Microwave Oven

7 Reasons to Never Microwave Your Food Ever Again

Spread the love<p>Perhaps one of the most indispensable Kitchen tool every house has and is frequently being used is a Microwave.<p>Microwaves are …

Nutrition

Shutterstock’s spatially aware visual search tool lets you find photos by composition

Stock photo giant Shutterstock has unveiled some nifty new search smarts that use computer vision to help you find images based on their composition.<p>The new “composition aware” search tool is available now in beta within Shutterstock Labs, and it promises to change the game in terms of unearthing …

Machine Perception

Best microwaves for tasty meals in minutes

Spend less time cooking with a feature-packed microwave – it’s as good as an extra pair of hands in the kitchen. Our experts have picked the ultimate …

Domestic Technology

Meet Arnold: Being Microwaved

Link<i>“Alas, you cannot see. But your clothes are dry!”</i> Meet Arnold is a new humorous educational channel on YouTube. It shares scientific trivia by …

Domestic Technology

The Ultimate Road-Trip Accommodation: A Tiny RV

Smaller than gigantic RVs but packed with amenities, compact campers from Airstream, Winnebago and others are making it easy to bring your home away from home<p>DID YOUR LAST stay in a cookie-cutter hotel room or subpar Airbnb apartment leave you longing for cozier lodging? As many road-tripping …

Campers

How the microwave oven became a million dollar idea

The microwave oven is one of the most-used inventions of modern times. But we might never have had it, except for a chance discovery made by scientists in the Second World War.<p><i>Video journalist: Jeremy Howell</i>

Domestic Technology

Update your kitchen with these 5 great modern microwave deals

Microwaves have been around for roughly as long as color televisions and, admittedly, are not the most exciting pieces of technology at this point. …

Gear & Gadgets

A Technique to Intensify Flavor, Improve Texture & Impress Chef-Friends

As a baker, <b>my primary goals have long been purity of flavor and unadulterated texture</b>. It all began over forty years ago, with apple pie. I despaired over all the juices that exuded during baking, rendering the bottom crust soggy and pointless. I saw recipes that suggested macerating the apple …

Baking

Fishing for AirPods with Magnets

Note to self: if you’re going to hack at 4 in the morning, have a plan to deal with the inevitable foul ups. Like being able to whip up an impromptu …

Domestic Technology

The Dorm Room Cheat Sheet: 15 Essentials Every College-Bound Kid Needs

A curated packing list for parents and students alike!<p>It’s that time of year when thousands of young men and women around the country prepare to …

Hacking

A Quantum Theory of Consciousness

Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it over the years. It presents a method of integrating traditional religious views of the “soul,” the “afterlife,” and the possibility of “other realms of existence” with …

Consciousness

The Best Microwaves for Getting Dinner Done Fast

These countertop picks are kitchen workhorses.<p>Think beyond making popcorn and reheating leftovers — a great microwave oven can turn out steamed …

Microwaves

10 Easy Pieces: Countertop Microwaves

If a built-in microwave isn’t in your future, a countertop model will do the trick (especially when paired with strategies for hiding the microwave). …

Domestic Technology

The Battle For The ‘Kitchen Screen’ Has Just Begun. Here’s The Leading Contenders

Back in the year 2000, the world’s first Internet-connected refrigerator was introduced. Made by LG, the Digital DIOS came with a webcam, an Ethernet …

Automation

Animated Bathroom Sign

Once upon a time, pants were created. After a while, women were allowed to wear them too. This has made a lot of people happy and been widely …

Animation

5 Surprising Tips for Cooking in Your Microwave Oven

<b>Microwave ovens</b> may not look like much, but they are one of the most handy kitchen appliances you can own. Convenience is something many homeowners …

Philippines

Nutty British inventor cooks up microwave oven game station

Probably best known for his home-made hoverbike or record-breaking mobility scooter, serial tinkerer and wacky garage inventor Colin Furze …

Cool Stuff

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash to Perfection in the Microwave

• With a large, very sharp knife, <b>carefully</b> cut the stem end from the spaghetti squash.<br>• Stand the squash up on the flat end and slice it in half …

Recipes

Let’s play video games on a microwave oven door

I dream of things that never were, and say “Why not?”<p>Something like five years ago, Andrew Wilson, who was then the president of EA Sports and not yet the boss of the whole shebang, offhandedly mentioned to me playing video games on Internet-enabled kitchen appliances. I laughed it off, but since …

Domestic Technology

An In-Depth Look at the Increasingly Popular Fascination With Fidget Spinners and Gadgets

<i>PBS Idea Channel</i> host Mike Rugnetta examines the popularity of fidget spinners and gadgets, specifically defining the origins of the work, the …

Gaming Consoles

What's so great about 180 degrees?

Hot food, fast: The home microwave oven turns 50<p>It's been five decades of microwave popcorn and piping hot leftovers in home kitchens. A …

Food

Cooking With The Awesome Power Of Plasma!

There is something special about food that has been cooked in a grill, barbecue, or broiler. The charred surface brings both flavour and texture to …

Domestic Technology

No Signboard Seafood launches vending machine cluster in Tampines

The mamak shop - a convenience store found in the void deck of many Housing Board flats - has gone high tech.<p>A cluster of vending machines called The …

10 things not to replace once they’re used up or broken

<b>Learning to live without these unsustainable and/or unhealthy items is easier than you think. Tips and inspiration, here.</b><p>Going cold turkey on …

Sustainability

Airdate: Strange Signals from Space

If <b>Stargazing</b> made you curious about life in the universe, the documentary <b>Strange Signals from Space</b> may interest you this Sunday night on SBS.<p><i>For</i> …

Aliens

Samsung My Recipes, Microwave Oven Recipes App - Samsung India

Customized<br>Chef<p>Discover recipe cooking methods customized to your smart oven model.<p>Cook<br>Time alert<p>Get real time alerts on your phone while it’s cooking …

Recipes

Happy 50th birthday to the home microwave

According to Susan Strasser of the New York Times, it is the 50th anniversary of the first popular home microwave oven, the Amana Radarange, …

Sustainability

Susan Strasser: Microwave yourself a nice home-cooked meal lately?

Earlier this year — right around the time that Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s senior adviser, was telling us that microwave ovens could be …

Canadian News

What’s in Your Microwave Oven?

Earlier this year — right around the time that Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s senior adviser, was telling us that microwave ovens could be spying on us — some friends and I rented a weekend house with no microwave oven. We didn’t mind reheating leftovers on the stove, but we did talk about how …

Opinion

How the Bay Got Its Groove Back

Or maybe it never lost it. But it sure was hidden there for a while, while a speculative boom remade Bagdhad by the Bay as a wasteland of high rents …

San Francisco Bay Area