Midea Debuts The First-Ever U-Shaped Window Air Conditioner

This new design lets you open or close your window with the unit installed

We love when innovation instantly changes product design for a whole category, as Midea has done with their new U-shaped air conditioner. Solving real usability, design, performance and sound issues that most every window air conditioning owner faces, the new U-shaped air conditioner separates the compressor from the fan relocating the air ducts to a thin channel across the unit’s bottom. This new design permits your window to open …

Poolside feat. Panama: Can’t Stop Your Lovin’

LA-based duo Poolside (aka Jeffrey Paradise and Filip Nikolic) provide a lush, daytime disco instrumental for Australian vocalist Panama’s breathy vocals to float atop. The three meld together and create a cohesive sound that breezily bops along for four minutes. To build out your Poolside playlist, refer to the Summertime Playlist the duo made for us last year.

Summer Gift Guide: Swimwear + Snacks

Boardshorts, bikinis, sweet treats and zesty nibbles for the perfect beach day

There are several essentials for any beach or pool day: sunglasses, sunscreen, towel, good book, swimsuit and snacks. While a few of those rarely require a second thought, one duo in particular warrants frequent refreshing: the water-ready garments you wear and the hunger-satisfying treats you bring along. From bikinis to boardshorts, beverages, chips, chocolate, matcha and more, we have your afternoon in the sunshine covered—just …