cooking

video

Can You Cook an Egg by Screaming at It?

The Action Lab did an experiment to show how the energy of sound can be converted into heat, and even cook food.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.11.18
Health

There’s No Need to Wash Your Turkey, and It Could Make You Sick If You Do

It’s not only unnecessary, it could be dangerous.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.24.16
videos

Watch a Turkey Fryer Burst Into Flames (For Your Own Safety)

The National Fire Protection Association strongly discourages the use of turkey fryers, as their safety video shows.
Madison Margolin
11.23.16
Features

We've Been Counting Calories All Wrong

Everything from the microbes in our bodies to the way our food is cooked can affect the number of calories we actually consume.
Cynthia Graber & Nicola Twilley
2.1.16
Food

Three Thanksgiving Recipes from Watson, the Computer that Won Jeopardy

The best part about Thanksgiving is going home to all of the delicious food that's been cooked for you by a computer.
Matthew Braga
11.25.15
Health

Why Medical Schools Are Starting to Teach Doctors How to Cook

A "culinary medicine" program has now spread to 17 medical schools in the US.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.22.15
Health

What to Eat If You Want to Live Forever

An interview with "The Longevity Cookbook" author and anti-aging researcher Maria Konovalenko.
Spenser Davis
7.14.15
Features

Why the Kitchen Computing Dream of the 80s Never Caught On

There is a right way to think about seasoning, and it involves a flow chart.
Maureen Ryan
9.19.14
Features

Indoor Air Pollution Affects Billions, But There's No Easy Solution

When cooking is culture, asking 3 billion people to do things your way is asking a lot.
Ben Richmond
9.4.14
Motherboard Blog

Food for Haute: Future Tastings at the Ultimate Free Sample Festival

I’m on hands and knees with carbohydrate extraordinaire Iacopo Falai, cutting out pieces of aluminum stud with some heavy-duty scissors. I pass them along to Iacopo. “We’re building a bar,” he says.
Daniel Stuckey
10.3.12