N'Da Alphonse grows cocoa in Ivory Coast. He harvests the pods, removes the pulp-covered beans, and dries them before selling them to brokers. He'd never seen or tasted the food made from his beans, until a Dutch TV show brought him a sample, as part of a story on class divisions and the global food trade.
Osaka University scientists isolated stem cells from Wagyu cows and used them to 3D print a hunk of steak with the correct arrangement of muscle, fat, and blood vessels that makes Wagyu beef so special. Unfortunately, the image above does not depict the bioprinted meat. That's seen below, and besides being unappetizing and small, it's… READ THE REST
David Lynch directed this 1991 commercial for Barilla Pasta. The commercial begins with a little girl falling off her bike outside a restaurant. A man sitting at a table runs over to see if she's ok, sits her down, and then runs inside to the kitchen and makes her a dish of Barilla Pasta. The… READ THE REST
The Trussel Trust is a UK-based non-profit that supports food banks in community building. They, apparently, also hold a Potato Photographer Of The Year contest, and just announced the winners. Spud you like it! It's back… the World's one and only Potato Photographer of the Year. Once again it's time to flex your creative muscles… READ THE REST
Jigsaw puzzles have been around forever and serve us in a variety of ways. From providing us a unique form of artistic entertainment to helping us keep our minds sharp, they serve as a multi-function intellectual and artistic tool. There never seems to be an end to their allure as we can tear them down… READ THE REST
Messes happen and they happen often both in life and in the home. And, while we can't help you with your personal problems, those floors look like they could use some TLC, and we can offer just the thing. Grab the Orfeld H01 Cordless Stick Vacuum and make your home look brand new. Designed with… READ THE REST
With all the gizmos and gadgets you have around these days, your home is looking more like a wire jungle than a stylish abode. But if you want to live amongst some of the best technology todays' world has to offer, like stellar TV reception as you watch your favorite channels, wires are simply a… READ THE REST