When you get a package of dry beans examine the cooking instructions on the side. Most likely they’ll stress that after you’ve soaked your beans in water for an hour or two, you should discard the water before cooking the beans very, very well. That’s not just a culinary tip. Undercooking your beans can cause extreme,…
Beans. They are delicious. And great for you too. One of the staples of the mediterranean diet. Sure, they have some resounding side effects, but nobody is perfect. This cute video explains the science behind farts. Watch it and learn—because farts are always great table conversation.
Don't underestimate a hill of beans. They may not amount to much on their own but in sufficiently large mounds, they can crush a man—to death.
A new press pot design that recently surpassed its $15,000 Kickstarter funding goal by $2K could solve all our gritty, muddy, dirty, French press problems.
I'm going to go Bobby Knight on the next person who serves me terrible black beans—especially now that there's a new Le Creuset bean pot.
We already knew Heinz was developing a USB-powered and possibly portable mini microwave, but now we actually get to see how it works. You guessed it, just like a microwave.
Sometimes, when you're sitting at your desk, all you want are some piping-hot baked beans. Hey, we all know it, why not admit it? That's why Heinz is working on a USB beans microwave.
Want to make bread into toast in under a minute? This Turbo Toaster prototype by Oliver Newberry of London can do just that, provided you're okay with the noise that two huge jet engine-like fans blowing hot air onto the toast will make. The inspiration for this invention? The fact that his beans became cold before…
I love Mexican jumping beans. They're a bit cruel—capturing a growing larva and making it dance could be bad for your karma—but they're so cool. What is not so cool is the freakish face on this website that stares you down and offers advice. If I wanted THAT in a website, I'd visit my parents more.