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Coway's sonic dish-cleaning wand

I hate doing dishes. My sink is filled with them; I put their scouring off as long as possible, at least until the fungal growths begin to bloom and wreak havoc with my sinuses or the first-generation egg sacks burst…

Kyocera Mandoline Gets Two Thinly Sliced Thumbs Up

Blake Royer bought a plastic mandoline with a ceramic blade made by Kyocera for just $25 and found it just as good as more expensive steel models.
Never mind that a cell phone company makes it; this thing works. And

Sweet Black Jesus I Have Unboxed a Heineken BeerTender

If ever I start complaining about what a rough job I have or how it's difficult to maintain a high output in the face of an onslaught of new products and the demands of a public job and dealing with…

Robot Coupe Bread Slicer and Other Industrial Food Making Machines

Unless you've stockpiled dozens of cases of Concord Grape Goober in your larder, you'll likely find the £1,400 "Robot Coupe" to be a bit more bread slicer than your average kitchen requires. Cram a rod of French bread in the…

Ariete SteakHouse Indoor Grill

The "SteakHouse" indoor grill's verical design is more than just a space-saving trick—and if you look at more of the pictures you'll realize it's not that small in the first place—but instead designed to allow fats to drain from the…

In the Future, All Toast Will Take 15 Minutes to Depress

There's no reason whatsoever to recommend this "Morphy Richards 2 Perfection Toaster"—it's upwards of $60, for one—but the space-age bread insertion mechanism, as seen in the video, is quite futuristic. Pretend you're loading the photon torpedo tubes. Catalog Page […

Hand-Cranked Spong Coffee Mill

Designed by James Osborne Spong, the Spong Coffee Mill is a hand-cranked contraption that Apartment Therapy claims makes a fine cup of coffee. While it still uses a blade instead of a burr, it's unlikely that the speed of the…

Siemens Touch Sensitive Stovetops

The latest inductive cooktops from Siemens have—as the brand name "touchSlider" might imply—a touch-sensitive slider below each burner that light up when you select the heat level your desire. Completely unnecessary are totally nifty. Siemens touchSlider induction and electric ceramic

Deals: Electric Kettle on Amazon for $12

I spent last week in Berlin with Ectomo's John Brownlee, which was as expected a total disaster. Watching him mince around his apartment in a fez, fending off his constant nagging to do each other's hair, and breathing in…

Hot...Rock? Hot Rock!

"The greatest adventure in dining has arrived!" claims the website of "Hot Rock," the vaguely appealing theme restaurant sensation that is sweeping probably nowhere! The idea is simple: diners are given a rock. The rock is hot! Then, by putting…