Despite my antipathy to mobile phones and ambivalence to Kindle (as mentioned the other day) technology is the living proof that mankind has clambered to the top most branch of the evolutionary tree.
Take the self-stirring mug on the left. Think of all the energy you’ve wasted over the years clattering a spoon around your cup when all that was needed was a little ingenuity to save you all that effort.
No this isn’t the information or communications age, it’s the Age of the Gadget and nowhere is this more evident than in the kitchen and our generations-old need to toast bread.
Whatever your breakfast needs, someone has come up with an ingenious solution – click on the images to enlarge: