Can an olympic cyclist cycle hard enough to toast bread?

It’s an easy joke to say that you can power your electronics by just getting on a hamster wheel or riding a bike but the truth is, it’s really, really tough to do in real time. And we’re not even Olympic athletes. German track cyclist Robert Förstemann is and even with his watermelon-sized thighs, he said his legs… » 6/04/15 8:25pm 6/04/15 8:25pm

The Roastie Toaster Concept Rotates to Reach Toasty Perfection

Who doesn't love toast? I don't want to hear it! It's taking bread to another level. But sometimes bread doesn't toast evenly! This Roastie Toaster is a concept design by Mateusz Glówka that not only has a lovely see through spherical body but also has rotating heating elements (those metal beams) that give your bread… » 4/28/11 12:00am 4/28/11 12:00am

Vader Toaster is Most Awesome Bread-Branding Device Yet

You are weak, Cylon » 11/06/08 6:45am 11/06/08 6:45am. *scary breathing effect* And if you need a cheery on your breakfast food you do not know the power of the Dark Side. Leave this to me, I will deal with the toast myself, even if the crust is strong with this one. *scary breathing effect, again* Buy this toaster for $55 and today will be a day…

Scan Toaster Prints Text, Photos From the Internet onto Your Bread

If you are the kind of person who rushes around in the morning, but always makes the time for toast » 9/11/08 4:40pm 9/11/08 4:40pm, you will love the Scan Toaster printer concept by designer Sung Bae Chang. Details are scarce, but we do know that it connects to the internet via USB and is capable of printing images or text on bread using some sort…

Concept Toast-Dropping Toaster is Real After All: The Trapdoor Toaster

We gave the Nahamer T450 toaster concept design a big thumbs-up for its simplicity... but it turns out that there's actually a real toast-dropping versus toast-popping machine. The Trapdoor Toaster does exactly what it sounds like it does. It's a 1400W device, with auto-adjusting guide racks so it can do toast, bagels… » 7/21/08 9:30am 7/21/08 9:30am

Battlestar Galactica Toaster Brands Your Bread With a Cylon

I love Battlestar Galactica and I also love the tasty, whole grain wheatyness of toast. But alas, I cannot live out my dream of combining my two loves into a single product. Wait one second...now I can, thanks to this limited edition $65 toaster from the Sci-Fi Channel! Each Battlestar Galactica branded toaster burns… » 7/10/08 5:30pm 7/10/08 5:30pm

The "Moaster" is the Highest Popping Toaster in the World

You know how sometimes your toast doesn't quite pop out of the toaster fully? And because your judgment is a little impaired that early in the morning, you decide to jam a fork in there to dig it out only to be electrocuted and rushed to the hospital? Sure, we have all been there. However, Freddie Yauner, the dude… » 6/23/08 3:20pm 6/23/08 3:20pm

Toast Mattress Perfect For Hot, Buttery Afternoon Delights

Sure, Wilson, there is plenty of information out there today on flat toasters, but what about mattresses that look like toast? You didn't consider that, did you? Well, worry not, because I'm here to serve up this toasty, delectable looking 6' by 7' Inflatable Toast Mattress to top off our crispy brunch coverage for… » 4/20/08 4:00pm 4/20/08 4:00pm

Fagor Flat Toaster Makes Me Question Everything

At Giz, we're in the habit of introducing new products every day, and in the world of gadgetry, specialty kitchen products are a dime a dozen. Today, though, I was taken by surprise by the simplest of inventions: a flat, barbecue-style toaster. When I spotted the Fagor TP-2006 X (with "acoustic warning device") on… » 4/20/08 2:00pm 4/20/08 2:00pm

Turbo Toaster Prototype Jet Engines Make Your Toast

Want to make bread into toast in under a minute? This Turbo Toaster prototype by Oliver Newberry of London can do just that, provided you're okay with the noise that two huge jet engine-like fans blowing hot air onto the toast will make. The inspiration for this invention? The fact that his beans became cold before… » 12/19/07 2:30pm 12/19/07 2:30pm