The world’s most famous coffee pot gets a redesign

The world’s most famous coffee pot gets a redesign

Aside from perhaps the omnipresent Starbucks logo, the Moka pot is the most recognizable design icon in coffee. Patented in 1933 by the Italian metalsmith Alfonso Bialetti, the three-chamber, faceted, aluminum pot sits on a stove top, where pressurized steam heats in the bottom chamber, passes through the grounds in the center, and bubbles up…

Mayor Pete and the Queering of the American Soul

Mayor Pete and the Queering of the American Soul

Opinion|Mayor Pete and the Queering of the American SoulHis rise is a sign that more L.G.B.T. people are finding spiritual homes in houses of faith. By Steven PaulikasMr. Paulikas is an Episcopal priest. April 17, 2019ImagePete Buttigieg kicked off his presidential campaign in South Bend, Ind., on Sunday.CreditCreditAlyssa Schukar for The New York Times“I like…

23 Silk Tanks to Finally Free Your Arms From Their Winter Prisons

23 Silk Tanks to Finally Free Your Arms From Their Winter Prisons

Marques’Almeida Spring 2017 show. Photo: ImaxtreeTypically, people’s version of bringing bedroom chic into their wardrobes in the winter months involves rolling out of bed and simply adding more layers to their already-cozy bedtime layers — or just not getting out of their beds altogether, which is fair. Or, if you’re fabulous enough, you can slip…

Sadhvi Pragya Thakur likens Hemant Karkare to Ravan, IPS Association condemns statement

Sadhvi Pragya Thakur likens Hemant Karkare to Ravan, IPS Association condemns statement

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur arrives at the Madhya Pradesh BJP headquarters in Bhopal on Wednesday. (PTI)The Central Indian Police Service (IPS) Association Friday condemned Sadhvi Pragya Thakur’s remark against former Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare as an ‘insult’ to martyrs. Ashok Chakra awardee late Sri Hemant Karkare, IPS made the supreme sacrifice fighting terrorists. Those…

A new crop of stress toys is here to take over where fidget spinners left off

A new crop of stress toys is here to take over where fidget spinners left off

The fidget spinner craze may be dead, but the idea behind them isn’t. Here are some of the best new energy-channeling toys that’ll keep your hands busy. DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Best desk toy…

Find Ethical Open-Source Alternatives To Almost Every App or Service With This List

Find Ethical Open-Source Alternatives To Almost Every App or Service With This List

We love the convenience and feature-rich nature of the apps and products big corporations can offer you, but we’re also proponents of personal autonomy and control over your online experience. However, it’s one thing to just turn your back on the big corporations; it’s another to do so mindfully and ethically.Thankfully, finding viable alternatives to…

Album Of The Week: Brutus Nest

Album Of The Week: Brutus Nest

The “about” line you’ll find on Brutus’ social channels serves as an apt manifestation of the Belgian post-metal band’s art: minimalist, mysterious, and menacing. It reads: “Trouble comes in threes. So does Brutus.” While evocative, the tagline does not provide much in the way of background, clarity, or definition. Even so, it’s probably a better…

Trevor Noah Honors ‘Daily Show’ Alum Hasan Minhaj In Time 100 List

Trevor Noah Honors ‘Daily Show’ Alum Hasan Minhaj In Time 100 List

Asian American trailblazer Hasan Minhaj has been named one of Time’s 100 most influential people of 2019, and his former “Daily Show” colleague honored him.  Host Trevor Noah, who started at the “Daily Show” around the same time Minhaj did, wrote the “Patriot Act” host’s tribute for the annual list. Noah explained exactly why Minhaj’s…