Products Are Bad, But These Products Are Good

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Color Print of a Copperplate Picture of a Toy Shop, 1860. Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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My Alphasmart Neo 2, $30ish

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A light-up pizza binder, $7.99

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French Luxury, or Repos a la Francaise
1800–20. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

A linen duvet cover with a ZIPPER, $100 (half off)

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L.L. Bean slippers, $79

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Kitchen storage, $195

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“Tea” canisters, $21.07 each

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A desk ($330), a Steelcase desk chair ($415), and a rug ($110)

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Morning, Gilles Edme Petit. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Biossance 100% Squalane Oil, $32

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A Goldsmith in his Shop, 1449, Petrus Christus. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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I’m a columnist for OneZero, where I write about the intersection of health & tech. Also seen at Elemental, The Atlantic, VICE, and Vox. Brooklyn, NY.

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