As with any product that seems so ahead of its time that it's hard for people to wrap their heads around it, there are those who can't wait to tell you why it will fail. But dismissing Glass as some silly gadget neatly sidesteps the bigger picture.
While pundits argue that Google's biggest challenge with Glass will be convincing people to wear the things on their faces, the history of glasses -- another form of wearable technology that succeeded in spite of early criticism -- could offer some lessons, and some hope.
Whether you prefer your beverages hot or cold, there's no need to ever again slink out of the coffee shop feeling guilty. These reusable drink containers -- all BPA-free -- will keep you from wasting cups and bottles.
Beverly Fishman's Pill Spill, a glass installation at the Detroit Art Institute, makes the comparison between art and medicine explicit. But what does it mean to stage a "pharmacy" in a museum? It's a more difficult question than meets the eye.