True scientific breakthroughs are extremely rare. We had one in 2016. 2016 has been a rough year. Yet science in 2016 has remained a source of optimism. To solve a scientific problem, you have to believe
Cutting veg on a hard diagonal makes them easier to eat—plus, it just looks cool. Slicing on a hard diagonal makes fibrous veg like raw snap peas and scallions easier to eat. Also, it just looks cool.