Is there an easier way to make baby formula?
The few times I've tried to mix baby formula for friends' and relatives' kids, it's… not gone well. Kinda ended up resembling that one scene in Annie Hall with the sneeze. I would've been better off with the Piena, a coffee maker-style mixer from two ex-Samsung employees.
It works a lot simpler (and a lot less stress-free; I hear, magical though they are, babies can be a little stressful) than mixing the traditional way: plug it in, put formula in one compartment, water in another, and the mixture drips down. At the ideal temperature and all!
In fact the Piena isn't breaking any new ground, but it does look a little cooler and has some added functionality to its competitors. For one, it immediately boils and therefore purifies the water for the formula, which is handy for both the hypochondriac and (more importantly) parents with little access to clean drinking water.
Currently looking for funding on Indiegogo and going for $150, the Piena isn't cheap but it is useful, cool and a neat feeding alternative.