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Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For The Plugged-In Girl

You know who I’m talking about: she’s always got headphones glued to her ears, stood in line to score the iPhone4S, and mocks you endlessly for still having a Hotmail…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 7, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Gadgets For Women: Technologically-Forward Gifts, Socially-Backwards Ethos

Is it possible for something to feel futuristic yet anti-feminist at the same time? Check out the Wired Store’s new holiday wish list online and you be the judge. At the…

Doree Lewak | November 28, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Shopping Guide: 9 Pretty & Protective iPhone Cases

In the past three years I’ve gone through as many iPhones. And when I got my latest phone, an iPhone 4 upgrade, I vowed I would hold on to it…

Julie Gerstein | September 2, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Cleaning Up Spills Has Never Been So Zen

Call me crazy, but I have been utterly transfixed by this demo video for some magical contraption that cleans up condiment spills. Mind you, a swipe with a sponge…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 28, 2011 - 1:20 pm

The Ferrari Hair Dryer: For Indulgent Dudes Or Blowout-Obsessed Ladies?

Some people get a real high from driving fast cars. Others just like the windswept look. Now, for both types, there’s a new hair dryer by Conair made with parts…

Leonora Epstein | August 16, 2010 - 11:20 am

USB Typewriter Unnecessary But Awesome

The pragmatist in me realizes that a USB typewriter is ridiculous and inefficient. That said, the [much more influential] nerd within wants it so badly that I’m crying tears…

Lily Q | June 14, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Weird Idea #231: Inflatable Leg Wraps

Just another item from the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog that makes you go “huh?”: Circulation Improving Leg Wraps. Sexy. [Hammacher Schlemmer] …

Leonora Epstein | June 8, 2010 - 12:10 pm

6 Must-Have Fashion Apps For The iPad

Not to sound like a whiny brat, but the Gilt app for the iPhone kind of disappoints. They meant well, but the small screen means it’s hard to pass judgment…

Lily Q | April 9, 2010 - 11:30 am

Use Mosquito Noises To Determine A Blind Date’s Age

This new Japanese gadget supposedly will determine a blind date’s age so you don’t have to ask them. The Age Prediction Machine emits a high-frequency buzzing sound similar to that…

Annika Harris | March 4, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Will You Be Getting A Porn Detection Stick?

Here’s an interesting little gadget for you: the Porn Detection Stick. (Why, oh why did they have to pick the word “stick” to describe this thing? Guess it’s less phallic…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 3, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Now Your Boobs Can Feel As Hot As They Look

I was sitting around the other day, and I was thinking, you know what I really need? And then I thought, what I really need is USB-powered breast warmers. And…

Susannah Breslin | November 6, 2009 - 12:10 pm

Breath Checker Device Lets You Know If You’re Primed To Kiss

In our digital age, that old hand-to-mouth trick to check your breath is so passé. (Plus unreliable if you just caressed your hands with some scented lotion. Ahh, guava patchouli…

Leonora Epstein | November 3, 2009 - 7:30 pm