Scales

Watch your weight wherever

Medisana TargetScale

One of the best things about technology is how it can mediate mundane or annoying activities, such as hopping on the scale to see the damage caused by the last few months of winter. Enter the Medisana TargetScale ($207), which transforms the entire notion of the bathroom scale into a device that any UFO fan...

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GP Primer | Skip the Drip: How to Manually Brew Better Coffee

Auto-drip coffee is entrenched in American culture for three reasons. It’s cheap, easy to make, and has a relatively consistent taste wherever you order it, apart from the random Chicory-spiked landmines you can stumble on down south. Those benefits have been compounded now that the process of measuring grounds, water, and finding a filter has...

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Caso X3 Kitchen Scale

Kitchen scales aren’t critical for all cooks, but they come in handy for those who prefer to count salt grains pre-spinkle. The Caso X3 kitchen scale ($45) takes an interesting design approach to the typically boring product category. As a scale, it can weigh up to 6.6 pounds in 0.03 oz increments — meaning it’s...

For a More Measured Existence

Perfect Portions Food Scale

We love a good a steak, but eating healthy on a regular basis is still unquestionably a top priority. The Perfect Portions Digital Scale ($52) gives you the ability to monitor your nutrition easily thanks to its familiar Nutrition Facts label which can display key food stats like calories, fats, carbs, and sugars for close...