New York City Water Nightmare is an Underwater Gadget Lover's Dream

The tech we see above ground in New York City is undeniably cool » 11/23/08 1:00pm 11/23/08 1:00pm, but underground, where the wild things are, things are not going so smoothly. A giant aquifer, completed in 1944, is leaking up to 36 million gallons of water a day. For New Yorkers, who on average use 150 gallons per day, that's unacceptable. Trouble…

Star Trek Mark IX Science Tricorder Replica Can't Tell Chroniton from…

Forget the iPhone, real gadgetphiles carry a tricorder. You never know when some damsel in distress is going to need a lighting quick ruling on whether her Miata is made of Duranium or Tritanium. This life-altering, limited-edition diagnostic tool, complete with authentic sounds from the Voyager and DS9 series, can be… » 3/29/08 7:30pm 3/29/08 7:30pm

Portable Deep Fryer Lets You Get Fat Wherever You Go

We're still looking for a way to fit a full-size deep fryer in our kitchen, but till that day comes, this will have to do. It's a tiny deep fryer you can fit into any apartment. It holds up to 5-cups of artery-strengthening oil and despite its tiny size can reach temps of up to 375 degrees (F). Just shove in those… » 10/17/06 12:40pm 10/17/06 12:40pm