Mathematician Alex Bellos thinks he's discovered a way to slice cake that improves structural integrity and lifespan. Watch his video and tell us whether you agree!
In response to my statement that watermelon wedges get watermelon all over your face, Eater Andy sent in this great tip.
Proving that transportation planners have all the fun, the list of panels for a big conference next week is an amazing assortment of food puns. "Liver-able Communities and Environmental Juice-tice?" Yes please.
Here's a thoughtful approach to sandwich-to-mouth delivery from Eater Jeff in San Francisco (along with Jeff's above demonstration photo): Little is it known that the perfect sandwich grab is actually not a two handed grab (originally designed to accomplish minimal mass of sandwich acceleration), but a one-handed, open palmed, finger-sprawled and action-ready hand arrangement. The palm is placed on the side near the
Part of our vision for The Sporkful has always been to create a clearinghouse for innovations in the field of eating. Some day we hope to bring all this collective knowledge together to found Sporkful University, motto: Ruminate, Masticate, Promulgate. With these lofty aspirations, you can imagine that it's especially fulfilling when we get emails like the one we received recently
Next week we kick off a two-part series on toast, followed by a show on butter. Here's a great email we received recently from Erika, an American living in Paris: I am living in Paris and discovered your podcast recently--it is my special English-language media treat. I am living in a 150-square-foot studio on the 7th floor of a walk-up, with