I've been opening my bananas stem-side first all my life. On Friday, David showed me how monkeys open bananas. They pinch them on the other end. Boy, it's a lot easier. I'll never open a banana the dumb way again.
Reader comment: Kevin says: "I learned this genius monkey technique a few years ago and it was a
defining moment in my life. An added bonus is that the stem end of the
banana pops out easily once you've eaten down that far."
Pesco comment: All the credit goes to Sean Ness who taught me the trick on Friday.
Reader comment: Adam says: "This is an article written for Slate.com by my college economics professor – Steven Landsburg. He attempts to use economics to explain why people peel bananas differently than monkeys. It might be an interesting follow up to your recent post about peeling bananas."