Resolutions: easy to make. Less easy to keep. So we’re setting you up with Fitbit, a wireless personal training device that tracks every calorie you burn, even the ones from lifting a martini glass. We’re also throwing in six gratis months of Premium Membership. Go ahead, have an extra martini.
Things to do for January 13, 2011
Oysters, Polaroids and Bite-Size Cakes
The weekend never met a weekend it didn’t like.
Oysters on Your Phone
The oyster. Perfect in all its forms, but some forms are perfect-er than others. So, finally, there’s an app that lets you rate, track and learn the pedigree of more than 200 types of oyster, courtesy of NYC’s Mermaid Inn. Knowledge is power.
50% Off at Unis
All that snow has made you realize: nudism really is more of a summer thing. Unis is stepping in just in time with 50% off flannels, oxford shirts and peacoats. And at some point you’re going to want some pants...
The Dawn of the Mini-Cake
Sometimes, you just want to eat tiny cakes. (Now is one of those times.) Fortunately, there’s an LA outfit specializing in red velvet, lemon and carrot cakes measuring an inch-and-a-half across. Also known as a mouthful.
Polaroids on Plexiglass
The problem with other people’s polaroids: they’re too small and flimsy to hang on your wall as proof of your rakish charm. One artist has fixed the design flaw by printing his own snaps onto two-foot-tall sheets of plexiglass for gallery-style hanging. Just don’t try to shake them.
Introducing Pine Cone Syrup
You’ve said it before: more things should taste like pine needles. Good news—we’ve found a magic liqueur distilled from pine cone extract, which means a few drops will give just about any food a brisk infusion of pineocity. Doubles as an air-freshener.