Wish List: Gifts for Playing
California Ends Statute Of Limitations For Rape And Child Molestation Cases It forced California to change a major state law
This College Hockey Team's Secret Weapon Is An Autistic Defenseman The biggest challenge for this player on-the-spectrum was learning how to trash talk ”There are high moments and low moments and how you respond to those moments I think defines who you are”
Boys HS Soccer Team Refuses To Play Against Co-Ed Squad, Citing ‘Religious Beliefs’ The only game they’ve lost all season is the one where the girls sat out
People Are Mesmerized By This Strange Optical Illusion ‘You can’t not see it once you see it’
Here’s Why You Really Need To Prepare Like A Survivalist Right Now “People need to be physically prepared for an interruption in their normal lifestyle”
Tecate Proposed A ‘Beer Wall’ During The Presidential Debate ‘The time has come for a wall.’
Snap up innovations that make life worth living, from a projector that transports the night sky into your bedroom to a five-year diary that charts your life through the half-decade—and reminds you of the embarrassing thought you had three years ago today. Then check out GOOD's Holiday Wish List for more ideas on gifts for living, working, going, and wearing.
Manual star alignment. Infmetry. $22
Explore a night sky sans sky by plugging a couple of AA batteries and man hours into Infmetry's DIY constellation projector—then aligning the stars to your chosen place and time.
Advanced placement cheese board. Uncommon Goods. $48
Embrace the weirdness of modern recycling head-on with this cheese board "reclaimed" from an Illinois elementary school's used chalkboards. Deal with it: The educational aids of American children are now being reborn as a hors d'oeurves delivery mechanisms for the bourgeois party circuit. It's better than trashing all that slate.
Long-con diary. The Ice Plant. $24.95
Chances are, your five-year plan isn't going to work out exactly as you planned. Start charting your 60-month mental progress with The Ice Plant's 5 year diary—then look back on what the hell you were thinking five, four, three, two, and one year ago today.
A magazine we made just for you. GOOD. $25 per year
Give the gift of GOOD, a quarterly journalistic investigation into a new generation of thinkers and doers. Hey, our relatives love it!
Best parts book darts. Canoe. $10
Stop paging through your favorite books in search of the most waterlogged parts—these precision-cut metal bookmarklets help you keep tabs on the words that always make you cry.
Wormy compost kit. Uncommon Goods. $109.95
Is your lifestyle producing a large volume of waste that you are unequipped to convert into liquid fertilizer with your clumsy human digestive system alone? Introduce a colony of worms to your kitchen to help transition your leftovers into compost (new squiggly friends not included).
Graph stamps. EAI Education. $14.50
Chart your own life trends on the fly with pocket-sized rectangular and polar coordinate stamps. Press them on a spare bar napkin to get your best drunken schemes on the grid.
Icon-curated gifts. Quarterly. $25 per quarter
Know who you like, but not what you want? Put your future spending in the hands of Atlantic editor Alexis Madrigal, world traveler Josh Spier, or the natural beauty experts behind No More Dirty Looks, who will curate a special box of goodies and ship it to your door every quarter.
Recycled cardboard cat teepee. Uncommon Goods. $28
Lock down your cat lady apartment's feline smell situation while appealing to your pet's eco-hipster aesthetic: For those times when a nonrecycled odor-absorbing cardboard cat teepee just won't do.