Sushi chef makes miniature sushi with a single grain of rice

Sushi is at its most delicious when it's simple. Obviously years of training is required to become a master sushi chef and details matter immensely but you can boil down the essence of sushi to rice and fish. Yum, however you slice it. But could you make sushi even simpler? One sushi chef did. He used a single grain… » 3/18/14 12:00am 3/18/14 12:00am

This Next Generation Conveyor Belt Sushi Restaurant Is the Future

Conveyor belt sushi restaurants are usually only worth going to once in your life. The sushi is hardly ever amazing since it spins on the belt over and over again while the dishes you actually want might be snatched ahead of you so you never get to eat it. Not to mention plates stacking on your table, plastic covers… » 10/17/13 10:48pm 10/17/13 10:48pm

The Most Stunning Way To Start a Fire Since Lightning

The simple form and function of a Zippo lighter has made it an incredibly iconic design. But it could soon be supplanted by Alessi if the Italian houseware manufacturer prices its new Sushi lighter to compete with the Zippo. That, or convince a Hollywood producer to have an action hero prominently use it in an… » 5/17/13 4:40pm 5/17/13 4:40pm

Roland TB-303 Sushi Platter: If You Think Our Beats Are Fresh, Try the…

This image of a mouth-watering sushi platter pain-stakingly assembled to look like a Roland TB-303 synth popped up on the Ableton Live School's Facebook page. There's no word on why it was created, but what's certain is that it's easily as impressive a creation as anything the school's students have ever composed. » 1/14/13 6:40pm 1/14/13 6:40pm

Toys Playing with Toy-Size Apple Gadgets Will Make You Either Sneer or…

Toys playing with their own overly-engineered, brand-name, Apple gadgets is what could probably be called—quite accurately—the pinnacle of pretension. Still, anything made miniature is automatically cool. And these tiny iPods, iPads, iPhones, and MacBooks are no exception. Not even when Woody from Toy Story is posed… » 7/13/12 9:40pm 7/13/12 9:40pm

Would Sir Like a Geiger Counter With That Sushi?

A Taiwanese restaurant isn't doing anything to sate those fears over radiation, supplying a Geiger counter with every order of sushi. According to the restaurant manager, customers were actually asking for it, but surely handing them out actually encourages fear of radioactive contamination, even if said sashmi is… » 3/25/11 7:40am 3/25/11 7:40am