Sure, toasters have gotten bigger, more colorful, and more likely to burn down your house since its conception, but unlike refrigerators, dishwashers, and microwaves, this cooking utensil just hasn’t gotten much attention over the years. Enter George Watson, a clever design guru with an engineering heart, who has crafted the best thing since
sliced toasted bread, the Toast Automatica, or toasta for short. This primarily white ceramic toast cooker boasts a simplified design, a single-feed toaster, and a V-shaped rack to hold the toast for use on the kitchen table. Twin hot plates heat the bread as the motorized unit pulls it through, and a handy button on the front increases or decreases the speed in which it passes — you know, to satisfy those who like it warm, and those who like it black. Mr. Watson’s invention looks to be part of a design competition, thus we’re not exactly sure if GE or Kitchen-Aid has contacted him regarding a deal, but hopefully we’ll soon see these things replacing those antiquated versions we’re all forced to deal with now.