New Cracker Options

From artisan flatbreads to heart-shaped Lahvosh, four fresh ways to liven up a cheese plate

For snacking or adding to our frequent afternoon cheese plate, we’ve found a few new crackers. Aunt Berta’s Whole Grain Crackers Made entirely of natural seeds and whole grains, Aunt Berta’s Whole Grain Crackers are as delicious as they are nutritious. Available in Whole Wheat, Rye and the tasty herbed Zatar, these unusual looking crackers from Israel are free of sugar, oils, flour, food coloring …

Soccer Ice Ball Maker

A gadget that shapes ice into soccer balls

For the ultimate World Cup party accessory, this ice-maker adds novelty to drinks and—thanks to its slower-melting spherical shape—won’t water them down. Using an aluminum mold (much like Macallan’s sphere machine), the device uses heat (just run it under warm water) and pressure to create professional-looking soccer balls in minutes. Available in 65mm ($1,948) and 30mm ($207) sizes, get yours from Japan Trend Shop. via …

Creative Time Slumber Party

Playing on the concept of childhood sleepovers, public art non-profit Creative Time’s upcoming slumber party benefit launches a pair of limited edition pajamas designed by painter Will Cotton. The night, held at Ace Hotel New York, promises drinks, snacks by in-house restaurant the Breslin, Tarot readings and Ouija boards and DJs Matt Creed and Fischerspooner providing the soundtrack. If the above video indicates anything and …