Kristin Appenbrink, Lindsay Funston, and Sharon Tanenbaum
1 of 9John Lawton
One-Handed Salt-and-Pepper Grinder
Here’s to a gadget that’s totally worth its salt. Spin the ergonomic handles of the Dual PepperBall to indicate your preferred seasoning, adjust the grind setting, and give the rabbit-ear handles a light, quick squeeze.
If it seems as if your scale silently judges you from the corner of the bathroom (taco night? Tsk-tsk), this Compact Body Scale is small enough (9 by 5¼ inches) to hide away in a drawer or under the sink.
Replace your aspiring two-wheeler’s front tire with a 12-inch Gyrowheel and—voilà—she’s ready for the Tour de Empty Parking Lot. The wheel’s smart technology provides ultra-stability, even at low speeds.
The eco-friendly, hypoallergenic Static Eliminator reduces cling and softens fabric just like traditional dryer sheets but without cluttering up your trash can. Each cloth withstands hundreds of loads.
Eco-minded bookworms will look forward to nighttime reading with the battery-free Rechargeable LED Light. In the morning, recharge it in the lime green dock (where it also functions as a desk lamp), or connect it to any USB port.