Wolf Induction Cooktop

This new cooktop from Wolf uses induction to cook food efficiently, while the cooking surface stays cool to the touch. You must use a pan made of a magnetic material like stainless steel or cast iron. Induction stovetops are about 85-90% energy efficient, compared electric elements which are only 65-85% efficient. The manufacturer also claims that the rate of heat …

Soymilk Maker Reviews

Do you spend a lot of money on soymilk? You may want to try out a soymilk making machine — these devices allow to make fresh soymilk in your kitchen. We found a good review of the different soymilk machines out there by Vickilynn Haycraft on her site Real Food Living. Apparently the SoyaPower machine is the best one available, …

The Best Push Reel Mowers

Modern reel mowers are quite efficient at cutting grass using nothing but your own push power. Gas-powered mowers actually produce a stunning amount of air pollution considering their small size. Plus, spilled gasoline is a nasty toxin that has no place in your yard. Plus, both you and your neighbors will appreciate the lack of engine noise on a quiet …

An Iron With Legs: Oliso Touch & Glide

The Touch & Glide iron automatically stands up on built-in legs as soon as it senses your hand releasing its handle. Grasp the arm again and digital sensors feel the pressure and command a micro-motor to pull the iron back down onto the ironing board. An auto shut-off feature turns the device off if it’s plugged in but not being …

The 12 Drawer Bed

The designer of this bed wants you to turn the “wasted” space under your bed into a convenient, dust-proof storage with this organizing system. This 12-drawer bed features four drawers on each side, as well as four drawers at the foot of the bed that extend the full length of the bed’s frame. The frame comes in double, queen, and …

The “iO-X 750″ Electric Bicycle

The iO-X is a cruiser-style electric bike. It uses the power and torque of the WaveCrest adaptive motor, which harnesses regenerative braking power. It has two power modes. In economy mode, it runs at a 20 mph speed limit and full regenerative capabilities. A quick switch to X TURBO provides speeds of up to 25 mph unassisted and increased hill …

Efficient “Canister” Vacuum: Hoover S3765 WindTunnel

Canisters vacuums normally have stronger suction than upright vacuums. Canisters can fill a dual role of a full-sized upright and a smaller machine (like a stick or handheld vac) for smaller jobs. Also the compact nature of these machines allows cleaning under furniture (usually a problem area for uprights).

Best Manual Juicers

Manual juicers are handy to have in the kitchen &#8212 they don’t require electricity and are relatively inexpensive. They can juice a surprisingly large variety of fruits and vegetables. Best of all, they are usually easier to clean than their electric counterparts. Many people use manual juicers to squeeze wheatgrass into a nutritious drink. Most reviewers seem to recommend Z-Star …