Sunday Roundup: 12/27/15



“The Internet is both my lifeline and the plastic bag over my head.” — Personal finance expert Manisha Thakor, to Gretchen Rubin in Happier at Home [Click to tweet]


The Most Cleverly Designed Objects of 2015: Introducing the "sporf."

The Best Book Covers of 2015: According to The New York Times Book Review art director.

How to Measure Progress in Your Personal Goals: Daily, Weekly & Monthly: It's that time of year—reflecting on 2015, planning for 2016.

Our (Bare) Shelves, Our Selves: What happens when kids grow up in a home without record crates, CD towers & bookshelves?

Texting With Cancer: Inspiring. Natalie Sun documents her struggle with the disease.


This door hanger by Adam J. Kurtz: Perfect for the holidays.

A bouncy platform that lets you "surf" at your standing desk: The "Wurf Board."

iPad gramophone: Because why not?

Pryme Smart Cup: Tracks your personal hydration needs.

Trove 3D-printed jewelry: What a cool time we live in.