Piamo Microwave Espresso Maker


It usually takes more than 30 seconds to brew an espresso, but the Piamo will allow anyone to make a good espresso in about 30 seconds. The device consists of a cup, water chamber, filter inlay and filter cap.

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Modern Microwaves for the 21st Century

121112_rg_SpaceMicrowave_01.jpgThere are some pieces of kitchen technology that don’t seem to evolve quickly. For example, microwaves from 20 years ago still basically look like the microwaves of today. However, there are new models equipped with updated technology to help you cook better than ever before in an instant…


miraDry Zaps Your Pits to Stop Sweating

Sweating is part of the summer. No matter where you are, especially with the heatwaves of this year, you’ve probably sweat quite a bit over these last few months. If you tend to sweat a lot from your pits, and would like it to stop soaking your clothes, you could always microwave them so that they completely stop sweating.

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Scientists Make 3D Objects Invisible to Microwave Wavelengths


After years of progress, scientists are now coming closer and closer to making real-world objects disappear from view. Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have made a three-dimensional object disappear from view, from any angle, at microwave wavelengths.

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Superconducting Detectors Could Help Find Gravitational Waves and Extrasolar Planets


Microwave kinetic inductance detectors (MKIDs), which can simultaneously count photons, measure their energy, and record each one’s time of arrival, could eventually replace charge-coupled devices (CCDs) in telescopes. CCDs can only do this after the light is split with a prism or grating, a step which adds to the loss of photons.

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Lift Up Kitchen Doors: Sleek Convenience or a Hassle?

120810_rg_LiftUpKitchenDoors_01.jpgWhen you’re opting for a sleek and minimal look in your kitchen, lift up doors are an effective way to hide away appliances like microwaves and ovens when not in use. This is definitely an good option for people with kitchens without integrated appliances. But while they look very nice, will looks trump function and hamper the everyday use in the kitchen?

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Living Without A Microwave: Pros & Cons

It’s been almost 4 years since I’ve had a microwave. I used to use one daily when I was living in North America. My life in Asia doesn’t include a microwave. How does it affect my kitchen? Not much, in all honesty, and here’s why it hasn’t affected how I cook all that much.

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