Precision. Plastics. Usability. And how a pair of scissors’ design made it a kitchen staple.
Force. Mechanical advantage. Friction. And how scissors cut through food as a lever.
Area. Force. Pressure. And the sharp secrets of the yanagi-ba.
Pressure. Temperature. Boiling points. And how the refrigerator goes full throttle.
Steam. Pressure. Sound. And how to go from cool beans to hot stuff when roasting coffee.
Thickness. Starch. Mechanics. And why popcorn kernels pop and hop when heated.
Pressure. Temperature. Micro-organisms. And why cold pressed juices are cold pressed.
Friction. Force. Pressure. And why corkscrews have worms.
Pressure. Solubility. Temperature. And why soft drinks make you tingly.