Came Together Nicely

So I’ve been in Atlanta for a couple of weeks putting together our pied-à-terre. All of the lights are the new LEDs which use very little electricity and are barely warm to the touch. Inexpensive styling all by the designers at Room and Board (love!); Bed, Bath, and Beyond; Target; Pier 1; and IKEA. All of the “plants” had to… Continue reading

Too Much Clutter in Your Life?

Well, yes. In my life, anyway! I once loved gadgetry. Now I suffer from gadetnoia, and I’ve got it bad! So, for the past few weeks, well, months now, actually, I’ve been cleaning house—digital house and real house. Light Switches Yes, you read that right. Even the light switches in this house are driving me insane. Why can’t I just… Continue reading

You Know You’re a Zombie When…

Your eyes glow hot pink (because your blood glucose is too high), and your clothes shimmer brightly in the night (because the air pollution is too high). Jin Zhang, a professor at the University of Western Ontario, is developing contact lenses that change color with the user’s blood sugar level. This could allow diabetics to monitor themselves without frequent blood… Continue reading