has announced that she will be releasing an autobiographical coffee table book. Certain copies of which will retail for over $5,000, according to Phaidon, the online retailer facilitating transactions of the book. Fans of the singer turned entrepreneur, clothing designer, and cosmetics extraordinaire may not be getting a new album anytime soon,...

This Is Not A Drill: We Are Getting A Lizzie McGuire Reboot

Calling all fans of scrunchies and glitter lip gloss: Lizzie McGuire is coming back to grace us with her presence on the Disney+ streaming service at some point in the [hopefully] near future. Fans of the early 2000’s children’s masterpiece will get the chance to catch up with Lizzie McGuire, played by Hilary Duff, as she returns to her breakout role once again. This time, though, Lizzie is navigating life in her late 20’s alongside some new friends and foes in the...

Japan Airlines Launches Tool To Show Where The Babies Are On Your Flight

Japan Airlines has blessed us all with the gift we have always wanted: the ability to know ahead of time whether or not a baby will be seated near us on a flight. Passengers that book flights on Japan Airlines may notice a new icon pop up on the seat map when they choose their seats. The baby icon pops up on the seat map when passengers have purchased a seat and indicated that the seat is for a baby or child between the ages of 8 days and 2 years old. The service is meant to help passengers...

Uber Launched An App To Help Temp Workers Find New Gigs

Ah, the gig economy—the sole reason the unemployment rate is seemingly so low. One of the first companies to normalize the gig economy is now trying to expand it even further. Uber, the ride share app that lets independent drivers become professional taxi drivers using their own car, is expanding its service into other aspects of the employment sphere. Uber Works is a new app that lets temporary workers connect with available jobs in their area in various industries like cleaning, cooking,...

Instagram Has Removed The Follow Tab That No One Used Anyway

You know that tab you always accidentally scroll left to when you’re on the notification page on Instagram? The one that lets you lurk on what the people you follow are doing throughout the app? Well, the platform revealed recently that it would be getting rid of that cursed page, and they did it fairly quickly. So, gone are the days when you would accidentally discover your coworker is into some really freaky stuff or that your cousin has an unhealthy relationship with The Sims and/or...

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