r/forbiddensnacks is my new favorite subreddit. It features consumer products that look just like candy or other delicious treats, but are in fact inedible or outright poisonous items such as pebbles, toilet cleaner or rat poison (pictured, by u/snarfgarfunkel)
With L.A.’s iconic Eddie Blake’s Tail o’ the Pup hot dog stand set to reopen, LAist posted a brief photographic history of the city’s fantastic history of “‘programmatic architecture,’ buildings designed to look like food, animals or other items.” “LA’s Awesome History Of Weird, Food-Shaped Restaurants” (via NextDraft) images: Los Angeles Public Library Collection
From Food Insider: Rainbow cake sprinkles have been around since the late 18th century, when French candy chefs used them as decorations. Today, liquid food coloring, shortening, and sugar are mixed in hot water to form the sprinkle’s colorful dough. Long strands of the dough are broken into the tiny shapes we see on cakes, […]
Whether or not you've ever chosen to eat insects, you've eaten insects, or parts of them, in the grains, legumes, fruits and nuts you've consumed (not to mention the occasional inhaled kamikaze mosquito).
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From self-driving cars to Siri, we’ve already gotten a taste of what AI can do, and now this groundbreaking technology is making its way to education and revolutionizing the way we learn new languages. Mondly uses state-of-the-art speech recognition to help you speak foreign languages like a true local. Lifetime subscriptions are on sale for […]