Oreo Churros have now become a reality, or at least the version that doesn't require you visit a theme park or county fair. These chocolate twisty treats are not only crispy, but are coated in sugar and stuffed with a fluffier version of the cookie's famous cream center. Now splitting this evenly, and dipping them in milk might be a problem, but we're sure a cup of frosting on the side is a fair trade off. Click here to view more pictures of Oreo Churros. Continue reading for another DIY video on how to make your own.
Mirai Co. partnered with GE Japan to transform a former Sony Corporation semiconductor factory into the world's largest LED indoor farm. The farm is already producing and shipping out a minimum of 10,000 heads of lettuce per day. Spanning 25,000-square-feet, it's almost half the size of a football field, and comes equipped with 17,500 LED lights spread over 18 cultivation racks reaching 15 levels high. The LEDs were specially designed for the project by GE, and emit light at wavelengths for optimal plant growth, enabling Japanese plant physiologist Shigeharu Shimamura, CEO of Mirai Co., to control the night-and-day cycle and accelerate production. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Hamilton Beach's Breakfast Sandwich Maker lets you ditch fast food, and easily make your own at home, all for $19 after rebate, originally $29.99. Simply place the ingredients inside, build the base of your sandwich in the bottom layer, place the egg on the cooking plate and close the lid. Slide the cooking plate out and your sandwich assembles itself. Product page - be sure to download the rebate form here. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.
The Death Star Waffle Maker isn't just for looks, as it's officially licensed and actually makes a tasty doughy breakfast treat. Expect great things of this battle station-like an absolutely delicious breakfast. Sing the Death Star theme song as you goose-step your way to the kitchen table, delivering a waffle made on a fully operational and armored space station. Get one here now. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Think of "The Pico" as Keurig K-Cup meets beer-making machine. This desktop device is basically a fully-automatic solution for brewing your own quality craft beers right from the comfort of home, thanks to the award-winning Zymatic brewer technology. It uses ready-to-brew PicoPaks ingredient kits - currently available from over 50 breweries - to brew you a fresh batch of beer in approximately 2-hours. Though you'll have to add 5-7 days to ferment a 5L mini-keg, it does give you the opportunity to enjoy a different beer every week with enough preparation. Continue reading for another video and more information.
The Philips Airfryer makes it possible to enjoy healthier versions of your favorite foods, like fries, by frying them with a tablespoon or less of oil and draining excess fat during cooking. Rapid Air technology circulates air around the entire unit, heating up to 390 degrees to ensure all food is cooked evenly throughout. Food becomes crispy on the outside and tender on the inside with little to no oil. Product page. Continue reading for another demo video and more information.
In 2013, Mark Post's research teach at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands developed a synthetic burger that took eight to nine weeks to grow in the lab. With enough resources, up to 1-million synthetic burgers could be grown at the same time, which would suit the pace of a modern restaurant slightly better. It cost approximately £250,000 to grow two years ago, but now, the team says that this could hit shelves within 5-years, and at a far more affordable price. "I feel extremely excited about the prospect of this product being on sale. And I am confident that when it is offered as an alternative to meat that increasing numbers of people will find it hard not to buy our product for ethical reasons," said researcher Peter Verstrate. Continue reading for a taste-test video and more information.
Halloween is just around the corner, and there's no better way to celebrate the occasion than with a spooky cake. While this may look like a real brain, upon closer inspection, you'll discover that it's just a tasty red velvet cake, smothered with raspberry jam. "My Brain Cake episode was inspired by The Walking Dead premiere this week. Why should humans have all the fun? Zombies deserve a premiere celebration too! I whipped them up a blood red velvet Brain Cake with ropes of brainy fondant and oozing with seedless raspberry jam," said its creator. For those who can't watch the video tutorial above, continue reading for an image version.
Brewing a fresh cup of espresso coffee on the go isn't the easiest of tasks, that is unless...you have Sippy. This portable machine brews up a full bodied aromatic espresso with a delicious, rich velvety 'crema' top in less than 1 minute. All you'll need is hot water, a CO2 cartridge and your favorite espresso capsule - currently compatible with Nespresso capsules, Hema, or the Coffee Duck). Continue reading for two more videos and the Kickstarter page.
Korean design studio Tale have created beautiful ceramic Moon Glasses that show the cyclical lunar faces depending on how you poured your desired beverage - it's even more noticeable with a white-colored drink, like traditional rice wine. Each glass has a bulge that forms a gentle slope, which shifts the liquid into the different phases, and they come in each set of two come in small and large sizes. Continue reading for more pictures.