ICYMI: Baking the perfect cookie at CES 2015

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We're getting hungry over here. Cover design: Stephen Smith/Cult of Mac
We're getting hungry over here. Cover design: Stephen Smith/Cult of Mac

The Cult of Mac team spent the past week sweating it out in Las Vegas and gathered up a ton of hands-on looks at some of the hottest products heading down the tech conveyor belt to you in the near future.

We’ve got the two guys who’s gadget can help you bake the perfect cookie, a self-adjusting belt for when you’ve eaten too many cookies, and a sexy sci-fi car that will help you feel better about not having your futuristic flying vehicles, yet.

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Science takes the guesswork out of baking the perfect cookie

Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
If you’ve got the cooking equivalent of a green thumb, you might not need this new food scale that helps you cook the perfect stuff by weight, not volume. For the rest of us, these guys have solved all our problems.

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Self-adjusting belt loosens after you stuff your face

Photo: Jim  Merithew/Cult of Mac
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
Had a few cookies too many? How about that big meal you just wolfed down? Pants getting a little tight, right? Here’s a self-adjusting belt that does the loosening for you, automagically. Yes!

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Crazy motorized skates cut walking time in half

Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Yeah, we know it’s probably better to walk, but here are some amazing motorized skates to take the effort out of too much walking. I bet the boys at CES this year would have liked to use these to get around the convention.

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The Internet of Things and high-powered rifles converge at last

Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

These scary-accurate rifles will make you a much better shot, and even allow remote watchers to see what you’re sighting down on on your safari. Internet-connected everything is the theme of CES, and here’s a big old gun that does the same.

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Sexy sci-fi car gets 84 mpg, costs less than a Mac Pro

Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Why bother with an expensive Mac when you can actually afford a freakin’ car for less? This sexy, futuristic machine has an iPad holder and three wheels, and will keep you rolling into the sunset with very few stops for the gas station. Zoom zoom, indeed.

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