You Can't Burn Yourself With This Teapot

Someone at OSHA probably has a terrifying stat about the number of workplace injuries caused by teapots. But if everyone rushes out and buys this gorgeous glass hot beverage receptacle, we can do something about this critical national issue. » 2/28/15 5:00pm 2/28/15 5:00pm

Most Popular Tea Steeper: ingenuiTEA

With 39% of your votes, the ingenuiTEA gets your best tea maker seal of approval. You praised it for its ease of use, versatility, and easy cleanup. The ingenuiTEA is also available with a 32 oz. capacity. » 2/16/15 3:15pm 2/16/15 3:15pm

Five Best Tea Steepers

We set your nominations to the proper brewing time, and came up with five finely strained top contenders. Read the tea leaves and cast your vote. » 2/12/15 3:15pm 2/12/15 3:15pm

What's the Best Tea Steeper?

Tea is great for you, but what's the best way to make it? That's what we're going to be voting on this week, and we expect to be steeped in great nominations. » 2/09/15 3:15pm 2/09/15 3:15pm

Half of a Teapot Is Actually the Perfect Amount of Teapot

Have you ever filled your teapot up more than halfway in your life? Oh, you have? Well, not all of us are constantly having wild parties with dozens of friends for whom to make tea. The rest of us are usually only making one or two cups—and that's who the design team at the Dutch studio Droog made this teapot for. » 11/20/14 5:00pm 11/20/14 5:00pm

The Best Travel Mug

Taking the bulk of the thousands of votes you cast, the Contigo Autoseal West Loop Stainless Steel Travel Mug with Easy Clean Lid has sealed up the title of Best Travel Mug, and kept it warm all day. » 11/10/14 2:15pm 11/10/14 2:15pm

Five Best Travel Mugs

Our call for Best Travel Mug contenders was one of the biggest and most contested we've ever had. You've poured and sealed an awesome list of five nominees, and now it's time to vote. » 11/06/14 4:15pm 11/06/14 4:15pm

What's the Best Travel Mug?

There's an amazing amount of coffee coverage across our network, and today we want to figure out which brew-carrying vessel is best. Head for the comments and sound off. » 11/04/14 2:45pm 11/04/14 2:45pm

This Chocolate Teapot Can Hold Boiling Water Without Totally Melting

There is exactly one reason you would ever want to brew hot tea in a barely stable chocolate teapot: To prove that you could. And indeed, tea-loving Brits have enlisted a master chocolatier to do just that. Behold the power of (chocolate) science. » 9/08/14 12:49pm 9/08/14 12:49pm

A Table That Looks Like Topography Is the Prettiest Way to Serve Tea

Drinking tea is already a pretty chilled out activity. The aromatic steam, the cozy cup, the soothing liquid, the overwhelming sensation of warmth and health. It's like a spa for your mouth. If you want to take your tea-drinking zen levels from Richard Gere to Dalai Lama, though, I have located the perfect tea… » 8/05/14 5:02pm 8/05/14 5:02pm

This Gorgeous Teapot Lets You Watch Your Tea Leaves Brew

Loose-leaf tea is a good investment, but not if you're going to cram it into a ball and hope it gets fully immersed in hot water. Far better are teapots that let your tea roam free, allowing the leaves to be properly steeped and achieve their full flavor potential. This new teapot by Joey Roth does that beautifully. » 7/16/14 5:00pm 7/16/14 5:00pm

This Vacuum Brewer Infuses Your Tea (or Booze) With Almost Anything

With mixology and DIY designer beverages on the rise, it's no wonder that users want more control. Enter BKON's new Craft Brewer, an impressive piece of machinery that infuses liquids in a perfect vacuum. Gizmodo recently got a hands-on demo at the iconic Counter Culture in Soho—and this thing can brew. » 5/22/14 5:20pm 5/22/14 5:20pm

How Yesterday's Drugs Became The Medicines Of Today

My sister is a witch. Or, more precisely, a Wiccan astrologer and tarot reader. Growing up as a kid who worshipped Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking, I found it hard to square her worldview with my own. » 4/16/14 12:00pm 4/16/14 12:00pm

An Axe-Shaped Tea Strainer, Because Even Lumberjacks Need a Break

Despite Monty Python's efforts to the contrary, lumberjacks are still stereotyped as the roughest, toughest folks you'll ever find in the forest. But who's to say they don't enjoy a spot of mid-afternoon tea? And what could be better suited to the task than this axe-shaped tea infuser? » 4/03/14 1:20pm 4/03/14 1:20pm

Thermos Designed a Mug For the Slowest Sipping Tea Drinkers

It's supposed to be a beverage that you slowly slip and savor, but once you've brewed a cup of tea it's a race against the clock—and thermodynamics—to enjoy it while it's hot. A thick ceramic mug helps with that problem, but even better is the double-walled insulated engineering that went into Thermos' new tea… » 12/12/13 3:41pm 12/12/13 3:41pm

The Kitchen Gadgets Worth Your Money

In case you haven't noticed, we love gadgets around here. In fact, our list of our favorite kitchen gear quickly became far too long for a single article, so we're splitting it in half. We present to you our favorite Kitchen Gadgets, and stay tuned in the near future for our favorite Cooking Gear. As always, we… » 11/09/13 10:14am 11/09/13 10:14am

A Steeping Scooping Tea Strainer That Cuts Down On Dirty Dishes

If your kitchen lacks a dishwasher, you'll do everything you can to reduce the amount of dishes you dirty. From eating directly off the counter, to drinking everything from the container, to making tea with this ingenious $21 Loop strainer that doubles as a scoop so you don't need to dirty a spoon. » 5/22/13 5:00pm 5/22/13 5:00pm

Drinking Away the Day Is Acceptable With a Calendar Made of Tea

What has your calendar done for you lately? Just reminding you of the day isn't going to cut it anymore—that's why god gave us smartphones. So if traditional calendars want any hope of staying relevant, it's time to start pulling double-duty. Which is exactly why we love this ingenious—if perhaps mildly… » 5/14/13 12:27pm 5/14/13 12:27pm

Coffee or Tea? Don't Choose Because This Cup Is Two-Faced

If you didn't get your flu shot, you might fall victim to what has now actually turned into an epidemic. And that means you'll temporarily trade your morning coffee in for a steady drip of tea. But fear not, this reversible cup suffers from multiple personality disorder, meaning it's appropriate for whichever hot… » 1/14/13 5:00pm 1/14/13 5:00pm