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Kickstart This: The Burger Lift Wants To Rid the World Of Soggy Burger Buns

Only a few days left to donate to meaty device
Apr 11, 2014 11:00 am

We’ve all struggled with the problem of a soggy burger bun as a result of juices oozing onto a plate. So, how to fix this? The inventors of Burger Lift have designed a lightweight, stainless steel device intended to drain the juices and provide an elevated resting place for a burger. They are close to their $10,000 donation goal and need your help in the next three days!

Video: Seriously Though, Wake Up And Smell The Bacon

Your morning phone alarm just got way less annoying
Mar 7, 2014 12:00 pm

Chipotle might have a little competition in the "moving works of art" department. Check out Oscar Meyer's video, Wake Up & Smell The Bacon: an epic fantasy, romance and touch of sci-fi dream sequence all crammed into a two-minute promo for their new iPhone plug-in device and app. Right this way...

Hey, It's A Beer Robot With A Discerning Palate. It Might Make Our Jobs Obsolete!

Brewbot basically knows which beer it's "drinking"
Feb 4, 2014 2:00 pm

No, it's not Bender. But that would be cool. According to the New York Daily News, whose beer stories we take very seriously, there's a new beer aficionado in town: an electronic "tongue" made from electrodes that correctly identifies the style of beer you dunk it in 82% of the time. Can Katz even do that? 

20 Ways To Spend Big, And Small, On Your Favorite Closet Batali

Home cooking gear and gadgets for all budgets
Dec 19, 2013 10:00 am
Holiday gift guide

The kitchen is the central hub of almost everyone’s crib, so why not help make it the most comfortable, up-to-date hangout possible? Food Republic here to help you out. Our holiday gift guide has dream tools and gadgets to suit all needs and tastes. 

Smoky Kitchen? Nest Thermostat Has A New Smoke Alarm For You

Design meets function with this kitchen solution
Dec 12, 2013 12:00 pm

You just overcooked your roast into a charred and smoky mess. You know because this ugly white box attached to your ceiling is bleeping and blinking. The whole scenario is just lame. Now there's a solution to at least one of these problems.

Like Your Beer Head Foamy? There's A Device For That.

Enhance your suds with sonic vibrations.
Nov 12, 2013 3:00 pm

Here's a high-tech device that craft beer nerds can legitimately geek out over. The Sonic Foamer is a small electronic device whose base emits ulstrasonic vibrations to freshen up your beer's head. Annoying foam 'staches aside, a frothy head on a brew is actually a good thing.

Tested: The Petite Pizzeria

Can a countertop oven make a legit pizza pie?
Oct 9, 2013 9:00 am

Whatever your taste in pizza, I’m not here to judge. And neither are the makers of the Petite Pizzeria. The countertop oven promises to cook any style of pizza — whether it’s an authentic Margherita or a plastic-wrapped frozen pie — in as little as five minutes. Our review, after the jump.

Yay For A Brand-New, Much More Attractive SodaStream Bottle!

Our favorite seltzer-making toy gets a cool upgrade
Aug 27, 2013 10:00 am

At last, a SodaStream bottle redesign! Inspired by the shape of a water droplet (yeah, design engineering!) the bottle is sleeker and much sturdier, withstanding a mammoth 5000+ uses! Seriously, that's enough carbonated water to hydrate a mammoth. Here's why you should trade in your old clunker.

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