music
20 Years Later, Liam Gallagher Is Still Fighting The Britpop War – By Himself

Children of the nineties will fondly remember the all-consuming war between fans of rival bands Blur and Oasis. It was the iPhone vs Android of its time: you had to be on one side or the other, there was no admitting to liking both (although many people did, in secret.) Read More >>

environment
Americans Have Somehow Helped the Environment Without Even Trying

Climate change is bad, beef is bad, everything is bad, yadda yadda. But Americans ate less beef between 2005 and 2014, which kept a lot of greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere, according to a new study. Maybe cutting back on those hamburgers is actually doing something good for the environment. Read More >>

virtual reality
Don’t Waste Your Time on VR Marketing Ploys

If you haven’t heard, virtual reality is finally happening. Like, for real this time. And everyone wants a piece of the action. A lot of companies have recently used VR as a marketing ploy, and quite frankly, the “experiences” they’ve created are all a load of shit. Read More >>

foodmodo
The Anatomy of Steak Cuts Explained in Two Minutes

If you've ever wondered what the difference between a Kansas City Strip and a Sirloin was, or where the hell the T in your T-bone came from, this video will help. Read More >>

food
Steaklocker Could Let You Dry-Age Delicious Beef Chunks at Home

Dry-aged beef. It's a phrase that gets fancy steak-lovers' mouths all drooly. The magic dance of enzymes and moisture reduction creates out-of-this-world flavour and tenderness that, unless you've got restaurant-grade equipment, you can't recreate at home. Steaklocker wants to change that, with a device on Kickstarter that promises to bring that meaty magic to your home kitchen. Read More >>

food
This Burger Has 17 Different Types of Beef in It

I mean, I don't even think I could name 17 different types of beef and yet one delicious, blood thickening burger will have all that in between its buns. Totalling in at over 2,500 calories and costing £25, the Holy Cow burger is basically like sandwiching an entire cow. With that much beef, you can't really go wrong, right? Read More >>

food
50,000 Tonnes of Dubious Meat Recalled by Dutch Authorities

A staggering quantity of suspicious meat has been pulled from the food chain by standards agencies in the Netherlands, with 50,000 tonnes of processed protein earmarked for human consumption recalled. Read More >>

medicine
Scientists Link Red Meat Chemical to Heart Disease

A team of US scientists has identified a link between a chemical called carnitine, found in red meat, and increased risk of heart disease. Read More >>

food
Here Is a Chart Showing All the Different Cuts of Beef

Beef is never not delicious, but certain cuts of beef are even more delicious than other parts of meat. Why is that? Because the cow is a pretty big animal and different parts of it can be fattier or leaner than the other. This infographic from Visual.ly breaks down where which kind of beef cut comes from. If you were ever curious to see where the chuck is from or where the sirloin lies, you never have to wonder again. Read More >>

happy hour
The Bone Luge: Gross, Weird, But More Than Just a Gimmick

There's a weird growing trend among American boozers: sucking down shots through beef marrow bones. Yes, the Bone Luge sounds macabre, savage, disgusting, and fratty, but don't let the name fool you. It's a high-end (read: expensive) affair, but all the pomp isn't just for show. It's actually, you know, good. Read More >>

science
A DNA Test Can Predict How Good Beef Will Taste

One cow looks much like another, but some provide meltingly tender meat while others are as tough as old boots. Fortunately, a team of researchers has devised a series of DNA tests that can predict how good beef will taste by the time it hits your plate. Read More >>

food
What McDonald’s Beef Is Really Made Of

McDonald's doesn't exactly have the best reputation for beef quality but if you were expecting to find ammonia-drenched, gut particle-filled pink slime sludge goop de loop, well, you're going to be disappointed. It's all beef. You can see how they make it above. Read More >>

animals
Origin of Modern Cows Traced to a Single Herd

A genetic study of cattle has claimed that all modern domesticated bovines are descended from a single herd of wild ox, which lived 10,500 years ago. Read More >>

food
Raw Beef Bouquet: How to Land a Meat-Lover Lover

A box of chocolates? Yeah, that might be fine for omnivores, but what about that special carnivorous someone? How's about a dozen beef sirloin roses from this butcher in Gloucestershire? Nothing says "Let's get carnal!" like a bouquet of carnage. [Hungree via Design You Trust] Read More >>

diy
How to Make Your Own Beef Briefs

The thing with edible panties is that if I'm going to have to eat something that's been girding my partner's loins for the last half hour, I don't want it to taste like a warm Fruit Roll-Up. I want to chow down on something meatily delicious—like this pair of Brief Jerky. Read More >>