adidas’ “Choose To Give Back” Program Rewards People for Recycling

While many people donate wearable items that are in good condition, there aren’t as many outposts for clothing and accessories that are no longer viable. In an attempt to decrease the amount of clothing that turns up at landfill sites, adidas partnered with online resale site thredUP to create an app that rewards people for donating their old gear. Apparel, accessories and shoes in any …

Zensorium Tinke

Measure stress and wellness right from your iPhone

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering just how healthy you are at any given moment, you’d benefit from Tinke, a miniature wellness and stress level monitor. The small, ultra-light device plugs right into your iPhone and uses your thumb to measure your current condition including heart rate, blood oxygen levels, heart rhythm and respiratory rate with just one pinch. The little gadget has garnered attention …

Phenol55

Off-site wine storage in Seattle introduces an iPad app to make collecting more convenient

For the wine enthusiast looking to get serious about keeping bottles, but lacking the space at home to do so, off-site storage can provide a handy, well-managed solution. Even those with the square footage and disposable income to install a temperature-controlled catacomb in their own home might still miss the expertise and seamless organization offered by the newly opened Seattle cellar, Phenol55. Like other, similar …