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Shut Up and Take My Money

Go Ahead and Lug That Tuna Salad to Work Because Reverse Microwave Technology Now Exists

A Rapidcool prototype (Photo: Rapidcool.eu)

Sometimes, after a long commute, the yogurt you brought in for an afternoon snack becomes tepid. You won’t even be able to eat it by the end of the day because the refrigerator cools things down at the speed of a glacier on Quaaludes. But now, there’s a way for you to cool that cultured milk down to a palatable temp in 45 seconds or less!

Okay, you probably shouldn’t actually do that, because of bacteria. But if you want to chill a bottled beverage, or if you want to play a prank on your roommate by freezing every sock she owns while she’s in the bathroom, go for it with Rapidcool. Read More

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Here Is the Perfect Christie’s Auction for the Engineer With More Money Than Sense

$$$$$ (Photo: Christie's)

Looks like we found yet another place to spend those ever-escalating engineering salaries: chichi Christie’s just announced “First Bytes: Iconic Technology From the Twentieth Century.” It’s an online-only auction of rare tech gadgets, including an Apple-1 made by the Woz himself in 1976, long before his days of kicking it with Kimye. Read More