Holiday Gift Ideas
Apps to Make Gift-Giving a Breeze12/19/13
Here to talk us through gift giving in the digital age is Devindra Hardawar from Venture Beat. (Take Two, KPCC)
(Non-Obvious) Tech Gift List of 2013
Linda Wertheimer talks to tech journalist Rich Jaroslovsky about this year's non-obvious tech gifts. Among his picks is the Fitbit Flex and a talking smoke detector. (Morning Edition, NPR)
Best Overlooked Books Of 2013
A lot of big-name authors had terrific new titles out this year, but we have a fondness for books that don’t get full page ads or window displays – call it the literary equivalent of the island of misfit toys – great books waiting for a good home....
London Cabbie's Guide To Lit Gifts
Will Grozier, the incredibly well-read London cabbie, joins host Scott Simon to help tick through shopping lists with book recommendations for all sorts of family members and friends. (Weekend Edition, NPR)
Wine Holiday Gifts
Look no further, we've got fun ideas for these holidays or any gift giving occasions! (Wine for Normal People)
Have you ever considered giving an edible growing gift? Horticulturalist Millie Ross gives us some purely practical ideas to create growing gifts that cost next to nothing and for the children Millie instructs on how to make a bean tepee or edible...
A Diamond, A Motorcycle, A Wooden Ring: Best Gifts Ever
"What's the best present you've ever received?" NPR's Rachel Martin shares three of their stories, of a poignant family heirloom, a childhood toy that opened up new worlds and a ring that was labor of love. (WNYC)
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