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Elizabeth Gumport

  1. weird things we love
    This Doohickey Gets Rid of the Hairs Around My Chin“The process is staggeringly straightforward: Simply bend the stainless-steel coil into an upside-down U shape and roll it along your face.”
  2. this thing's incredible
    The Snow-Only Snow Globe Is Like a Sophisticated Fidget SpinnerIt transfixes all my houseguests.
  3. this thing's incredible
    This Hideous Poncho Keeps Me So Much Drier Than an UmbrellaIt’s not the most glamorous, but it works.
  4. this thing's incredible
    These Triangle-Shaped Toothpicks Clean Better Than FlossThe little plaque-fighters are even part of the collection at the Smithsonian.
  5. this thing's incredible
    I Take All My Notes on White Post-itsNot as recognizable as yellow, or as loud as neon pink.
  6. this thing's incredible
    My Cat No Longer Gets Hair Balls Thanks to This CombIt’s like a hair clipper without the buzzing.
  7. urban studies
    Happy Birthday, Dear Grid: 200 Years of New York’s Cartesian CorsetHappy birthday to regularity and public convenience.