Simplehuman Single Cup Pod Brewer

Simplehuman, makers of well designed things for the kitchen and laundry room, have just launched their first kitchen appliance: The Single Cup Pod Brewer. Water is heated to 200º (considered optimal by many baristas) and forced through the single use coffee pods, which are widely available from most coffee suppliers. The brewer is best for a cup in the morning at home or to have …

Caffeine Finder

Everyone knows there's a significant overlap between the information junkies and caffeine cravers. To assist the mobility of this hyper set, Grey Stripe has created the Caffeine Finder for BlackBerry users. With over 45,000 U.S. locations mapped and reviewed plus way-finding features for GPS enabled Berries (Nextel), this free little app seems like a must-have. It even includes the ability to read and write reviews …

Tattoo Culture

There are at least four tattoo shops within spitting distance in central Williamsburg. After hearing rumors about one opening a couple doors down from Oslo (my favorite local coffee spot), I noticed someone in the space on the walk to get a morning cup. I went in, introduced myself, told him about Needled and he said, "Oh, Marisa," referring to Needled's editor, "I'll be in …