In the Realm of Things

By Kate Cohen | Objects, technology, possessions

James Baldwin

This is a print of painting by Molly of the author James Baldwin.<p>$10 of each sale will go to Black and Pink, an organization that supports the rights …

Ikea’s sleek new bike is now available for $500

Perfectly low-key<p>Are bikes made by furniture companies the next big thing? Seeing how there’s a turning tide toward more and safer biking in cities around the world, it certainly would make sense.<p>Yesterday, we learned that minimalist furniture brand Blu Dot has started selling an equally …

Interior Design

This Japanese Boutique Has So Much Stuff You Never Knew You Needed

At LA’s Tortoise General Store, shop everything from Japanese textiles to Hasami Porcelain.<p><i>As part of our</i> <i>new series</i> <i>on the best stores in the world, Shilpa Shah, co-founder of San Francisco-based women’s lifestyle brand</i> <i>Cuyana</i><i>, shares one of her favorite places to shop.</i><p>I love Tortoise General Store …

Los Angeles

Plume Labs’ Flow tracks the air quality indoors and outdoors

Plume Labs unveiled its Flow air-quality tracker last week at CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas. It is one of many air-quality trackers, but this one has an interesting twist.<p>One Flow device can scan the quality of air in your home or around you. But a bunch of Flows spread across your …

Air Quality

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Rock out with the jamstik+ smart guitar [Review]

Lust List: jamstik+ MIDI guitar<p>Already thinking about how to fulfill your 2017 New Year’s resolution of becoming a rock god?<p>If so, check out the jamstik+. This MIDI guitar, and its associated collection of apps, promises to help anyone who wants to learn to play guitar or improve their existing …

Nike Brings a Clean Black & White Colorway to the Air Huarache

After getting a bold Pendleton makeover with this year's fall/winter NIKEiD customization options, Nike's Air Huarache is going in the opposite direction with its latest release. Opting for a clean black leather look, this iteration of the Tinker Hatfield-designed retro runner couples a …

Review: Zhiyun's Smooth II 3-Axis Gimbal Gives iPhone Video Footage Better Stability

Digital image and video stabilization features have been included in modern smartphones for a while now, with each new generation offering improved correction for jumps and jitters that typically occur during handheld shooting.<p>Still, even the latest handsets can't quite match the benefits that can …

Camera capability comes to Apple Watch with launch of third-party band

Apple Watch wearers can know take photos with a flick of the wrist, using the CMRA watch band.<p>Produced by visual communication company Glide with …

Rubinacci Is the Best Bespoke Suit Tailor: One Week in Naples, Italy

Get Suited by the Best Bespoke Tailor on Earth<p>Rubinacci, the legendary Neapolitan atelier, will make you the suit of a lifetime in just one week.<p>By …

Clothing

FORMcard is a million tools in one

These may look like simple pieces of plastic but I've found them to be the most interesting tools in my box. They're made from melt-able, bio-plastic …

A 911 Lifeline for Your Car, No Fees Required

Cruising down the D.C. Beltway at the crack of dawn last June, Bill Bowen was suddenly struck by a car veering across four lanes. Mr. Bowen’s red Mini Cooper spun around and landed on the road’s shoulder. What’s incredible isn’t just that he survived. Before he climbed out of the wreck, police had …

AT&T

Learn to Forget Eyeglasses

OMAFELEA-BLK<p><b>Story:</b> We learn our lives by two different sets of lists; the "wanna" do's and the "gotta" do's.... Do what you wanna! Disremember the …

Riley Home Monitoring Robot

The Riley Home Monitoring Robot is a new device developed to boost up security at the spot of your choice, this bot is able to run around on tank …

The Wirecutter

Featured<p>We compared Apple’s latest with the iPhone 6 and 6s and SE, and the iPhone 7 with 128 GB of storage is the best device for those who want a …

The best multiroom wireless speaker system

Sonos is the easy pick.<p><i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>We've spent hundreds of hours over several months using six multiroom wireless speaker systems in every possible room and even outside, …

Audiophile

Zojirushi Classic Bento Vacuum Lunch Jar

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>A convenient, efficient way to keep foods hot or cold longer when transporting to places without microwaves or …

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can automatically dig up and apply coupon codes for thousands of online stores. But now it offers …

Amazon

Scout Overland Kitchen

It doesn't matter where you've parked your vehicle: the Scout Overland Kitchen ensures you can cook a proper meal right out of your truck. Built with …

Kitchens

Lifx Color 1000 review

The best color-changing bulb? Not Hue you think<p><b>The Good</b> The Lifx Color 1000 is brighter and more efficient than the first generation of Lifx bulbs, and the colors are just as true. The easy-to-use app offers a good number of features, and integrations with IFTTT, SmartThings, Nest, Windows, and …

Color Wheel

The Cult Kitchen Tool That Makes Grilling Steak Foolproof

Food cults come in many forms, celebrating everything from the exotic to the absurd. But you'd never expect to come across one that revolves around a …

The best food processor

You want a Cuisinart.<p><i>By Christine Cyr Clisset, Michael Sullivan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 40 hours researching food processors, interviewing experts, and conducting nearly three …

Shopping

This is a no-fuss way to add USB ports to your wall outlets

It's super convenient to have USB ports integrated into your wall outlets — it makes charging your smartphone, tablet, fitness tracker, smartwatch, or whatever as easy as plugging it into the wall. Unfortunately, getting a USB port in your wall outlet usually involves some sort of wiring and …

Gear & Gadgets

Electric Objects

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iRobot - Braava jet 240 Mopping Robot - White

4<p>Mopping robot Posted by: ChristieB from: on<p>Happy that I don't have to mop as much but due to the large size of our kitchen, we have to recharge the …