These unique rolling pins leave fun designs in your baked goods [8 pics]

July 3, 2014 | No comments

Designer Zuzia Kozerska makes laser-engraved rolling pins that print fun designs on baked goods…

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The creative designer sells her unique rolling pins on Etsy and makes custom designs in case nothing there is quite what you’re looking for.

We’ve featured some of our favorites here, but be sure to check out her Etsy page and order your own…

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How to peel a whole bag of potatoes in under a minute…with a drill and a toilet brush

June 26, 2014 | 4 comments

A sloppy but efficient technique for the next time you need to prepare a couple dozen potatoes in a hurry…

You’ve been cutting cake wrong your whole life (if you’re a math geek who doesn’t like sharing)

June 19, 2014 | 6 comments

There is a “best” way to cut cake. And unless you plan on finishing that whole thing in one sitting, you should start using it…

For reasons that become obvious as soon as they’re pointed out, cutting wedge pieces out of a round cake is a foolish method for dividing your dessert, gastronomically speaking. But science has the solution, because there is, in fact, a mathematically optimal way to cut a round cake. And it’s been known for over a hundred years.

How it’s taken this long to go public, we have no idea, but Numberphile is doing their part to enlighten the masses as to ideal cake cutting procedures. Watch and improve your private cake consumption practices…

Coffee expert reviews cheap coffee…and one of them actually gets 4 stars

June 13, 2014 | 3 comments

With extensive coffee experience that actually sent him to a national barista competition in New York, Wes Johansen is more than qualified to review and rate coffee. So when he tastes and reviews java from 7-Eleven, Denny’s, McDonald’s, and more he doesn’t hold back his thoughts on what he’s drinking…

Watch the mass hysteria caused by 1000 people eating ghost peppers at the same time

June 12, 2014 | 1 comment

Last week in Copenhagen, a large crowd gathered to collectively hurt themselves for this amusingly masochistic video. Individually wrapped ghost peppers — a chili pepper that’s about 100 times hotter than a jalapeno — were passed out, and then everyone bit in at the same time…

Watermelon sculptures are a real thing, and they are amazing [22 pics]

June 6, 2014 | No comments

Artist Clive Cooper has a knack for turning everyday fruit into incredible masterpieces…

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Watermelon Viking

From the scales on a reptile and fur on a bear to the wrinkles and whiskers on an old man, Cooper spares no detail in his incredible carvings.

More of the artist’s work can be seen at Sparksfly Design, where the Vancouver artist ensures you’ll never look at fruit the same way again…

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Watermelon Alligator

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You can boil Coke till all that’s left is the sugar…and there’s a TON of it

June 4, 2014 | 2 comments

Taras Kulakov, better known online as Crazy Russian Hacker, boiled a few bottles of Coca-Cola until all of the liquid was gone just to show how much sugar is in the world’s most popular soda.

The answer shouldn’t be surprising, but somehow the results are still incredible to see…