Have you ever wondered why your pancakes sometimes have ugly craters, or a weird ring around their edges? A new analysis of pancake recipes could help you exploit physics to make the perfect pancake — and possibly one day save your sight.
This is pretty damn silly, but I love pancakes and I love The Beatles, so I will just leave this video by pancake illustrator Nathan Shields right here:
Believe it or not, pancake art has become a trendy way to spice up breakfast, with talented chefs showing off their golden brown creations online. But none can match the intricacy of Nathan Shields' batter-spewing spirograph machine known as the Pangraph. It's a work of engineering art unto itself, but the pancakes it…
It's seafood for breakfast in the home of Nathan Shields. Octopuses, squids, cuttlefish, and even a few extinct critters have found their way onto his kids' breakfast plates. It's an adventure in taxonomy and cookery, all at once!
It's ok to stop feeling guilty about serving your kids boring old round pancakes after seeing some of the amazing flapjack art popping up online. Some of it is certainly created by hand, but there are also probably a few cheaters out there using devices like the PancakeBot printer.
You can have your iPhones and iPads and Androids and laptops and smart watches and Google Glass and fitness trackers and wearables. Have it. Take it all away. I only want this magic pancake stacking robot in my life. It's the only reason we invented technology.
We've probably all made a few pancakes in amusingly shaped blobs, but Nathan Shields takes pancake to a whole new level of art. The illustrator, former math teacher, and stay-at-home dad makes pancakes with his kids that range from Star Wars tributes to portraits of Isaac Newton to animals painted in stunning…
Pancakes! We love them. Pancakes with syrup! We love them even more. But sometimes, pouring syrup on top of your hot cakes just isn't enough. You want to be able to conveniently dip 'em too. This plate, created by designer Jon Wye, is the perfect plate for pancakes: they have a slope and bank to store the syrup.
Mexican Viking took some Lego Mindstorms, standard Lego pieces and two empty ketchup bottles to create this pancake-making robot.
Everybody knows that guy who just graduated from college and still hasn't graduated from TV dinners. Well, they say it's better to teach a man to deep fry than to give him KFC.
You've heard of Batter Blaster, the surprisingly tasty pancake that's sprayed out of a can. That was just the beginning. Here's our exclusive look inside the Batter Blaster R&D lab fridge, and what's coming next. To start: Bacon. Flavored. Pancakes.
Here's a robot learning to flip pancakes. It's hard not to laugh, watching this dumb bot flub flip after flip. But we won't be laughing when we're running for our lives, slowed down by a stomach full of fluffy pancakes.
And saves you needlessly wasting calories on, you know, cooking for yourself, or hitting up a cafe.
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Pancakes are a pain in the ass to make, but not any more with Batter Blaster. Just spray this organic pancake goo onto a hot skillet and your steamy breakfast is just a couple of minutes away, bacon not included. If you don't mind using
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