Forget flying cars, the future is here: Monsieur mixes perfectly proportioned cocktails at the touch of the built-in tablet or via app. Originally launched as a commercial device with analytics for bars and restaurants, requests for home versions resulted in two consumer models, now available on Kickstarter. The larger Monsieur (at left) can hold up to 8 alcohols and mixers—enough to create 20 to 30 different drinks—and texts you when it's low.
In other news, the Louisiana house featured in Steel Magnolias is up for auction, and are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge adding a sunroom? See the headlines after the jump.
• Appy Hour: Meet Monsieur, Your Robotic Bartender | Fast Company
• 'Steel Magnolias' house in Louisiana up for auction | Los Angeles Times
• Prince William And Kate Middleton Are Reportedly Building A Sunroom For Their Anmer Hall Country Home | HuffPost Home
(Image: Alice Truong)