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Computers don't just bear apples



If you think the new Luxo-inspired iMac is hip, wait until you see the L'Equip Citrus Juicer. While gated communities and shopping malls now stand where orange groves used to thrive in Orlando, we still have tons of fruit. And one of the coolest ways of enjoying the vitamin C-loaded darlings is to squeeze 'em with this computer-controlled beauty.

L'Equip is known for making industrial-strength juicers, and they're built tough. But this baby (Model 206, $129) is hard to describe: You have to see it, and then you'll laugh. A robotic, egg-shaped penguin might come close.

It won a design award at the 2001 International Housewares Show, serves two glasses at once, and comes with a 12-year warranty. You can view the world's cutest juicer at, and pick one up at Whole Foods in Winter Park, Williams-Sonoma or online at

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