Matt Olsefsky

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100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Gantri Turns Your Design Sketches into Reality Through 3D Printing

Do you ever wish you could turn your design sketches into real life products but don’t know where to start? Enter Gantri, a new creative platform …

Lifepack Hustle Gadget Bags Offer Solar Charging And Anti-Theft Features (video)

After raising more than $400,000 over the past few weeks the Lifepack Hustle gadget bag Kickstarter campaign is now coming to an end and has …

No green thumb needed: 6 drought-tolerant herbs that are almost impossible to kill

If you have dutifully swapped out your lawn and flower gardens for water-miserly cactus and succulents, you can be excused for feeling a tad nostalgic for the lush, the scented, the flowering.<p>"When I just see succulents, it can feel a bit sparse or stark," admits Kelly Fernandez. But she has a …

Curved, Outdoor Loungers Made of Stainless Steel Netting

Muller Van Severen created a series of cage-like outdoor loungers that are made with stainless steel netting. The netting has been joined to form …

First Look: 10 Things You're Definitely Going to Want from IKEA's 2018 Catalog, Before it Comes Out

It's About to Be 2018 at IKEA!<p>The arrival of a new IKEA catalog is an annual event to be celebrated, and, if you’re anything like us, spent marking …

Living Rooms

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee

Most people are big fans of the dark caffeinated brew known as coffee, and they become rather grouchy when this beloved beverage is not available. …

Coffee

iPhone will power spectacular $99 AR headset

Apple’s own AR headset may still be a rumor, but if you want to get hold of an iPhone-friendly augmented reality headset you’ll be able to do it later this year — for just $99!<p>Made by Los Angeles startup Mira, the Prism resembles a slimmed-down version of the $950 Meta 2 AR headset. The new device …

The top 5 tech gadgets college students really want

1. Wearable tech<p>Say goodbye to the old alarm clock. Students want an up-to-date way to keep track of classes, clubs, extracurricular activities and …

Every item is just $3 in this new online grocery store

A new online grocery store is setting itself apart by ditching fancy labels and complex price tags.<p>Brandless, a San Francisco-based startup from …

7 Gadgets That Will Help Your Kids Have a Free-Range, '80s-Style Summer

Remember Summer when you were a kid? Your mom served you some prebaked, toaster-cooked breakfast and a glass of orange juice made from concentrate, then shoved you out the back door to "go play," without an ounce of nervousness in her voice. Maybe you rounded up some neighborhood kids and played in …

Retail Apocalypse: 22 big retailers closing stores

Some of the United States’ most prominent retailers are shuttering stores in recent months amid sagging sales in the troubled sector.<p>The rise of ecommerce outlets like Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has made it harder for traditional retailers to attract customers to their stores and forced companies to …

The gap between the haves and the have-nots in D.C.’s tech scene is getting bigger

In monetary terms, D.C.’s tech scene has been doing pretty well with investors lately: Local start-ups took in about $435 million between April and June 2017, compared with $298 million over the same period four years ago, according to Pitchbook investment data analyzed by the National Venture …

One Chair, Styled Five Ways

New startup offers ‘brandless’ home goods

This wannabe Muji has raised some serious cash on a quest to become “Procter & Gamble for millennials”<p>There’s a new game in town when it comes to buying basic items like food and cleaning products online. Brandless is a startup offering everything from mac & cheese to kitchen knives—all under its …

Procter & Gamble

Framebridge adds $17M in funding as it takes custom framing mainstream

We throw around the word disruptor a lot in the startup world, especially at TechCrunch. But Framebridge, a custom framing startup launched in 2014, is actually worthy of that title. And today Framebridge is announcing they’ve closed a $16.7M Series B round, with Gordon Segal, co-founder of Crate …

Framing

10 Easy Pieces: Wood Flooring for Decks

Wood flooring is an instant fix. Lay slatted wood tiles in a grid on a flat surface to transform a balcony, deck, or concrete pad into an inviting …

Landscaping

This Robot Rips Weeds Out of the Ground for the Greater Good of Your Garden

Tertill is an autonomous robot that runs on solar power and keeps your garden weed-free.<p>Design Team<p>CLEAR design lab<p>CLEAR design lab worked with the …

How to Make Old Windows More Energy Efficient | Times Square Chronicles

How to Make Old Windows More Energy Efficient<p>There are plenty of reasons to want to make not just your windows but your entire home more energy …

4 natural ways to repel mosquitoes (and other pesky bugs)

Summer is underway, which means bug season is upon us.<p>Wanna keep this little guy under control naturally? Photo: Tom/Flickr<p>Big bugs, small bugs, …

Tesla Solar Roof

One of the biggest barriers to widespread adoption of solar panels — aside from the initial cost — is the way they look. The Tesla Solar Roof lets …

BottleLoft

Do you have difficulty managing space in your fridge? Always running out of fridge space for your beer collection? BottleLoft can definitely come in …

Matador X Huckberry Packable Backpack

Matador X Huckberry Packable Backpack<p>Huckberry have teamed up with Matador to give their awesome Beast Packable Backpack an an exclusive all-black …

Miimo Robot Lawn Mower

Using a combination of the company's highly reliable engines and robotics know-how, the Miimo Robot Lawn Mower is Honda's latest tool for tackling …

Mistbox keeps air conditioners cool to improve efficiency

Just two years ago we wrote about the then new Mistbox, a device that can be retrofitted to most air conditioners and uses evaporative cooling to …

Ikea Launches PÅTÅR | New Organic Coffees

Since coffee is strongly rooted in the Swedish fika tradition, where one will sit down and drink coffee sometimes accompanied with a pastry or a …

Coffee

Amazon Alexa to gain new coffee-brewing capabilities

You can now add coffee makers to the growing list of voice-controlled smart home products. Specifically, soon you'll be able to use Amazon's Alexa voice assistant to command and keep tabs on the Behmor Connected Brewer.<p>According to a release from Behmor, the company behind the high-tech coffee …

Ikawa Coffee Roaster

The less time between your beans being roasted and brewed, the fresher the coffee. The Ikawa Coffee Roaster lets you make the freshest drink possible …

Bruvelo Coffee Maker

Automation meets single-cup customization in the Bruvelo Coffee Maker. This tall, cylindrical machine makes up to 10oz of coffee at a time, using a …

New Single-Serve Pods Address Environmental Concerns — and Produce Superb Coffee

The United States is <b>a country of coffee-drinkers</b>, with 54 percent of Americans over the age of 18 consuming an average of 27 ounces of the beverage …