I've never really been satisfied with other blenders. They never fully mix your protein powder; they get bogged down making homemade hummus. But this one looks like it will do the trick—meet the Blendtec Total Blender. That's total as in total-warfare, and answers the question always first to my lips: "But will it blend?"
From Objects of desire for folks who appreciate the application of science to the problem of cool", where the blender that just cannot be stopped narrowly tops "Fishloft", "MacGyver Watch" and "Flying Alarm Clock" on my must have for Christmas wish-list.