- August 13, 2007
- Tested: Bodum Canteen Glass
The first time I saw Bodum’s insulated glasses, my engineer’s antennae went up.
- December 10, 2007
- The All-Purpose Head Thingy
A Buff is a seamless, tubular piece of fabric that’s an all-in-one hat/scarf/bandanna/face mask/scrunchie/headband that can be styled to fit the current weather.
- May 18, 2009
- Swing, Batter
Which bats work best? The Brooklyn Bulldogs decide.
- March 23, 2009
- Honk If You Don’t Mind Sharing
With two competitors now challenging Zipcar’s dominance in the rent-by-the-hour market, the fiscal argument for ditching your vehicle has never been stronger. How the three compare.
- July 21, 2008
- Tested : The Don’t-Budge Bikini
I needed a bikini that was functional (as in, I could swim in it) yet cute (for poolside lounging).
- April 7, 2008
- Tested: AeroGarden Pro100
One sleepless night, I was watching QVC. And there it was: AeroGarden Pro100, a tabletop gardening kit that calls itself “aeroponic.”
- March 3, 2008
- Tested: Ultrafast Hand Dryers
America follows Japan in so many ways: video games, product packaging, hand dryers.
- January 14, 2008
- Tested: Shiny Leggings
When tricked-out leggings came roaring back recently, I was thrilled.
- November 5, 2007
- Tested: Tilt, Tuck, and Tighten
I’ve never purchased anything from an infomercial before. So what was I doing dialing the 800 number for Hip Hop Abs, with testimonials from newly slimmed-down, middle-aged white guys?
- September 24, 2007
- Tested: Urban Mobility Biomega Bike by Puma
For the past few weeks, I’ve been testing Puma’s collapsible eight-gear Urban Mobility Biomega bike. Though its sneaker-brand provenance and Transformers gimmick hurt its curb cred, the bike won me over.