A Self-Heating Butter Knife: Genius or Overkill?

By Adrian Covert on at

At first, I thought that this electric butter knife — which heats itself to an optimum temperature (41 degrees celsius) in under 20 seconds — was nothing more than a frivolous byproduct of first-world culture. But the more I think of my epic struggles with a cold stick of butter sometimes, the more I think I like it.

What say you, readers -- a work of utter genius, or the kind of thing someone pitches to the Dragons and gets shot down mercilessly? [Daily Mail via Laughing Squid]