* In this weekend’s edition of Inner Vision we share an efficient 30-second gift wrapping technique that will save equal amounts of time and tape, spotlight the do’s and don’ts of camera memory card care for optimal performance and longevity, and celebrate discovering how to use all 28,500 RPMs of our blender to concoct hot cocoa bliss.
* In this weekend’s edition of Inner Vision we investigate the science of sleeping bags (and the efficacy of doing jumping jacks before slipping inside one), ponder whether technology is diminishing us with every upgrade in convenience, and share a list of more than 300 books from 2016 worth reading.
* In this weekend’s edition of Inner Vision we’ll direct you to repair cafés around the globe where anyone can get their fix on, demonstrate how to properly shake and make an old timey (and boozy) eggnog, and explain what to look for while perusing the Christmas tree lot this month.
* In this weekend’s edition of Inner Vision we share travel packing tips from a couple who’ve lived out of carry-on luggage for six years straight, show how anyone can make sushi the easy way, and spotlight how our cognitive biases shape almost every decision we make.
* In this weekend’s edition of Inner Vision we pull back the curtain hiding the invisible costs of free shipping, give you tips to help encrypt your entire life in less than an hour, and share a simple organizing trick that should rid your closet of clutter.
* Hey readers, I have some news for you: The New York Times has acquired The Wirecutter. We’ll continue to work hard to help you find great things to buy quickly and easily. But the real reason we’re joining up is so that we can do what we do better than we ever have before, with support from the world’s greatest home to journalism. Thank you for your love and support over the past five years. I can’t wait to show you what's next. —Brian Lam, founder, CEO
* In this weekend’s edition of Inner Vision learn how to turn roots, barks, and leaves into botanical bitters for a well-balanced cocktail, discover an old timey trick for separating stuck drinking glasses, and watch how to make one of our favorite one-pot meals.