Michael Teevan

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Coravin 1000 lets you have a glass of wine without popping the cork

Remember the time you had a glass of your US$1,300 bottle of Chateau Latour Pauillac 2005, only to find that it had gone vinegary in the fridge when …

3D Printed Sugar Is Inedelible, Edible Art

3D printing is enormously popular right now, mostly because it means you can manufacture anything you want in your house, as long as it’s made of …

iKnife Smart Scalpel Can ‘Sniff’ The Difference Between Good And Cancerous Cells

A new innovative smart scalpel called iKnife has been developed that can literally sniff out the difference between healthy tissue and cancerous …

Cyclone Spiral Hot Dog Cutter

Finally, spiral hot dogs are back for everyone! The spiral cut gives you all sorts of win with quicker, crisper cooking and more surface area for …

Body-painted Models Sell Fiat Cars

If you wondered what’s the best way to sell a Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio, the answer is painting up a dozen of naked women, of course. You are probably …

ERO demolition robot concept recycles on the fly

When it comes to demolishing buildings, there are almost as many ways to take them apart as put them up. We knock them down, blow them to bits, and …

New screen tech displays clear 2D and 3D images at once

Researchers at the University of California Santa Cruz have developed a 3D display which can also be viewed in 2D without glasses, and without the …

NapAnywhere: A flat-out new take on the neck pillow

We've all been there. You sit down for a long flight, and you just can't seem to get your head to stay upright so you can get a few hours of sleep to …

In Orbit art installation offers spidery spacewalk experience

If you have ever wished you could experience weightlessness but can't afford space tourism, then a Dusseldorf art gallery may get you closer, as long …

Wood nanobattery could be green option for large-scale energy storage

Li-ion batteries may be ok for your smartphone, but when it comes to large-scale energy storage, the priorities suddenly shift from compactness and …

Why It Feels Like Your Phone Is Vibrating In Your Pocket When It Isn't

*bzzzzzzzzzzzzz*<p>How many times have you pulled your phone out of your pocket, thinking you felt a vibration that could mean any number of treats (Twitter replies, emails, phone calls, text messages, a turn in whatever game you're playing)? A a study found that 80 percent of respondents felt that …

Your Complete Guide to Eating and Drinking Like an Independent American this 4th of July

America's birthday is tomorrow, and we're ready to party! We've spent the past few weeks in planning mode, gathering everything you need to know to have the best four-day weekend ever.<p><b>Planning on grilling? Here's everything you need to know:</b><p>The 2013 Serious Eats Guide to Grilling<br>• The 2013 Serious …

How to buy a tablet - CNET

There's a lot more to tablets than just the iPad. If you're looking to replace a PC with something simpler and more portable, or just want a grab-and-go device for email and movies, we've got answers to all your tablet questions.<p>But if you just want a fast and easy answer, these are a few of our …

Man bites dog: a new rabies antidote could save 55,000 lives per year

Reducing cost is critical<p>When someone is bitten by a rabid animal in the US, it still makes the news. Maybe not national news, but incidents of people being bitten by bats and dogs and raccoons — even if no one dies — still merit local headlines. And the prospect of rabies is enough to send …

These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.<p>So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses system that lets you zoom in on something to 2.8X magnification. The …

6 Radical Infrastructure Schemes That Almost Changed NYC Forever

The East River? Oh, we dammed that thing up and threw a new City Hall on top. The Hudson? Filled it with traffic years ago. New Yorkers have never …

Urban Design

There Are 60 Billion Habitable Planets Littering the Milky Way

A new study suggests that there are as many as 60 billion habitable planets orbiting red dwarf stars in the Milky Way alone—twice the number …

University of Chicago

Serious Entertaining: A Light, All-Chilled Spanish(ish) Menu

I love early summer evenings, with sunsets so late that you feel displaced from time. Until, that is, all of a sudden you're sun-soaked, hot, and...hungry. It's a genuinely distressing phenomenon. I can actually think of few worse feelings than opening your deliciously cool fridge, looking inside, …

The United States of Burgers: 50 States, 50 Burgers, an Interactive Map

Every state has its bird, and it turns out that most, if not all, states have their burgers. We think these iconic state-centric burgers deserve their own map. Why? Because it's a big country out there, but we all love burgers, and every corner of that country should get some recognition.<p>Think …

24 All-American Recipes for Independence Day

Gallery24 All-American Recipes for Independence Day<p>Get ready for the 4th, y'all! Break out the flag, throw on some patriotic gear, and fire up the grill, because it's time to eat. To celebrate the 237th year of this great country of ours, we have twenty-four quintessentially American dishes for you.<p>…