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Drip. Pour. Press. There are almost too many different ways to make good coffee, but if you’ve still got room in your kitchen you might want to check out the new Siphon Coffee Brewer from KitchenAid. The traditional vacuum coffee maker (aka vac pot, siphon or syphon) was originally invented in the 1830s. This new KitchenAid design is based off the same principles, but it’s far more advanced, and convenient, than the other options available. Coffee goes in the globe in the top, water goes in the carafe in the bottom. Using a heating element hidden in the stand, the water is heated to just-below-boiling. When that happens, the water moves to the brewing chamber to mix with the coffee. Coffee brews, temperatures change and the coffee returns to the carafe so you can drink it. It’s entertaining, delicious and actually quite convenient.

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[Shop]  You don’t need to be an international man of mystery for there to be value in the ability to pick a lock. Whether you have a penchant for forgetting your keys or just want to be there for friends and neighbors, learning to pick locks is a worthwhile skill. But that doesn’t mean you should go practicing on your front door; officers might not like that. Instead, get yourself this Lock Pick Training Kit, which includes a set of tools and a see-through padlock so you can watch what’s happening while you practice. Not only will you come to understand the inner workings of a lock, but you’ll gain the skills necessary to pick one with ease. And don’t worry, there are keys included in case you get frustrated.