There was a period of time on the internet where everybody wanted to see expensive new gadgets get blended. It was basically cringe porn; how else can you describe taking a brand new iPad and turning it into silicon dust? The reason that Blendtec ruined so many great gizmos, however, was noble in origin. They were trying to call attention to blenders as gadgets—if there was an version of rock, paper, scissors that was called iPod, Laptop, Blender, well, you'd know who'd win. But there are still some unanswered questions: what happens when you blend a blender?