There are two activities every red-blooded American man loves: grilling steak and being lazy. The Steak Button Thermometer lets you indulge both of those rituals at once by keeping an eye on your meat so you don't have to.

Sure, a lot of people take pride in the meticulous attention to detail that they lavish on their chunks of dead cows, but not everyone wants to be chained to the grill while their ingrate friends drink all of their beer and pee in their pool. The Steak Button takes care of that for you by not merely monitoring the temperature of the steaks like a normal meat thermometer, but by displaying the varying levels of preparation—rare, medium, well, or some combination thereof.


And when it comes down to it, that's the very essence of gadgetry—automating things you don't want to do so you have more time to screw around with your friends. Or so you can just sit on your couch and watch baseball. [Steak Button via uncrate]