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Jawbone UP3 Quick Review

Over the past couple of years I’ve tried a number of different fitness trackers. I’ve had multiple fitbit trackers, some got lost, others had issues with their battery. Last year I switched to the Jawbone UP. Apart from anything else the battery issues with the Fitbit were driving me nuts – they’d lose their charge […]

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Cute Beatles Themed Pepper Mill

I’m currently in the market for a pepper mill for the office. I’ll probably get a rather boring, yet functional one. However while browsing I came across this one that I really like. It’s cute and quirky and still does its job: Yes, it’s “The Sergeant” which of course is playing on the imagery of […]

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Geeky Chopping Board

I’m not sure if I’d want this kind of style of chopping board in my kitchen, though that’s also partially because I prefer wooden boards. The “motherboard” chopping board is a glass chopping board. It’s got the design of a motherboard printed on to it, so if you’re a bit of a geek you might […]

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non-slip wood fibre chopping board

Non-Slip Wood Fibre Chopping Board

Over the past couple of years I’ve picked up a variety of cooking utensils on trips to the US. At some point on a trip I usually end up in a shopping mall somewhere and invariably it’ll have a shop dedicated to cooking. On my most recent trip I ended up in “Sur La Table” […]

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Gadget: Peeling Garlic Easily

I have to admit that I am a little addicted to Kickstarter (and to a lesser extent Indiegogo). I tend to spend at least an hour or two per week browsing the latest projects on Kickstarter to see what people are creating. Sure, some of the stuff they come up with is either totally pointless […]

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