My immediate reaction of flying into a tirade against useless kitchen gadgets is probably going to end with me having a heart attack in Williams-Sonoma one day. But ridiculous crap like this Hutzler banana peeler needs to be called out.
I prefer a clutter free kitchen, which means everything has to be hidden away, including wire whisks which are notoriously selfish at hoarding drawer space. At least until I replace mine with Ding3000's brilliantly simple compact collapsing Beater.
Like a kitchen-friendly version of Voltron that's come to help you with dinner, Enrico Azzimonti's Take It line of cooking cutlery come in unorthodox shapes that can be combined to further expand their functionality.
A new measurement tool that uses light detection and ranging (or LiDAR) can show how earthquakes have changed the landscape down to a few inches—and that can help us prepare for difficult-to-predict earthquakes.
That massive Leatherman multi-tool on your belt probably comes in really handy during emergencies, but not on a catwalk. If you want to be prepared for whatever life throws out you and look fashionable, you'll want to consider Wenger's HypeX line.