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Gadgets help you serve better beer, fancy cocktails, ‘aged’ wine at your holiday party

What are you drinking at your holiday party? If you're hosting, you might want to have beer, wine, cocktails, and coffee on hand, so we rounded up some gadgets that can help with all four drink varieties.
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The cool tech behind Kris Kringle's sleigh

The legend has long been that Santa's sleigh is pulled by flying reindeer. We put that myth under the microscope and we've found some seriously cool tech under the hood, including stealth capabilities and defensive measures.
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NASA wants SpaceX to help it survey the Earth's water surface

SpaceX has won another mission, this time, to survey the world's oceans. NASA announced last week that it had tapped SpaceX to launch a satellite that would "make the first-ever global survey of Earth's surface water."
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Mirror, mirror on the wall: HiMirror helps you with your skin troubles

HiMirror launches new smart mirror that promises to tailor a skin regimen based on a scan of your skin through its own high-resolution camera, can be paired with smart scale for full-body health program.
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Watching a jelly cake being made is absolutely mesmerizing

Jelly cake might not be something that everyone expects when they sit down for dessert, but it will certainly turn some heads if you serve one up this Thanksgiving. With a few tools and some patience, you too can make something…
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Piqapoo is the Kickstarter accessory that will collect your dog's poop

It’s easy to think you stumbled into the weird side of Kickstarter when you hear about Piqapoo, a hands-free device for picking up dog poop. In fact, it could be the most useful gadget we've heard about this year!
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Lip reading AI smashes humans at interpreting silent sentences

Researchers at Oxford University have developed a lip-reading artificial intelligence program that smashes human accuracy when it comes to interpreting words based on the way people move their mouths.
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A ‘built-in genetic circuit’ could fight cancer by starving tumors of oxygen

Researchers at the U.K. have engineered cells with a "built-in genetic circuit" capable of producing a molecule for inhibiting the ability of tumors to grow and survive in the body.
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Ingenious new charger uses gyroscopes and kinetic energy to juice up your gadgets

Everyone has had the experience of running out of battery on their phone or mobile device at a totally inconvenient time. This smart Kickstarter portable power generator may be the answer you've been searching for.
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Self-assembly furniture kit lets you build chairs and even giant toys

A versatile self-assembly product composed of interlocking bars, Kickstarter campaign Spyntex can be assembled into user-designed objects ranging from stylish pieces of furniture to giant toys.
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NASA images suggest ExoMars lander exploded during landing

The ESA lost contact with its Mars lander minutes before touchdown on the Mars surface. The fate of the vessel is still unknown, but recent images of the Mars surface that were taken by NASA suggest the lander exploded upon impact.
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Watch as an e-cigarette explodes in a man’s pants in a NY City store

New Yorker Otis Gooding switched to e-cigarettes because he thought they'd be safer than smoking the real thing. But following his terrifying experience with the gadget this week, he may be reconsidering his decision.