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Melting Ice Cream

Melting Ice Cream

Macro Room’s time-lapse footage of ice cream bars and popsicles melting into the ground is simultaneously hypnotic and depressing, bringing on flashbacks to that time we dropped a bomb pop on the ground at age five and cried for an hour.

Seth Meyers vs. Hot Wings

Seth Meyers vs. Hot Wings

(PG-13: Language) “It’s the most painful meal of my life.” Late Night host Seth Meyers dropped by Hot Ones to talk about the Chicago improv scene, SNL celebrity guests, being addicted to chicken wings, comic books and more while cleaning out hot wings.

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Why Airplane Food Tastes Bad

Why Airplane Food Tastes Bad

Cheddar explores the interesting history of airplane food before sharing why they taste bad. The answer? Much of it actually tastes decent. It turns out that conditions inside an airplane mess with our ability to taste.

A Day in the Life of a Sushi Master

A Day in the Life of a Sushi Master

“…90% of the day’s work must be done before customers are served.” Chef Nozomu Abe owns and runs Sushi Noz, an 8-seat restaurant in New York that charges $300 per person. Tasty followed Abe and his staff for a day to see what it’s like to run such a high-end operation.

Robomart

Robomart

Robomart is an automated platform that combines food delivery with ride-hailing systems. The idea is to have autonomous vehicles carrying produce or meals roving around, ready for nearby customers to hail them. Stop & Shop will test the system in 2019.

Conan’s Favorite Italian Restaurant

Conan’s Favorite Italian Restaurant

“Rome. Cortona? Giambano? Cessini? La Buttoni?” Conan’s frenemy Jordan Schlansky schooled him on Italian food when they went to Italy. So Coco thought he’d return the favor and show Jordan his idea of a proper meal from the old country.

Gordon Ramsay vs. Hot Wings

Gordon Ramsay vs. Hot Wings

(PG-13: Language) Hot Ones reaches its peak by opening its eighth season with none other than mega celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. Watch him criticize the show’s wings, share true kitchen nightmares, down a bottle of Pepto Bismol and much more.

Bluefin Tuna Omakase

Bluefin Tuna Omakase

“Omakase” is a Japanese word used for a chef’s tasting menu. Now watch in awe as chef Kuniaki Yoshizawa and his crew break down a huge bluefin tuna and turn it into a delectable Omakase, courtesy of Eater. If you’re squeamish about butchering, look away. Otherwise, yum.

Making Eric Andre’s Pizza Ball

Making Eric Andre’s Pizza Ball

Binging with Babish gives the people what they want, and delivers a pizza ball from The Eric Andre Show. It’s straightforward enough – mash pizzas together – so Andrew tried to make his gourmet version of a pizza ball… with mixed results.

The Catapult Toaster

The Catapult Toaster

Getting toast out of the toaster can be an exercise in frustration. Madman Colin Furze knows this all too well, and has the ultimate solution. His latest build ensures the toast is ejected well above the top of the toaster, ensuring no more burnt fingers.

Making Tofu and Mutton Hotpot

Making Tofu and Mutton Hotpot

DIY expert Li Zikai cooked a hearty winter meal consisting of fermented tofu and a hotpot with mutton. She prepared the tofu more than a month in advance, including making it from scratch. The shots of the pets are a nice bonus.

Collapsible Titanium Chopsticks

Collapsible Titanium Chopsticks

These pocketable chopsticks are made from one of the world’s strongest metals. The titanium makes the chopsticks suited for picking up even the hottest of food, and is tough as nails as well. The chopsticks come with a clipped cap that doubles as a rest.

Africa on Squash and Sweet Potato

Africa on Squash and Sweet Potato

By now, you’ve heard a thousand and one cover versions of Toto’s Africa, and it’s starting to wear out its welcome. But we couldn’t resist posting Toni “Pupsi” Patanen’s version, in which he performs the track using some delicious veggies and fruits. More edible fun here.

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Candy Candy Candy

Candy Candy Candy

Some of us here at Awesomer HQ have a sweet tooth, so we decided to round up a few candies which you can buy in giant bags – from 2 to 15 pounds. Whether you like PEZ, Atomic Fireballs, Swedish Fish, Lemonheads, Runts, or even Gummi Bears, they can all be supersized.

Making Gourmet Snickers

Making Gourmet Snickers

Bon Appétit pastry chef Claire Saffitz continues to elevate classic candies and snacks. This time she’s going after the good old Snickers bar, with a slightly more refined version. We know hers will be packed with peanuts, but will they really satisfy?

Medieval Peasant Food

Medieval Peasant Food

Movies and TV shows set in the Middle Ages often depict peasant meals as unsightly brown blobs. But historian Chris Carr knows otherwise. She dropped by Modern History TV to share what would normally be an actual peasant meal: brown bread, salmon, peas and beer.

Making a Giant Gummy Pizza

Making a Giant Gummy Pizza

Novelty shop Vat19 is known for some truly crazy gummy candy creations. Recently, they enlisted the help of gummy bear expert, Derek, to make what is almost certainly the world’s largest gummy pizza. It’s not for sale, but you can buy a slice or a mini pizza.

If Fruit Could Move

If Fruit Could Move

Animator Jan Elsner’s short film ÖBST envisions how nature’s sweet treats might move around if they were more like animals. The CG animation was achieved without keyframing, and instead relied on physics simulations and procedural noise functions.

Everdure 4K Outdoor Grill

Everdure 4K Outdoor Grill

Everdure’s 4K charcoal grill can cook anything you can cook in the kitchen, and then some. It gives you precise control over airflow and temperature. It has temperature probes for the air and for meat, a side hatch for charcoal and a touch interface. Available Spring 2019.

Death Nut Challenge Gift Set

Death Nut Challenge Gift Set

Host your own version of Hot Ones anywhere with Death Nuts’ Challenge Gift Set Version 2.0. It contains a handful of increasingly hot peanuts spiced with Carolina Reaper and other demonic peppers.

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Making a Giant Cheeseburger

Making a Giant Cheeseburger

After his meat-loving pal asked him if he could have something other than a cake for his birthday, Tasty’s Alvin Zhou decided to make a 30-pound burger, complete with a beautifully-toasted brioche bun, layered with cheddar and american cheese, lettuce, and tomato.

A Brie(f) History of Cheese

A Brie(f) History of Cheese

When you think about how cheese is made, it sounds kind of gross. But we still love the gooey, stinky stuff, and gobble it up with fervor. TED-Ed’s Paul Kindstedt looks back at the earliest beginnings of this delectable dairy product, roughly 10,000 years ago.

Grilled Cheese Toaster

Grilled Cheese Toaster

Make a pair of perfect grilled cheese sammies without dirtying a pan with this specialty toaster from Nostalgia Electrics. Simply place buttered bread and cheese in the baskets, and you’ll have two tasty, crispy sandwiches in minutes. Add some meat or veg for extra deliciousness.

Pete Holmes vs. Hot Wings

Pete Holmes vs. Hot Wings

(PG-13: Language) Actor and comedian Pete Holmes talked about Artie Lange, the common burden of rappers and comedians, his love for The Far Side, his days as a reenactment actor, his take on veganism and much more while he tried to conquer Hot Ones’ spicy challenge.

The Brazil Nut Effect

The Brazil Nut Effect

We know there are always crumbs and debris at the bottom of containers of chips, cereals, nuts and other solid mixtures. What’s strange is that shaking the container doesn’t solve the problem – it makes it worse. Scientists call it the Brazil Nut effect.

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