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.
$9 | 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
A snug inner layer keeps you cinched, while a loose overlay lets you enjoy the camouflage of your favorite tee. Now if only this shirt would do crunches.
$25 | Reebok.com
These handy packable boots compress to a fraction of their size—and a nylon bag offers easy storage when the sun comes out.
$85 | dkny.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.
$260 each | dwr.com
Does going bare leave you cold? These brushed matte jersey tights will make your legs feel like they're swaddled in cozy fleece.
$12 each | bloomingdales.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.
$32 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
This ceramic cookware is stove-, oven-, microwave-, freezer-, and dishwasher-safe, with no toxic elements—but plenty of style.
Originally starting at $150 each, now starting at $135 each with code OPRAH | revol1789.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
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