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A Chef’s Knife Made From Plastic Wrap Proves Everything in Your Kitchen Is a Blade Waiting to Happen

You might think the most dangerous part of a roll of plastic wrap is the metal cutting blade on the package, but another hazard lurks within the roll itself. After turning tinfoil into a functional blade, Japan’s most talented knife maker has now demonstrated how a roll of regular food wrap can be hardened, sharpened, and used to slice and dice. Read More >>

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Resourceful Knife Maker Proves You Can Turn Aluminum Foil Into a Terrifyingly Sharp Blade

We’ve all had to improvise when realising we’ve run out of clean dishes. A pot becomes a bowl, a ladel a spoon, but finding a substitute for a sharp kitchen knife requires a little more effort. As long as you’ve got a roll of aluminum foil on hand, and some unmatched knife-making skills, however, you’ll be able to avoid washing dishes for yet another day. Read More >>

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Here’s What a 500-Pound Knife Does to a Used Toyota

What’s a team of giant robot designers supposed to do between Maker Faires and mecha battles? Build giant knives and smash shit with them, of course. Read More >>

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The Design of Spoons and Knives Can Change the Way We Taste Food

Chances are, you've spent more time thinking about the specs on your smartphone than about the gadgets that you use to put food in your mouth. But the shape and material properties of forks, spoons, and knives turn out to matter—a lot. Changes in the design of cutlery have not only affected how and what we eat, but also what our food tastes like. There's even evidence that the adoption of the table knife transformed the shape of European faces. Read More >>

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A Full Set of Keychain Cutlery Makes Picnics More Civilised

It won't quite elevate your next picnic lunch to an experience akin to dining with the Queen, but this compact cutlery set that includes a separate knife, spoon, and fork, is much better than eating with your fingers. Read More >>

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Safer Kitchen Knives Inspired by the Tools in Your Workshop

If you think back to the last time you cut yourself using something sharp, it was probably in the kitchen, not your workshop. Given how much more time we all spend in the kitchen, it makes sense that the risk of injury would be higher. So it also makes sense that someone would design a set of kitchen knives that are safer, easier, and more comfortable to use. Read More >>

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This Folding Knife and Spork is Plastic Cutlery Evolved

If there's one downside to a summer spent relaxing at garden parties and backyard barbecues, it's having to dine with disposable plastic cutlery. It's flimsy and it's awkward—and thanks to designer Wei Young, you'd be far better off just bringing this reusable set that folds away. Read More >>

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A Knife Holder That Looks More Dangerous Than the Blades

>Are you bored by the conventional ho-hum design of a traditional wooden knife block? If you like everything on your kitchen counter to be a conversation piece, you can't go wrong with this Spicy Magnum Knife Set, featuring six entwined knife holders that look like they're all holding each other up. Read More >>

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Biodegradable Cutlery Looks Like the Vegetables You’ll Eat WIth It

This cutlery might look good enough to eat—and it almost kinda is, because it's made from a biodegradable plastic that breaks down over time. Read More >>

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Camping Cutlery Adapters Make Your Marshmallow Stick Far More Useful

Most campers don't have the outdoor skills necessary to build a shelter, set a trap, or even start a fire. But there's one thing even the most amateur outdoorsman can make—a marshmallow stick. And with these cutlery adapters, that primitive tool can then be used to consumer more than just s'mores. Read More >>

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Credit Card Fork For BYOC (Bring Your Own Cutlery) Parties

If you're the type who tries to maintain a constant state of readiness for any emergency, Devon Briggs' folding credit card fork will ensure you never have to resort to eating with your hands at a party or fast food joint. Read More >>

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Future-Forks Have Evolved Opposable Thumbs

Have you stopped and looked at your hand, and then a fork, and then your hand, and wondered why we only copied half of its design when creating utensils? In a way the tines on a fork work like the fingers on your hand, so why not include the thumb? Read More >>