science
G.E. Has Found a Way to Cool a Fridge With Magnets

At one time giant blocks of ice were the best solution we could come up with for keeping food cold. That primitive approach was eventually replaced by electric refrigerators using compressors and chemical coolants. Now, almost 100 years later, G.E. thinks it's found a better way to cool a fridge using a water-based fluid and magnets. Read More >>

science
This Fridge's Vacuum Sealed Drawer Puts Fresh Food Into Cryostasis

With its new Freshness Centre refrigerator, Siemens wants you to get rid of that freezer bag sealing contraption on your counter. In addition to the standard fridge and freezer compartments, the KG38QAL30 has a third drawer with a section that vacuum seals itself, preserving fresh foods like vegetables and meats up to five times longer.
With the drawer closed, a simple button push sucks the oxygen out, reducing the air pressure by 300 millibars. So we're not talking the vacuum of space here, or enough to implode the fridge, but more than enough to discourage bacteria and other parasite growth. The Freshness Center is destined for a release in the Netherlands and Germany first, and if consumers are cool with the £1,300 price tag, Siemens might roll it out in other parts of the world later on. [Siemens via Gizmag] Read More >>

kitchen
Somebody Needs to Make This Han Solo Refrigerator ASAP

Every once in awhile, something comes along that's very impressive, incredibly cool and endlessly desirable. The only problem is that it's not real. Such is the case with this Photoshopped fridge adorned Han Solo frozen in carbonite. Read More >>

science
Your Fridge Is a Sauna Compared to This Tiny Quantum Freezer

We've all got refrigerators to keep our leftovers not-rotten, but compared to the National Institute of Standards and Technology's latest creation, our hulking cooling boxes hardly compare. This tiny quantum prototype, no bigger than a few inches, packs as much power as a window air conditioner the size of the Nelson's Column. Read More >>

appliances
Samsung's New Fridge Has a Built-In SodaStream Dispenser

Samsung deputed a ridiculous fridge with Evernote that no one needs at CES this year. We can all agree that's totally silly. Here's something awesome from Samsung you actually might want—a fridge with a built-in SodaStream. Read More >>

happy hour
How To Keep Beer from Going Bad

You crack that frosty brew. It's a hot day. You're salivating. You take a deep swig and... what the hell is that? Pepé Le Pew? A flatulent egg farmer? No. It's your precious beer, and it's gone bad—skunked beyond recognition. How could this happen? Read More >>

gadgets
Refrigerated Bathroom Drawers For When You Think You Might Be In There a While

A company called Perlick is now offering a range of 15-inch refrigerated bathroom vanity drawers for safely storing and extending the life of organic or other personal hygiene products, like makeup or even medication. Read More >>

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