We all know the frustration of tearing open a huge, tantalizing bag of chips or nachos or Funyons or whatever and realizing the bag's 2/3rds air. Two South Korean college students just proved how empty our snack vessels are, by paddling a raft made of unopened potato chip bags across a river.
When we first wrote about Cherkees—the beef jerky potato chip hybrid—we called it "the pinnacle of human innovation." Granted, we may have gotten slightly carried away, but the concept of getting our required daily dose of jerky and chip simultaneously? What an amazing time-saver! Unfortunately, delays plagued these…
NPR has a nice little video feature about Herrs potato chips being made, and it's worth taking a few minutes to watch. But the real stars are the animated gifs of the machinery at work. I can't look away. I want to watch a machine that makes chips all day while another machine feeds them to me, constantly, forever. [
Pringles thinks it's so slick with its stackable chips and pop-top lids. Well, consider the playing field leveled, Lays aficionados, with this universal, resealable bag cap.
Inventors: You can stop trying now. Your laptops cannot feed the world. Your smartphones are not crunchy AND meaty. The masterminds behind Cherkees have beaten you.
Potato chips might come in every flavor under the sun these days, but all the jalapeño-cheddar dust in the world won't make up for a soggy bag of tater goodness. And here's the secret to the DIY crunch you crave.
The age old conundrum of how to eat chips at a keyboard without making a giant mess has finally been solved. So how do you keep your hands clean? By using another hand. A robotic hand.
Cracker Jacks were fun as a kid, cause the prizes were supposed to be there. But what about when you find a stinky old Nokia cellphone in a bag of chips? Eeeww.
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Now you too can have a combination potato chip maker/oily death trap in your own home for a mere $15,000. This is a full-on chip shop which comes with tongs, flavored salts, a three tier bowl thingy, and the big fryer itself. It allows you to make up to 100 bags of chips per hour. Sweet, savory, delicious chips.