I'm not sure what to think about the All-Clad Stainless Steel Flavor Infuser, which showed up in Williams-Sonoma's online fall catalog. fall On the one hand, genius: even if I have cheesecloth handy in my kitchen (a 50/50 proposition), I rarely have the patience to assemble and tie a proper bouquet garni. This gadget saves the trouble, letting you just drop your herbs into the 3-inch stainless steel mesh ball, latch it shut, and drop it in a soup or stew. The attached, 9-inch handle makes it easy to remove--not to mention lets you encourage infusion by … Read more
It's a well-known fact among those of us in the tech industry that Salesforce loves to package free chocolate--and sometimes other swag along with its press kits. It's kind of notorious. So when I saw today that Salesforce sent me a package (despite the fact that my beat of social media, pool toys, and The Colbert Report has nothing to do with customer relations management) my immediate reaction was "Hey, chocolate!"
So I opened up the package, and to my dismay, I saw some kind of strange white box instead of shiny foil wrappers. CRIPES! A Salesforce missive without chocolate? That's criminal. And disturbing.… Read more
For quite some time, if you wanted to have headphones that looked like the characteristic white iPod earbuds but were somewhat unique, you had to rely on finding a pair that were maybe a slightly different color, or had some rhinestone "bling" adorning them. But now, earbuds appear to have finally caught up with their iPod-skin siblings: a variety of companies are now manufacturing nutty earbuds and add-ons so that you can junk up your listening apparatus just as much as your MP3 player itself.