Happy Hour: I Zapped My Wine With An Ultrasonic Decanter, And It Tasted Pretty Good

Technology that can age wine within minutes sounds like it belongs in the same too-good-to-be-true boat as those ads for that “one food that kills belly fat.” But the inventor behind a device that claims to do just that, the Sonic Decanter, recently invited to me to test out this fantastical technology. Does it work? As it turns out, tasting a bunch of wines is fun either way.

Monster Machines: Houseboat? Try A Seafaring Luxury Apartment

Houseboats are inarguably the awesomest kind of house. But whereas most conventional houseboats are little more than bungalows mounted atop barges, the new Flash Cat 67SC offers a posh alternative.

Monster Machines: This Is The Biggest Cargo Ship On Earth

In order to keep up with the frenetic growth of global shipping traffic — which has quadrupled over the past two decades alone — commercial cargo ships keep getting bigger. And the newest king of the containerships isn’t one of Maersk’s EEE titans, it’s the CSCL Globe.

Giz Explains: What Is The Outernet, And Is It The Future Of The Internet?

For 60 per cent of the world’s population, regular internet access is about as common as flying cars. Nearly five billion people today lack basic internet access either because they live in remote, rural areas or due to restrictive censorship on the part of the local government.

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5 New Details That Show How Apple Wants Us To Use Its Watch Apple doesn’t want your eyes glued to the watch.

The Current State Of Smart Locks I wish my landlord would let me have one of these.

These Gloves Let You Climb A Glass Wall Like A Gecko Make it climb drywall and I’ll pay almost anything.

Sony Pictures Has Abandoned Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Biopic Maybe Sony figured it wouldn’t make any money.

You’ll Soon Be Able To Pay To Make Google Ads Disappear Imagine that! Browsing your favourite websites without seeing any ads.

Monster Machines: This Plane That Carries Planes Costs A Quarter Of A Billion Dollars

With a front end like Megamind’s noggin, this massive airliner may not be the prettiest of aeroplanes but her whopping 43-tonne cargo capacity more than makes up for her homeliness. Popularly known as the “Beluga”, this super-capacity transport helps keep the European aviation industry in the air. It’s a whale of a plane.

App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone

Today’s best deals include Final Fantasy IV on iOS, Alien Breed on Android and Podcast+ Pro on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!

App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Monument Valley on the Amazon AppStore, OfficeSuite Pro on Android and Everclip on iOS. Deals end without warning, so be quick!

Monster Machines: This 'Flying Banana' Keeps Britain's Trains From Running Off The Rails

The UK rail system includes more than 16,000km of track, which, until relatively recently, had to be inspected at a walking pace. This laser-blasting, track-inspecting locomotive, however, does so faster than a speeding bullet (train).

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