This elegant Range Hood from Zephyr ($TBA) uses directional halogen lights to diffuse light through its front cover for a soft ambient glow in your kitchen. The lights are also used to illuminate the cooking surface so you'll never make the mistake of adding too much seasoning to the slop you cook.
The Bissell SpotBot hands-free compact deep cleaner ($130) lets you spot-clean your carpet without wasting your time. Just fill it with water and cleaning fluid, select the stain type and go about your business. In about 7 minutes, the spot will be gone. If you've got kids, undependable pets or clumsy drinking buddies, the SpotBot could be your new best friend.
We won't try to explain why these things are so useful. We'll just point out that they're the biggest and strongest Ziploc bags ever, that they have built-in handles, and that Ziploc Big Bags ($TBA) come in two super large sizes — 2ft x 1.7ft and 2ft x 2.7ft. [via Book of Joe]