Appliances Made For Manly Men

From the kitchen to the laundry room, appliance makers are turning on the testosterone with products designed to appeal to men. Best magazine's David Gregg offers a sample of these manly appliances on The Early Show.

Hannspree "Sport" LCD TV
Hannspree "Sport" TVs include designs with baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and golf themes. The 10" LCD TVs, come with leather frames and feature realistic designs and stitching. Price: $539. Go to

LG Remote Monitoring Laundry System
This washer-and-dryer system features high-tech knobs and dials and a unique remote handheld monitor device that allows you to do the laundry from anywhere in the house. Price: $1,349 for the washer, $949 for the dryer, and $99 for the Remote Device. Go to

Whirlpool Fabric Freshener
With a touch of a button, this removes wrinkles and odors like smoke, food, and perfume. It stands about 60" high, 34 "wide, and 13" deep. When not in use, the unit can be collapsed to the size of a small vacuum. Price: $249. Available at and at Best Buy stores nationwide.

Gladiator Garageworks Chillerator
The Chillerator garage refrigerator offers five cubic feet of freezer storage space and 14 cubic feet of refrigerator storage. A built-in heater keeps refrigerated items chilled, not frozen, even in very cold environments, down to 0 degrees F. The cooling system keeps items chilled or frozen even in high heat environments, up to 110 degrees. Heavy-duty locking casters provide mobility. Price: $1,099. Go to

Frigidaire Beverage Center
The Frigidaire Beverage Center can hold a half-barrel of beer (16-gallon keg), as well as bottles, cans, wine bottles and condiments. It has a pressurized tap system to dispense the "Suds" directly from a tap on the door. Price: $899. Go to

Marvel Industries Cigar Humidrawer/Wine Fridge Combo
The Humidrawer stores 150-200 cigars in a a customized compartment with adjustable dividers. The drawer and housing are crafted of walnut and walnut veneer, finished and sealed to prevent moisture escape. (Other woods are available by special order.) The drawer is lined with untreated aromatic Spanish cedar, the preferred wood for humidifying and aging cigars. The Humidrawer was made to go in Marvel wine refrigerators. Price: $599. Go to

The 50-Bottle Marvel Wine Grotto (one of several Marvel wine coolers that can use the Humidrawer) offers under-counter wine storage for 50 bottles, including two magnums, on seven chrome-plated racks. Price: $1,200. Go to

L'Equip Blender
In the L'EQUIP 228 R.P.M., a tachometer speed gauge shows your operating speed. The "tach" is embedded in a brushed metal, auto-inspired engine base. With a 900-watt motor, this blender offers variable speed control from 500 to 20,000 rpms. The blender has a commercial-grade stainless steel blade, heavy-duty polycarbonate pitcher, smoothie stick, and funnel cone. Price: $149. Go to