Who Needs an Axe When This Wood Stove Swallows Tree Trunks Whole?

You've already gone to all the trouble of felling a tree and cleaning off the branches. Who wants to spend even more time hacking it into useable chunks of firewood? That inconvenience is clearly what inspired designers Michiel Martens and Roel de Boer to create the Spruce Stove, a wood burning heater that swallows… »11/14/13 9:22am11/14/13 9:22am


This Camp Stove Collapses Thinner Than the Bark Used as Kindling

When you're heading out into nature with nothing but a backpack, the long hike ahead of you is going to be far more enjoyable if you pack as light and minimally as possible. But that doesn't mean you have to completely rough it. A hot meal at the end of the day can keep a camping trip tolerable, and you'll be hard… »10/16/13 5:00pm10/16/13 5:00pm

How Induction Cooktops Make Meals with Magnets

It's a disgrace—98 percent of US households still cook food over crude heat like a bunch of cave-dwelling heathens. Well, the 21st century is no place for such pyromantic parlor tricks. We've harnessed the power of electricity, and adapted it for the next wave of culinary hardware—induction ranges. Here's how they can… »11/06/12 2:40pm11/06/12 2:40pm