LiquiGlide coating means you'll never waste a drop of ketchup again

It's one of the most common and infuriating dining problems everyone encounters: getting ketchup to pour smoothly out of bottle and onto your plate. You've probably heard a number of solutions from "tap the 57" to "spin the bottle between your hands," but even those methods can still drown your fries in sauce in the end. Luckily, science - or rather, a research group working at MIT - has finally taken notice and concocted an impressive solution. By coating the inside of any bottle with the slippery LiquiGlide coating, anything from ketchup to mayonnaise to jam flows right out like water, barely leaving a smudge behind... Continue Reading LiquiGlide coating means you'll never waste a drop of ketchup againSection: Good ThinkingTags: Bottle, Coating, Food, MIT, Packaging Related Articles: FLEXR Sports Bottle uses biodegradable liner to reduce germs Yoomi - the self-heating baby bottle Aquasolo self-watering system B?Bottle - a scrunchable container for drinks Clever cap transforms adult drink bottles into spill

LiquiGlide coating means you'll never waste a drop of ketchup again

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Wed 30 May 12 from CNN

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Tue 29 May 12 from Discovery.com

Video: Amazing Coating For Bottles' Interiors Lets Ketchup Flow Like Water

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Fri 25 May 12 from Popular Science

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The wait is over: MIT researchers solve the ketchup problem

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Wed 23 May 12 from FOXNews

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Wed 23 May 12 from Dvice

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