A Newton's Cradle Stuck To Your Fridge Easily Bests Magnetic Poetry

It's weird that the one room in your house where you're constantly killing time waiting for the microwave to finish, or the stove to heat up, has the least number of distractions to keep you entertained. And a fridge covered in magnetic poetry (yawn) isn't the answer, but a magnetic Newton's Cradle hanging from the… » 12/02/14 9:26am 12/02/14 9:26am

Borg Cube Mini-Fridge: Freezistance Is Futile

It's apparently taken some 27 years for a marketing genius at Paramount to realize that the cube-shaped Borg ship introduced in Star Trek: The Next Generation bears an uncanny resemblance to a mini fridge. But someone has finally put two and two together resulting in what's easily one of the best Star Trek-themed… » 7/28/14 2:57pm 7/28/14 2:57pm

A Fridge That Gives You Retro Style Without the Giant Energy Bill

You might love the retro curves and contours of the old fridge you inherited from your grandmother, but that ancient appliance isn't doing your monthly electric bill any favors. With GE's new Artistry fridges you get the best of both worlds, though—modern and efficient refrigeration technology, plus subtle retro… » 6/24/14 12:40pm 6/24/14 12:40pm

The Gladiator Chillerator: A Fridge Specifically Designed For Garages

Usually if you're lucky enough to have a fridge in your garage, it means that there's a shiny new refrigerator in your kitchen, and you couldn't bring yourself to trashing the old one. But Whirlpool feels every garage, workshop, or industrial space deserves a special place to keep cold beverages. So as part of the… » 11/19/13 2:00pm 11/19/13 2:00pm

An On-Demand Vending Machine That Chills Drinks in Just 45 Seconds

When you think about it, keeping a fridge full of drinks perpetually cold at a store is a tremendous waste of energy given the product may not be sold for days. But the only alternate solution is to somehow chill drinks at the time of purchase, which is exactly what a new refrigeration technology called V-Tex » 9/27/13 2:40pm 9/27/13 2:40pm

During an Earthquake This Fridge's Doors Automatically Lock Shut

They say necessity is the mother of invention, and sadly for Japan that means designing products—or improving products—to better withstand the earthquakes plaguing that country. So while elsewhere in the world fridge's with vacuum-sealed drawers catch consumers' attentions, in Japan it's a fridge with doors that … » 9/10/13 11:00am 9/10/13 11:00am

Five Zone Wine Cooling Fridge Packs Months of Liquid Dinners

Imagine having a miniature grocery store in your kitchen. That's seemingly what Liebheer is promising with its new 48-inch wide SBS 246 side-by-side fridge. It's got five separate cooling zones for keeping all your food at the perfect temperature, and even a wine cooler that can hold up to 34 bottles. The only thing… » 9/19/12 2:20pm 9/19/12 2:20pm

A Cinema Made from Fridges Sounds Very Cool

Sorry for the punnage, but it does! The pop-up cinema Films on Fridges has been built in London's trendy Hackney area, where it will serve up films until August 13th. Inspired by a fridge dumping-ground removed in 2005, the cinema has been built using 150 fridge doors—even for the seats and the bar. [Films on Fridges » 8/04/11 2:40pm 8/04/11 2:40pm

Sub-Zero Wolf Refrigerated Drawers Ideal for the Bedroom

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