Go Eat Yourself: Steak Grown from Human Cells Borders on Cannibalism

Meat has become a bit of a controversial food in the past couple of decades, at least in some circles. Packed as it is with protein, there are some actual concerns surrounding our hunger for flesh. Without even mentioning any ethical and animal welfare issues, meat production presents some serious issues. Producing the amounts of …

Best Things To Do With Your Leftover Halloween Candy

This Halloween was 100% a let-down. We did our best with pre-portioned grab bags, candy chutes, and socially distanced trick-or-treat tables, but despite our accommodations, we’re still slap-dab in the middle of a pandemic. So it shouldn’t have come as a surprise when only a handful of trick-or-treaters showed up Saturday night.  I bought an …

Mummified Twinkie Stumps Scientists Trying to Coax Life out of It

We’ve covered a lot of science lately. From paradox-free time travel to uncovering the reasons behind sexy birdsong, it seems science has been advancing with great strides. Every now and then, though, research hits a setback. Maybe our technology isn’t quite there yet, or scientists discover some new phenomenon we’ve never seen before, but sometimes …

Missouri Man Sells Discontinued Taco Bell Tacos from His Freezer for $70 Each

Getting passionately attached to strange things is surprisingly common. People form emotional ties to anything from bands to sports teams, certain makes of car to a brand of beer. One of the things that some folks get gung-ho over, despite its fairly objectively awful nature, is Taco Bell. Even some of this author’s best friends …

Airlines Start Selling On-Flight Food to Cope with Corona

The coronavirus pandemic has given the global travel industry, particularly airlines, a real punch in the gut. Some of the recent controversies certain flight operators have run into probably don’t help either. To try and remedy the situation, airlines have started getting creative in trying to keep themselves afloat during hard times. For example, Qantas …

Boy Who Wouldn’t Eat Anything But Sausage Cured by Hypnosis

As many parents are all too aware of, kids can be picky eaters. That’s particularly true when they’re younger and are just starting to explore all the culinary wonders of the world. Most children will get over their difficult food phase and learn to eat new things. Sometimes this process takes longer than usual, and …