Category Archives: food

Non-stick nanotech for everyone!

Ultra-Ever Dry. LiquiGlide. Two non-stick coatings use nanotechnology to make short work of common frustrations. The names say it all, but to really believe it, you need to watch the demo videos. The mercury-like look of water beading up and… Continue reading

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Barefoot College, India

Bunker Roy’s Barefoot College has one main purpose: to bring rural villages out of poverty by training women (preferably illiterate grandmothers) new skills for economic and environmental sustainability. The women arrive with no formal education and return home six months… Continue reading

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The making of video: hot dogs

Five-minute video on how hot dogs are made. Reminds me of the clips they used to run on Sesame Street. It makes hot dogs kind of cool while the story about chicken nuggets seemed really disgusting, although it’s basically the… Continue reading

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The role of fire in evolution

Interesting article on the effect of raw versus cooked food on the brain. For all you people on raw food diets, think twice! >> WIRED: Raw food not enought to feed big brains / Ann Gibbons

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The elegant way to separate eggs

Surprisingly clean and simple. Fast too. Watch the video, then compare with this other tutorial…

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The ways to prepare for a typhoon

Around this time last week, HK was bracing itself for the possibility of being hit by one or two typhoons (Tembin and Bolaven). A local grocery chain on Central side put up some helpful posters, with suggestions on what to… Continue reading

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