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The Self Stirring Pot

(YouTube Link) Are you tired of having to stir while cooking dinner, but you don’t want your food to burn? Wouldn’t you like to let those pesky stirring muscles wither and degenerate? Well, then you need the Kuru-Kuru Nabe, a self stirring pot designed by a Japanese dentist to ease your suffering in the kitchen. Watch as [...]

5 Questions: Mixin’ Some Dixon

Try Tuesday’s 5 Questions quiz, where we’re stirring the pot and Mixin’ Some Dixon

Five legged frog saved from the pot

A frog in China was saved from the cooking pot when the chef noticed its unusual extra appendage. Frogs are a common food in China with frog leg soup …

This Fully Functional Coffee Maker Is Less Than an Inch Tall

If you limit yourself to one pot of coffee today, then you won’t like Pietro Marmo’s coffee pot. It works, but it’ll make only ten drops of coffee at a time. The Italian goldsmith also made a cup that is conveniently sized to match it. Link -via Gizmodo | Photo: Pietro Marmo

Boil Water Inside a Paper Pot

(Video Link) The Hexa Pot is a collapsible cooking pot made from biodegradable paper.The idea is that you don’t need to lug around an metal pot when you go camping. Just take one of these. If you need to boil water to make it potable, such as during a natural disaster, whip this out of your [...]

Conspirators

(YouTube link) The dog Kenzie cannot reach the pot at the back of the stove, so now he’s glad to have spent all that effort protecting his friend Queenie the cockatoo from the cat. Rodents aren’t the only pets who like spaghetti! -via Arbroath

Metal coffee beans to keep your drink warm

A team of inventors has created beans that will cool down your coffee to a drinkable temperature. You brew a pot of coffee and wait for it to cool a b…

Crab with three pincers caught by fishermen

A mutant crab with three pincers has been fished up in a lobster pot off the coast of Northumberland. Nicknamed Claude the crab was donated to the Blu…

10 Foods You Can Cook in a Coffee Maker

Sure, you can cook a squirrel in a popcorn popper, but those really aren’t that common since the advent of microwave popcorn. Max Eddy of Geekosystem has a more practical guide for you: how to cook food in a coffee pot. He has links to instructions and recipes including lemon pepper chicken, chicken pesto pasta, [...]

2,400-year-old Soup

You’d think soup would completely dry up after a couple of thousand years, but a pot of still-liquid soup was found by a team of archaeologists in China. It was sealed inside a bronze cooking pot at a dig near Xian. The soup and bones were discovered in a small, sealed bronze vessel in a tomb [...]