It's pretty darned easy to pull off a nutritional "science" hoax

John Bohannon teamed up with a German documentary crew to undertake a crappy junk-science study on the effects of bitter chocolate on weight loss, and managed to push their hoax to major media outlets all over the world -- here's how. Read the rest

Cocoa Pebbles ice cream tacos

The secret is in making a dough out of melted marshmallows, butter and smashed cocoa pebbles, which you can roll out into a crispy taco shell. Read the rest

Remember when Gerber tried to market "baby food for teens?"

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Fast food packaging redesigned as "artisanal" hipsterchow

Buzzfeed's Dan Meth has remixed the packaging for iconic American junk-food to make it look like the premium organic/handmade/artisanal products marketed to moneyed, design-forward customers. Read the rest

Chocolate megalodon teeth for the Easter Dinoshark

Cast from a real fossil dino-shark tooth, available in milk, dark and white chocolate, just in time for Easter. (via Bruce Sterling) Read the rest

Star Trek sushi set

The beams of blue spacewarp light on Thinkgeek's $35 Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set detach from the Enterprise's nacelles to form chopsticks, while the saucer section unscrews to form a soy sauce dish. (via Geeky Merch) Read the rest

Nightmare fuel Trix ad

1940s, before the rabbit got in on the act [Vintage Ads] Read the rest

Tactical cutlery

The Buck 941 Travelmate Kit Chocolate Paperstone Knife is a tactical spreading knife with a clip-on multispork. Read the rest

I have journeyed to the soul of chocolate and I bring you good tidings

Cold brewed coffee is a revelation of complex, bittersweet, intense flavor. Cold-brewed chocolate? Even better. (Holy. Crap.)

Toast handwarmers

Helps soothe your RSI and fights off cold offices: the soft "toast" heaters charge via USB. Read the rest

Zombie pancake

The Zombiecake: commemorate carbohydrates and resurrection at the same time. Read the rest

Turd transplant leads to rapid weight-gain and obesity

A woman whose c.difficile infection was treated with a fecal transplant from her overweight daughter experienced rapid and dramatic weight gain as soon as her daughter's microbial nation took hold in her gut. Read the rest

The Seven-Year-Old Diet

My daughter is a qualified nutritionist, and offers this orthorexic prescription for attaining peak health, longevity, and vigor through a simple, easy-to-follow diet.

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GOP senator: abolish hand-washing regulations in restaurants

Instead of mandating that restaurant employees wash their hands between wiping their asses and making your food, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) says the state should only require them to advise the public of any handwashing policies in place. Read the rest


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Just look at this banana-art.

Just look at it. Read the rest

Pizza condoms

Marina Malygina's mock-ups for a pizza-themed condom in its own little pizza box is intended to help resolve the American love of both food and sex. Read the rest

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