Cornell University's PR2 robot is able to follow a set of instructions to use an espresso machine to autonomously make latte.
What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.
Scare off birds, humans and drones with this radio-controlled pterodactyl flying around on Kickstarter. It even lets out a hair-raising screech.
A faucet designed by a Royal College of Art student employs cunning perforations to create a gorgeously patterned flow of water.
The stereoscopic toy leaps into the 21st century as Google scopes out uses for its Cardboard virtual-reality tech.
The humble toaster is a combination of physics and chemistry that produces a tasty treat. Find out all about the science of toasters and toast in appliance science.
Premium toasters can cost anywhere from $100 to $500. Are they simply expensive to appeal to the high-end market, or do they actually offer more bang for your buck?
The Westbend On Demand Hot Air Popcorn Popper stores popcorn and measures portions when it's time to pop. It couldn't be easier.
The future is (almost) now as a self-lacing shoes arrives on Kickstarter with a lofty funding goal that may be hard to reach.
A clever combination of a bike saddle and a lock is looking to replace clunky and inconvenient old-school locks.