Refuel Propane Monitoring Tool From Quirky

Keep an eye on BBQ fuel levels remotely with an easy-to-read LED gauge

Few things ruin a party’s vibe quite like a broken BBQ, especially if the issue is something as simple as a lack of propane. To monitor your grill’s fuel level, the collective of clever minds at Quirky recently released the Refuel smart propane tank gauge. By connecting to the new Wink smart appliance controlling app, Refuel allows users to monitor propane levels remotely. A handy …

Spotter

For those without the luxury of a permanent house sitter, try Spotter. The puck-sized sensor serves as a pair of eyes and ears that track your home environment while you’re away, communicating temperature, light, sound, humidity and motion directly to your smartphone. Spotter can be programmed for simple yet essential tasks, from turning on your lights when there is a knock at the door to …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: The International Banana Museum

From soda to silverware, a look inside the largest collection of banana items on Earth

There are many interesting and odd things to be found off the shores of the dying Salton Sea in southern California but maybe one of the most unique is the International Banana Museum. Recently transplanted from Culver City, the museum occupies a squat building on the side of the Highway 111 in Mecca, CA, a relatively short drive south from Palm Springs. Housing the largest …