There is a growing number of people who are fighting the spread of food contaminated by genetically modified organisms, whether intentionally or not. The United States has some of the most lackadaisical laws regarding GMO food because it is good for business and the economy, but activists say the harm isn’t worth the price. In… Continue reading #Infographic: A relatively unbiased look at GMO
There are food shortages around the world. People die from hunger in all countries and regions. Keeping the seven billion residence of the world fed has been a problem since the dawn of humanity. What will happen when there are 12 billion mouths to feed? According to Anjan Contractor, the human population will not be… Continue reading Are 3D printers the future of food for 12 billion people?
Coffee isn’t exactly a technology topic that we would normally cover, but when it’s the subject of an infographic that was creatively placed on a Starbucks sleeve, it qualifies as something interesting enough to post. Visual.ly desiger Raj Kamal put this little graphic together. This isn’t an official Starbucks infographic, but it should be. As… Continue reading Design creativity: “Infographic on Coffee Cup”
The world is becoming smaller and smaller with the advent of social media. People eager to connect with long lost friends or make new friends with strangers and socialize is catching on like wildfire and bringing fun into the lives of millions of people who have jumped on the social network bandwagon. Aside of those… Continue reading Social grubbing just got easier
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wBe3SDCcz8[/youtube] This is something you don’t see every day. “The William” is a stove that puts all others to shame. It’s first magic trick is that it adapts itself to your cookware by providing 1,500 individually heated honeycombs that activate when placed on its surface. Each piece of cookware places on the surface then is… Continue reading The Kitchen Stove Will Never Be The Same
The concept of flavour just got turned on its ear as engineering students in Japan have developed TagCandy, a device which augments the flavour of whatever candy is inserted into it. Stick a regular lollipop into the handset, choose a flavour (Crunchy apple? Fizzy soda? …Fireworks?), and suck away. The vibrating speaker on the device… Continue reading Dear Confectionary Industry: Sh! It Just Got Real.
[dailymotion]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xfaa2j_japanprobe-dot-com_webcam[/dailymotion] If you’ve taken a stroll through Nanjing, China lately, you might notice something peculiarly odd: vending machines. These things, on their own, are not usually odd, but sometimes the things inside of them are. This is one of those situations. This time, the Chinese are stuffing live crab inside of vending machines, giving “fresh”… Continue reading Chinese Vending Machines Give “Fresh” A Whole New Meaning
There are three rules that gamers follow when it comes to eating food and playing video games: must be fast, easy to eat and taste great. The foods we’ve found have one additional thing going for them; they are inspired by video games, and therefore taste of awesome. Nintendo Cereal System In the 1980s, Nintendo… Continue reading 10 Game-Inspired Food Items With Actual Awesomesauce