Fascinating video from NPR that looks at the evolution of potato chip making. Reportedly, if production of potato chips did not involve automation, a bag would cost about $25.
Americans spend less money on groceries than we did a few decades ago. That's partly because of new machines and technology that have made it much cheaper to produce food.
We went to Herr's potato chip factory to see some of this food-making technology in action.
|Crops Fed by Diluted Sea Water|
|How to Make McDonald's Fries at Home|
|Amazon Dash: Personal Handheld Scanner for Ordering Home-Delivered Groceries|
|Bernard's Dehydrated Water|
|Slacker Recipes: Delicious Food on the Cheap|
|“The cost could be so near to zero it will effectively be free.”|
|“Lifting the electric motors out of Teslas and putting them in the chassis of other, formerly gas guzzling cars.”|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|“What can we do to make responsible use of plastic a reality? First: reject the lie.”|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|Go the Fuck to Sleep: A Children's Bedtime Book|
|“Rejuvenation is Finally an Industry.”|
|Google Map Shows You the Most Photographed Areas of the World|
|“He portrays these abandoned malls as apocalyptic ruins.”|
|Sensually Retro Illustrations by Simone Massoni|
|Good Fucking Design Advice|
|“Put words between buns.”|