Refrigerators are everywhere - in the kitchen, climate control, bombs, supercomputers, and spacecraft. In this episode, Andy, Taylor, and Brian, with the help of science writer and author Tom Jackson, explore the explosive history of deadly fridges, ice harvesting empires, and how the science of refrigeration is leading the way to quantum computing, teleportation, and immortality.
Coffee helps millions of people wake up in the morning but rarely do we consider the complex process that transforms the subtle flavor differences of coffees around the world. In this episode, we take a deeper look at the flavor of coffee, interview an expert in coffee roasting and sourcing, and talk about Andy's journey to Mexico to make his morning cup of coffee completely from scratch.
On our premiere episode, Taylor and Andy revisit the time Andy attempted to make candy corn from scratch. As with most projects Andy takes on, making candy successfully is much more difficult than it appears. So the guys call professional Confectioner and YouTuber Greg from Lofty Pursuits to find out what Andy did wrong and to learn just how complicated artisan candy is to make.