You can use onions in just about anything. In fact, in 2010, each American ate 20 pounds of onions. The entire world ate a whopping 105 billion pounds. It's the universal food. As Elizabeth Robins Pennell, an American columnist said, "Banish (the onion) from the kitchen and the pleasure flies with it". So why, then, did nature make them so incredibly sharp and eye-watering for humans? Hints and folklore have been passed around for years on how to reduce the crying. With this ingenious new solution, however, you will be chopping onions for dinner without a single tear in no time at all.