Ergatta’s Connected Rowing Machine Gamifies Fitness

An at-home workout system programmed with games that tap into your competitive spirit

The equipment we use to exercise will always emphasize function first and foremost. Designers tasked with defining forthcoming machines’ aesthetics contend with trainers and therapists regarding how to best integrate a design style without interfering with range of motion or desired results. There’s also the challenge of square footage—ways to make room for other machines or to hide equipment in spaces sometimes dedicated to other …

Holiday Gift Guides 2020: $25 and Under

Affordable ideas that don't sacrifice on style, function or appeal

Every December gets expensive. Though we may not be traveling for the holidays or bringing host gifts to countless parties in 2020, there are very few individuals who haven’t been adversely affected financially over the past year. Each holiday season, we aim to provide readers with more affordable gift options that don’t sacrifice on style, function or appeal. Whether you’re buying for family or friends, romantic interests, kids …

Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Kids + Pets

From wholesome games to stylish gear, magical books and beyond

We are all aware that there are substantial differences between children and pets, but the similarities are also significant: they rely on us, love us unconditionally and vice versa. Products designed for these small loved ones are also somehow brimming with wonder and delight. Our Kids + Pets gift guide comprises all kinds of items—from toys to books, garments, gear and games. Some are practical …