It's one of the simplest appliances in your kitchen, but how many times have you popped bread in a toaster, only to have it nuke your slice because the previous user had it set to well done? Too often, which is why Griffin Technology's shiny new Connected Toaster isn't that absurd of an idea.
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We first covered Rahul Agarwal's Polygon measuring spoon a couple of years ago. Made from a flat piece of etched plastic, it folds into a measuring spoon of various capacities depending on how you hold it. Now the Polygon is finally becoming a reality through Kickstarter, so you can soon make your drawers sightly less cluttered.
Video: Here's something for you to think about when you've run out of things to think about. If scissors became sentient, would they still want to be scissors? I mean, they have been forced to be executioners and act as mobile guillotines! Here's a short film from David Sandell showing a scissor escaping the life of being a scissor, with the help of other office supplies.
Video: This short film, The King Crab by Oscar Hudson, uses Rudyard Kipling's story, The Crab That Played with the Sea, as an inspiration to show how although a king crab can look fearsome and monstrous it is hardly as intimidating as it looks. Especially when the mighty king crab is doomed for the kitchen.
With a new Star Wars movie arriving later this year, there's no better time to upgrade your grilling ensemble with an R2-D2 apron. Made from cotton-coated PVC it will keep hot grease splatters and BBQ sauce off your clothes, while four built-in pockets keep lighters, tongs and spatulas close at hand.
The Soylent experiment may not have revolutionised the way we eat forever, but Silicon Valley isn't content to let the kitchen go undisrupted. Meet June, a countertop device powered by carbon fibre wands that wants to make interacting with your oven more like interacting with your phone.
Briefly: The only thing that could make these Skate Chop Boards a better addition to your kitchen would be a layer of grip tape on top to prevent fruit and vegetables from sliding all over the place while being chopped. But at just $US18 in pink or blue, that's something you could easily add afterwards — even if it makes cleanup nearly impossible.