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Nowadays there’s a tool for every task in the kitchen, big or small. For example, if you want beef jerky you can make it at home in three steps: READY, AIM, FIRE! 

LEM’s Jerky Gun is an easy-to-use product that shoots out flat or round jerky sticks. Just load the barrel with up to ¾ pounds of lean seasoned meat. After drying your meat in the oven for about 2...


One of the worst feelings is waiting all week for a package to arrive and missing it. Amazon Key is a new service that lets couriers unlock your door to drop-off deliveries. You can watch the delivery live, or later, from your smartphone using the Amazon Cloud Camera.

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Imagine you could lay on the couch and move something into a different room at the tip of your fingers. The Aura Drone gives you telekinetic superpowers and lets you become the controller. Maneuver the drone through hallways and around people. 

The drone is controlled by your hand gestures using its GestureBotics glove. With the glove, you...


Mornings are hard for most people. If you're a morning person I hope you know how jealous I am of you. But, it doesn't have to be so bad; a cool alarm clock like The Divoom Timebox can make it better.

The Divoom Timebox is a smart Bluetooth clock that displays animated art you can design. You can select or create your own pixel art, using the Divoom app, which you can assign to any...


You think 2-day shipping is fast? How about a trip downstairs to get almost anything you want. Arcade Providence, a Rhode Island indoor mall built in 1828, transformed its top 2 floors into micro-apartments. After being bought and sold numerous times, the recent owner decided to replace the abandoned shops with apartments. 

These 48 micro-apartments range from 225 to 775...


Two-day shipping is not enough for our impulsive active lifestyles. Oh no silly Amazon Prime that will not...