Today, space food has come a long way. It’s no longer about astronauts simply meeting a calorie requirement while on short trips to the moon; it’s about them living semi-comfortably in space over months. Here's an overview of what’s changed since the 1960s — and what’s happening next.
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Butternut squash is a South African and global favourite, but peeling it is hard work - trying to slice through the squash and peel the skin off is so darn difficult. Here's a solution that may change this butternut squash dilemma for you - forever.
There are many types of food storage containers, but here's introducing EVAK, described as "the world's first glass food storage system that removes air from the container". Air takes out freshness…so EVAK takes out the air. Its creators have been in search of the "perfect food storage option" - perhaps they've found it?
In the "craft cocktail" era, drinks with hefty price tags are the norm. And now, to complement fancy craft drinks, American entrepreneurs have come up with artisanal ice - a large, crystal-clear cube or rectangle that melts unhurriedly in your glass.
There is a quick solution for a warm beer, an unchilled Sauvignon Blanc, a tepid Coke with no high-tech gadgetry - and it's hiding in that everyday commodity in every pantry; a container of table salt. It's amazing...
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