Starve: the best, meanest new graphic novel debut since Transmetropolitan

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The launch of Starve, the new comic from Brian Wood, creator of the landmark DMZ and artists Danijel Žeželj and Dave Stewart, was widely celebrated as a major new comic that started as strong as Warren Ellis's Transmetropolitan.

Sriracha: now in individual sachets

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The convenience of carrying your favorite hot-sauce in individual sachets -- think "McDonald's ketchup pouches" -- can't be overstated. It's a particularly great format if you're a frequent traveller, as TSA screeners don't recognize the shape as a "liquid" on their X-rays, meaning you can just stash them in your bags and pockets and not worry about getting them all out when you reach a checkpoint. Read the rest

Menu at Toronto's "Azure" was a work of fictitious fine-dining fraud

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Azure is the posh restaurant Intercontinental Hotel Toronto Centre, where the menu boasts "BC salmon" (which turns out to mean "boned and cleaned" not "British Columbia"), "freshly squeezed" orange juice (comes out of a bottle that boasts that the oranges were freshly squeezed before bottling), and some out-and-out lies, like calling boxed Quaker Harvest Crunch granola "organic granola" and store-bought salad dressing "home made." Read the rest

Bernie Sanders' Ben and Jerry's flavor: top 10% is chocolate you smash and mix with the 90% below

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MSNBC caught up with Ben "and Jerry's" Cohen outside a rally for Donald Trump in Burlington, VT, home state to Ben and Jerry's and headquarters for the Bernie Sanders campaign. Read the rest

Look at this banana popsicle mold

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Just look at it

(Thanks, Alice!) Read the rest

Vanilla ISIS needs snacks

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The domestic terrorists who seized the Malheur National Widlife Refuge Building in Burns, Oregon and vowed to stay there "for as long as it takes" have put out a plea to their supporters asking them to send "supplies or snacks" to help the nosh through the long, anticipated siege. Read the rest

$10 "bean to bar" chocolates were made from melted down Valrhona

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The Mast Brothers, a pair of bearded chocolatiers in Brooklyn, have built an empire on beautifully packaged "artisanal" chocolates that run $10/bar, billed as "bean to bar" confections. Read the rest

Jailhouse cuisine: how to cook prison spread

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This 2010 video explains the preparation of "prison spread," a kind of hybrid top ramen mixed with other jailhouse ingredients, highly customizable based on taste and circumstances. Read the rest

Ring-themed J-horror doughnuts

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Leeds's Lou Lou P's Delights made these Ring-themed J-horror doughnuts in honor of National Donut Day. (via Seanan) Read the rest

Plaid Lumberjack Cake

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Redditor Two Plus Two is Fore thinks it was made by stacking and frosting different-colored sheet cakes, cut into rings and combined to make the pattern. Read the rest

How to bake spice-filled sandworm bread

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After some trial and error, Chris-Rachael Oseland has perfected a recipe for spice-filled sandworm bread, just in time for Kitchen Overlord's Dune Week. Read the rest

EAT BUGS: Monetary incentives distort our perceptions of what's good for us

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There are lots of transactions that we're either prohibited from making (selling kidneys), or that are strictly regulated by statute (parental surrogacy). Naturally, these rules are hotly debated, especially among economists, who generally assume that markets of informed buyers and sellers produce outcomes that make everyone better off. Read the rest

Racist, sexist, gross and weird: THANKSGIVING

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From the late 1800s to the early 1940s, many Americans celebrated Thanksgiving by dressing up as "ragamuffins" in masked costumes and then thronged the streets, basically trick-or-treating for money and gifts. Read the rest

Woman adds vaginal yeast to sourdough starter, Internet flips out

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When Zoe Stavri woke up with a yeast infection, she had a strange and intriguing idea: what about adding some of her vaginal candida to sourdough starter? Read the rest

Menus of the 1850s and 1860s

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The Hilton College of the University of Houston's Hospitality Industry Archives includes a wonderful selection of menus from the 1850s and 1860s. Read the rest

Kickstarting pizza wrapping paper

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Two design students are hoping to raise $4900 to fund production on archival/acid-free/recycled post-consumer wrapping paper emblazoned with delicious pizza toppings. They bundle the paper with matching pizza boxes to hold your gifts. Read the rest

Keyboard waffle irons: now a thing you can buy

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It started as a maker project, became a viral shoop, then a successful kickstarter, and now there's a product: the $75 keyboard waffle-iron. Read the rest

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