Kitchen Gadget: You’ve cleaned your kitchen sink … but what about that sink strainer?

A mesh strainer placed over your sink drain — or the kind that suctions shut so you can fill the sink — protects the pipes. Just don’t forget to clean the thing regularly. CHEAP CLEAN: We scrub our kitchen sinks, we wash dish cloths, we replace sponges … and still, studies show the kitchen sink is […]

IBM’s next turnaround tool is … a new open-source font?

IBM’s decided the time is right for a new corporate font. Survivors of IBM’s office consolidation have let it be known that come November 13th, Helvetica Neue will be off-brand within its rapidly-shrinking walls. The company’s ever-smaller workforce will instead be asked to use a typeface named “Plex”, which the company has helpfully open-sourced as a .ZIP file so […]