Remember those Prince Spaghetti commercials from the 70s that featured a boy named Anthony being summoned home by his mom shouting for him from the window of their North End apartment ( Well, in reading this article, I couldn't help but think that Anthony wasn't running home to eat his mom's spaghetti dinner. Instead, he knew that Wednesday was the day to solve the age-old culinary physics problem of cleanly breaking a strand of spaghetti. To borrow from another classic 70s commercial, "Sorry Anthony." ( It appears that MIT grads Ronald Heisser and Vishal Patil have cracked the code on this kitchen conundrum.