Smart Trash Can Works to End Food Waste

Developers at Winnow Vision may have figured out a preventive solution for food waste. The second generation of their smart trash can, currently operating in all of IKEA’s UK and Ireland locations, uses AI to photograph, identify and assign a cost to the food that’s tossed. Annual food waste costs about $1.2 trillion, but if the trash can is able to identify trends in consumption …

Niche Niche, NYC’s New Dinner Party Restaurant

Each nightly event at this 25-seat SoHo venue will be hosted by a different wine professional

SoHo’s 25-seat restaurant Niche Niche is an undeniably charming concept. Designed to host evenings reminiscent of a dinner party at a friend’s house, the venue officially opens tonight—and every day onward will be unique, with a different wine industry professional hosting each night. Owned by Ariel Arce and her father Billy (also behind Air’s Champagne Parlor and Tokyo Record Bar), Niche Niche was born from …

Jinn and Company’s Hemp Oil Edibles

Full-spectrum CBD and organic ingredients meet for delectable treats

As CBD continues being added to lattes and cocktails, it may best be suited for tiny, rewarding treats. Jinn and Company‘s hemp oil fruit gummies and nut bites are just that. They’re bite-sized, CBD-infused (200mg total, 25mg per piece, derived from the full spectrum hemp oil) snacks for stressful moments. Crafted by a small team of designers and artists (who also share an affection for plant-based …