Changing Channels — Photogator, GIANTmicrobes, teas and scones, and more
Take a bite out of clutter
Photogator has released an alternative to the clips, tape and pushpins essential in any office or home. The Photogator is an oval plastic stand with three curved slots that holds photo cards, recipe cards, photos and even retail signage.
Price: $6 (3-pack), $15 (10-pack)
Allergens to love
GIANTmicrobes has released a Hay Fever plush toy as part of its collection representing various creatures and diseases. Modeled on electron micrographs of pollen particles, it includes the micrograph image and scientific information.
Tea and scones
Kitchen T.L.C. is selling tea-infused scone mixes that can be prepared in 15 minutes. Flavors include cranberry Earl Grey, strawberry hibiscus, chocolate chip chai and vanilla orange rooibos.
Earth-friendly, germ deadly
BioTech Medical has unveiled SpectraSan Hungry Enzymes, a line of environmentally friendly cleaning products that includes No-Rinse Floor Cleaner.
Do women control household purchases?
NEW YORK — A column published Friday in the Wall Street Journal questioned whether or not women actually control the purse strings in the household.
According to the column, women are attributed to making as many as 80% of all household spending decisions.
“It turns out that there isn’t much of a basis for it,” wrote WSJ columnist Carl Bialik. “I found that articles and websites that include the claim either don’t attribute the information, or if they do, the sources cited said they aren’t sure where the numbers come from.”
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Ready. Set. Blow!
American Greetings’ new Ready Set Blow greeting card line offers all the fun of blowing out the candles and making a wish.
The cards deliver a multisensory experience with the recipient prompted to blow on the card upon opening it. A special sensor is then activated, making the festive scene come to life with LED lights, as well as either a birthday song or sound.
The line of six designs began shipping to all channels of distribution in mid-March and retails for $6.99.