Watermelon helmets are popular items of crude headgear at summer sporting arenas - but who knew the fruit could be turned into works of art! American artist decided to approach watermelon like you would a pumpkin, carving faces and animals that range from funny to grotesque.
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A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips – or so the saying goes. UK-based food inventor Charlie Harry Francis is looking to challenge the idea that the sensory delight offered by our favourite foods need live on in the form of bulging waistbands.
There's bad breath and then there's garlic breath. Anyone who loves garlic bread or pesto knows the trade-off is the foul taste that follows, even hours after eating your meal. There are many anecdotal remedies, but now science has come up with some more definitive answers.
South African designer and social entrepreneur, Michael Suttner has already won several high-profile accolates for his invention, the Lightie: a portable solar-powered light that fits into a standard soda bottle. The low cost and durable device is designed to provide sustainable, safe, and affordable lighting to people in developing nations – and anyone else with a low income.
Snacking on a freshly-made pizza in outer space just got a whole lot closer thanks to Anjan Contractor's 3D pizza printer. Contractor, who won NASA's US$125,000 grant last year to create a 3D printer that could print food for astronauts on missions, has come out with a functional prototype.
We have all had that moment where we have lost the tin opener. No matter which drawer you open, it does not seem to be there. This surprisingly simple technique shows how you can open a can of food without an opener.
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