Leave it to MIT to come up with an extreme WoW “accessory.” Cati Vaucelle, a self-confessed hardcore gamer, developed the WoW pod, which is self-contained and resembles a hut in the game. Made of MDF wood painted with lacquer, it has acrylic sheets outside for texture and skin and fur inside. Because she doesn’t want to be interrupted during her game time, she added a throne that doubles as a toilet, a pot for cooking and automated stovetop. This is how Ms. Vaucelle describes her creation, “The WoW Pod is a cocoon that structures a relationship between your physical body and your avatar.”
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We like anything that makes kitchen cleanup easier so we are especially fond of ALNO’s libertyIsland four zone electric induction cook top. Attach it to your table inside or outdoors and unfold it with its fixed wheels when you are ready to prepare a meal. At a size of 32 x 16-inches, it also features a glass back splash to keep your table grease-free. Only a concept at this point, we can’t wait for another gadget that we can figuratively shove in a drawer when not in use.
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