Offered in a variety of colors
Finding unique but useful holiday gifts can be a challenge. Introducing the LARQ self cleaning, water purification bottle. I got us each one for the holidays.
I hate using single-use plastic bottles, even though I frequently do so. And I hate re-using a plastic water bottle because I worry about germs when they start… Continue reading
I love Kickstarter. I love funding people’s clever ideas! So, when I saw the Baselamp project by Luke Kelly (“the effortless way to turn almost anything into a lamp”), I ordered 2 of them: handmade and hand finished in the USA in New York and New Hampshire (where the heat sink is extruded).
The Baselamp is a flat walnut (also… Continue reading
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
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.
Yes, you read that right. Even the light switches in this house are driving me insane.
Why can’t I just… Continue reading
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