If soggy, squashed sandwiches have you inkling with dismay, you should give the Sandwich on board lunch box by black+blum design a try. Combining an aluminum body with a bamboo cutting board lid, and an elastic strap to keep it all in place, it provides an an attractive and robust alternative to brown bagging your lunch.
I have a pair of headphones, and likely you do, too. I don’t like having them spread out across my desk in a tangled mess, and chances are you don’t either.
Laptop: check. Tablet: check. Phone: check. For travelling, the PlugBug cuts at least one charger from the load – and there’s even a World edition with international snap-on plugs. Simply put, it’s a no-brainer.
If you’re anything like me, cursing the inability of consumer electronics manufacturers to standardize connectivity options is one of your favourite pastimes. I like things to be simple, and now – courtesy of Innergie, it appears my USB meltdown days are coming to an end.
Let’s say your days are primarily task-driven as opposed to calendar-driven, and you’d like to automate the process of taking breaks and be reminded of a few other things at regular intervals. If so, Timerdoro should be just the ticket.
In underdeveloped or poor countries, incubators are few and far between due not only to the cost of acquisition but also the maintenance aspect. That’s why a cheap, yet ingenious heating pouch for newborns could prove a literal lifesaver.
If you’re fighting a serious bout of distractionitis, there is nothing worse than an always-connected, always-available phone. As long as yours is of the more recent variety, there’s a good chance you will succumb to its siren song of a quick Facebook check, or the occasional game, or catching up on your feeds, or… well, the list goes on.
Anything that removes unnecessary steps from a process is likely to hold a special place in my heart – and I just stumbled across a perfect example. It’s Stix, the pinless noticeboard – a participant in the recent James Dyson Awards, which, although it reached the semifinals as judged by the Dyson Engineers, didn’t quite make it to the top.