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Want to peel an entire head of garlic in seconds? Try the Garlic Shaker

Definitely useful if you spend a ton of time in the kitchen cooking with garlic, the Garlic Shaker is a new kitchen gadget that will take all the cloves from a head of garlic and peel away the skin quickly.


Science, not civets: You can now buy fermented coffee that’s poop-free

If you've always wanted to try kopi luwak, the coffee made from beans found in civet poop, get thee to Kickstarter. Cultured Coffee is fermented, so it mimics the less-bitter brew.


The Netatmo Welcome isn't just watching you, it knows who you are

We use faces to recognize people in our lives, so it makes sense that security devices do the same. The Netatmo Welcome is a smart security camera with unique face recognition…

  • Pros: Beautiful design , Clever face recognition tech , No…
  • Cons: Placement can be difficult , Faces aren’t always…

This guy hacked his pet feeder to reward his cat for finding ‘prey’

Worried your cat isn't getting enough exercise and stimulation? You could be like Ben Millam and hack an automatic pet feeder to dispense food when your cat finds an RFID-tagged toy.


10 tech stories you missed this week: Lexus hoverboard unveiled, Jon Stewart signs off

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why, we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you.


Want to close the blinds but they’re so far away? These gizmos make them smart

Automated blinds are a great feature, because you never have to worry about overheating your home during the hottest part of the day. Both Move and iBlinds turn your existing blinds smart.


9 gadgets to transform your dorm from a cinder-block cell to a tech wonderland

Turn your dorm room from a cinder-block cell to a technological Garden of Eden with these college-friendly gadgets. Or, you know, just make it a little easier to make your bed in the morning.


Cooling down the house: A new smart glass could block both heat and light

University of Texas at Austin professor Delia Milliron and her team are working on a material that can block 90 percent of near-infrared rays and 80 percent of the sun’s visible light, which should help keep homes cooler.


Ingenious ‘Knife Edge’ screwdriver bit can easily remove stripped Phillips screws

The Knife Edge bit's unique geometry causes it to dig into the screw head and lock in place when lots of torque is applied, so instead of slipping out and demolishing your screw head, it actually gets tighter.

Cool Tech

What does the American dream home look like? Depends on your age

What does your dream home look like? It depends on whether you're a Millennial, Gen-Xer, or Baby Boomer, according to a recent study from Trulia. All three groups do have some wants in common, though.