Alexandra

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Aura Breathalyzer

Ever been in limbo about whether or not you're safe to drive after a couple drinks with friends? The Aura Breathalyzer ($150) aims to improve your …

handhelddevices

District MFG Shuffleboard Table

Table games don't need to make your home look like the common area of a frat house — they can actually look great, and the District MFG Shuffleboard …

Dining Rooms

Oskar Humidifier

Make your bedroom (or any small space in your house or apartment) more comfortable as the weather gets dryer with the Oskar Humidifier ($125). This …

Small Spaces

Petcube

Even the most attentive pet owners can't be around to look after their animals all day, every day — but with Petcube ($150) you can watch, speak to, …

iOS Apps

Nymi Heartbeat Wristband

While we're still a long way off from the complete interconnectivity of the things that make our everyday tasks easier, the Nymi Heartbeat Wristband …

Wearable Tech

KnowRoaming

If you spend a lot of time traveling internationally, you know what a pain it can be to maintain a phone that works all over the world, without going …

SIM Cards

Nest Protect

We've all been there — stabbing violently with a broom stick at the annoying, chirping puck on our ceiling, trying to silence it — but a smoke alarm …

Tablets

Quinn Popcorn

Of course, popcorn is a delicious snack, whether you're deep into a marathon Netflix session, or postponing boredom at work — but there's no denying …

Food

Anki Drive

Anki Drive ($200) is a new kind of racing game — part new-aged slot car, part iOS video game, part exercise in artificial intelligence — it brings …

Artificial Intelligence

NanoLeaf LED Light Bulb

While it may look like a mad science experiment, or some weird art piece gone wrong, the NanoLeaf LED Light Bulb ($35) represents a huge leap forward …

Light Bulbs

iPhone Paperback Notes

With iPhone Paperback Notes ($8), you can take notes on the back of something you always have with you, your phone. Of course your phone already has …

Notepads

Under Armour Speedform Running Shoes

With Under Armour Speedform Running Shoes ($120) you'll experience a level of comfort and fit that you've never had with another pair of running …

Shoes

Soma Water Filter

We love when everyday objects are reinvented in smart and refined ways. That's why the Soma limited edition water filter is a must for every home. …

rice-stuffed tomatoes

Guys, we should definitely, definitely talk about these. Here, I’ll go first: I think it’s essential that you not let another tomato season pass …

9 Beauty Tricks Every Summer Bride Should Know Before Her Big Day

If you’re one of the many brides saying “I do” this summer, congrats! But we’re putting you on notice: while summer weddings come with gorgeous …

pickled vegetable sandwich slaw

If you’re one of those people who saw the word “pickled” in the title and said “Ugh, no, sorry, not for me,” do know, I was the same not too long ago …

Portland Press

The Mason jar: an iconic drinking vessel in much of the South, and at the very least a reliable form of food storage everywhere else. Now the …

Portland, OR

greek salad with lemon and oregano

Recently, I attempted to roughly outline the parameters of the gap between the recipes you see here on this site and what I might have made for …

essential raised waffles

This recipe is nothing new. It was first published, as far as I can gather, in 1896 in The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer …