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How to Make Spaghetti a Dangerous Weapon (Besides All Those Carbs)

Not only has he laid claim to the title of world's greatest slingshot designer, Joerg Sprave is also a master of turning seemingly innocuous everyday items into frighteningly deadly weapons. Read More >>

A Chrome-Finished Pasta Machine Is Your Give-the-Fondue-Set-Some-Company Deal of the Day

We all love pasta, right? Of course we do -- ever since the Italians brought it over to the UK in 1983, we've all of us been stark staring pasta daft. Now, instead of buying it in bags, you can make your own! Read More >>

Multi-Hinged Cap Always Pours the Perfect Pasta Portion

Pasta portioners seem like a popular target for designers, and while there's no shortage of clever ways to measure out the perfect amount, the Spaghetti Tower does so while also providing a sealed container to keep your pasta fresh. Read More >>

The Pasta-Shaped Radio Waves That Promise Infinite Bandwidth

Try sending a text message at midnight on New Year's Eve, and you'll struggle: there's too much data and not enough bandwidth to cope with it. But now a team of researchers have developed twisted radio waves inspired by pasta, which could allow a "potentially infinite" number of channels to be broadcast simultaneously. Read More >>

How Tomatoes Could Curb Cancer in Italy

I lived in Italy for nearly 20 years, and it's difficult to imagine Italians tolerating anyone tampering with their precious tomato, the main ingredient in their all-important "gravy." But they seem to be ok with the newfangled "Realtomato" showing up in their caprese salads and margherita pizzas. Read More >>


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