gadgets
Design
This 300-Year-Old 'Detector Lock' Reveals an Intruder's Presence
English craftsman John Wilkes created the clever gadget, currently displayed in Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum.... READ ON
List
10 Smart and Fun Accessories That Help You Make the Most of Your Phone
Your smartphone is a communicator, computer, and camera in one, but a wide variety of accessories can help you get even more out of your phone. Here are a few of them.... READ ON
Fun
Clever Strainer Gets Rid of Food Debris Without You Having to Touch It
Woosh!... READ ON
Fun
Turn Your iPad Into a Typewriter With This Bluetooth Keyboard
All the nostalgia, none of the Wite-Out.... READ ON
Food
This $18,000 Machine Promises the Perfect Cup of Coffee
If you imbibe coffee by throwing back espresso shots or—heaven forbid—slurping vanilla caramel macchiatos through a straw, the Royal Coffee Maker "may not be for you."... READ ON
Fun
Handy Device Chills Your Beer in Just 60 Seconds
No more putting your cans in the freezer, forgetting about them, and having to clean up frozen beer slush.... READ ON
Technology
New Food Recycling Appliance Will Turn Scraps Into Fertilizer in 24 Hours
The creators of the Zera Food Recycler want to turn composting into a hands-free activity.... READ ON
Food
Finally, a Toaster Tough Enough for Bacon
Never be disappointed by shriveled-up bacon again.... READ ON
Technology
7 CES Tech Innovations and What They Mean For You, the Humble Consumer
Drones, VR, mermaids, and more.... READ ON
Fun
Uncork Bottles Like a Cowboy With This Gun-Shaped Wine Opener
We assume this is how people drank wine in the Wild West.... READ ON
Music
This Mini Speaker May Be the World’s Most Compact Record Player
All you need to start listening is a flat surface and a good record.... READ ON
Fun
This Origami-Inspired Measuring Spoon Folds to Four Different Sizes
Why clutter your kitchen drawers with four measuring spoons when you only need one?... READ ON
Technology
Introducing a Smartwatch That's Powered by Body Heat
The PowerWatch is currently available for pre-order on Indiegogo.... READ ON
Food
Perfect Your Baking Skills With Pinchable Measuring Spoons
Levoons promise to produce precise measurements every time.... READ ON
Food
This Smart Toaster Lets You Customize Your Breakfast
Sear images and text onto your toast with the Toasteroid, which is currently available to pre-order on Kickstarter.... READ ON
Video Games
Mega Drive is Sega's Answer to Nintendo's Miniature NES
The great Nintendo vs. Sega war is back on.... READ ON

During a 1992 state dinner, President George H. W. Bush, ill with the flu, lost his lunch in the lap of the Japanese prime minister. Oddly enough, Bush’s faux pas coined a slang Japanese word, bushusuru, which translates as “to do the Bush th

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