by Low Lai Chow in Video on Tuesday 5 March 2013

So, about that cookie. Physicist David Neevel decided he’d wasted enough time in his life de-creamifying all his Oreos. To work around the chore of scraping off the cloying white stuff by hand, he built the rather majestic-sounding Oreo Separator Machine to do the job. Looking at the mess the machine makes, we think the ants at his workshop are going to be a very happy bunch lapping up all the leftovers.