Nature is very clever when it comes to creating packaging for perishable foodstuffs. Most fruits and vegetables, for example, come pre-wrapped in delicious edible containers. David Edwards, the biomedical engineer who came up with huffable food, is now developing customized edible containers for all kinds of food, from juice to wine to chocolate.
For whatever reason, photographer Philip Karlberg decided to take pictures last year of yummy desserts spinning at atop various records. "33 RPM" is the result, and it makes me inexplicably happy to look at.
Some dreams do come true: A bakery in Los Angeles has actually deployed what may be the world's first cupcake ATM!
Fruit juice doesn't get much fresher than this, folks: Takara Tomy's new Gurefuru Chuchu citrus gut-mangler will scramble the insides of whatever you jam it into, leaving nothing but pure sweet juices behind.
Architecture Student André Ford is proposing raising chickens for meat in vertical racks after severing their frontal cortexes, rendering them effectively brain-dead. It would be much, much more efficient, there's no doubt about that, but would it be any more ethical than current factory farms?
This is the last gingerbread house, I promise, because it's the only one as far as I can tell that transforms from gingerbread house mode to Gingerbread Prime mode. Take that you other gingerbreads.
Food remains one of the easiest and simplest joys in life, and it's consistently coming at us in new ways, but it turns out that eating less might help your brain live longer. Like all things in life, this might present a less-than-exciting choice, but the science here, researched in Rome at the Catholic University of Scared Heart, is extremely interesting.
Star Wars gingerbread AT-ATs not your cup of tea? How about Harry Potter? This is one gingerbread house that would turn wizard and witch heads.
If the AT-AT dog costume can take Halloween by storm, we're betting this uber-cool gingerbread AT-AT will take Christmas down faster than a shield generator.
Meat is delicious. And it should be, since we're all natural omnivores.* But there are plenty of good reasons not to eat meat, first and foremost being that chickens and cows and piggies are cute. Meat grown in a petri dish might just be able to make everyone full and happy, as long as we can afford it: the first lab-grown burger will cost a third of a million dollars.