The October 2011 O List
A few breakthrough ideas we think are just great!
O, The Oprah Magazine |
September 14, 2011
Embedded with magnets, these durable, nontoxic, delightfully low-tech wooden blocks are guaranteed to get a kid's imagination up and running.
$140 for set of 52 | Tegu.com
But look closer: It opens with a programmable up/down/left/right
directional code, granting you entry without that numerical combination
you were sure to forget.
$7 | Amazon.com
Fresh-squeezed fruit plus triple-purified sparkling water plus a dash of cane juice equals: the best soda we've come across in years.
$55 for 24 bottles | FamousFoods.com
This sleek, overachieving pedometer motivates with games, goals, even charity donations.
$100 | Striiv.com
Made from recycled Coke bottles, this plastic version of the iconic aluminum original—designed for the navy in 1944—will keep an estimated three million bottles per year out of landfills.
$230 each | DWR.com
TV dinners will never be the same now that pot pie has gone gourmet—whole grain crust, fillings like curried sweet potato or lentil, and vegetarian through and through.
$22 for four nine-ounce pies | FlourishBakingCompany.com
We won't name names, but there are world leaders and captains of industry far less powerful than this cordless vacuum cleaner.
$330 | dyson.com
Get 22,000 brushstrokes per minute, then toss this portable electric toothbrush—with a vented mascara-style cap—in your purse.
$15 | Violight.com
With one hand, slide the tab down, watch the top fold in, et voilà. If James Bond wore lipstick, this would be it.
$35 each | saks.com
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