Year of the Rat Gift Guide

An animal that's respected for its resourcefulness, the little rodent is celebrated in each product here

According to the Chinese lunisolar calendar, 2020 is the year of the metal rat. Beginning 25 January, this lunar year promises various things depending on your astrological sign and birth year, but it’s believed that since the rat is the first year of the 12-year cycle (and it’s the beginning of a new decade), this year can be used to set the tone and pace …

NURVV Run’s Intelligent Running Insole

Real-time feedback can improve pace, reduce the risk of injury, and more

Rather than rely on sensors on your wrist or arm, NURVV Run‘s 32-sensor sneaker insole gathers feedback from your feet, and it can be used with any running shoes. Whether it be pronation (how your foot rolls as it hits the ground) or step length (the distance a single stride takes you), the insoles’ clever arrangement of sensors and an attached ankle fob captures it …

Panasonic’s Slimmer, Ultra-High Resolution Virtual Reality Glasses

Slimmer frames that provide a rich visual experience without discomfort

Dissimilar to most VR glasses available now (which are oftentimes bulky, cumbersome and not very stylish), the contemporary design of Panasonic’s new HDR(1)-capable eyeglasses helps position the company as a new industry leader. With potential use cases in entertainment and sports, work, healthcare, advertising and even architecture, the innovation of new VR accessories is inevitable and welcome—and though plenty have evolved from their initial concept …