food
Entirely New Apple Product Launching in 2020

The fruit world in which the world 'apple' is always spelt with a lowercase 'A' may be about to be disrupted, with a group of young tree innovators planning to take the food world by storm with an entirely new variety of apple. Read More >>

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Tesco Will Leave it to You to Decide if That Carrot Can be Salvaged

Tesco has decided we are all grown up enough to be trusted with something, and is about to remove the "best before" dates from a wide range of the fruit and veg it sells; with the ambition of further reducing food waste. Read More >>

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Tesco Spikes Banana Price to Freddo Frog Levels

You know that one fruit that's nice? The yellow sweet one that if you pretend really hard could be chocolate? The one that makes ice cream and bran flakes better? The one that comes in its own case so you don't have to worry about it getting dirty? Well, Tesco would like people to start paying more money for the taste and convenience of it now, and is hitting people who buy just one of them so they look healthy when leaving the shop with a huge price increase. Read More >>

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Gratuitous Fruit-on-Fruit Violence in Slow Motion Is Like an Edible Fireworks Show

A real fireworks show requires trained professionals to handle the explosive materials, and a location that’s safe for fiery debris to rain down onto. But as The Slow Mo Guys discovered, you can get a similarly satisfying explosive experience with a high-speed camera and a couple of fruit-blasting cannons. Read More >>

science
Can We Make Kids Eat Healthier By Making Healthy Food Sweeter?

The battle for children’s taste buds is old news now, but I’ll recap it for you. Kids like sugar. Companies know this. They put sugar in everything, even supposedly cereal. They put games and cartoons on the boxes. Now we’re left with lots of obese kids, some of whom have never eaten a dang blueberry. Read More >>

health
Upping Fruit and Veg Intake to 10-a-Day is Still Obviously Good For You

More research into the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables instead of or in addition to Mars bars and sausage rolls has arrived, this time saying that upping consumption to the equivalent of 10-a-day could have large health benefits that lead to literally living longer. Read More >>

science
Mysterious Brain Disease In Children Tied to a Popular Fruit

Since 1995, hundreds or poor children in Muzaffarpur, India have mysteriously suffered seizures and feelings of brain fogginess, usually in the morning. Many would soon die. This happened every year between May and July: In 2014, for example, Muzaffarpur hospitals admitted 390 kids with the symptoms, resulting in 122 deaths. Read More >>

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The Internet Asks: Why Is It Called ‘Grapefruit’ When There Are No Grapes?

In the internet age, the answer to most questions is just a web search away. Some queries, however, are too ponderous or inane to even be Bing-worthy. When all else fails, The Internet Asks responds. Read More >>

happy hour
How to Use Vinegar to Make Your Cocktails Taste Amazing

Vinegar is probably the last thing you’d think to reach for when you want to make a refreshing drink. But with a little sugar, a handful of past-its-prime fruit, and about a week in the fridge, vinegar can transform into one of the most complex, mixologist-approved flavours to ever grace your cocktails. Read More >>

wtf
China Bans Videos of People Eating Bananas

Well, fuck. China has reportedly banned people from seductively eating bananas on film. I am devastated. Read More >>

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This Machine Peels Oranges Ridiculously Fast

Of course by letting a machine do your fruit peeling for you, you lose a good amount of the orange and don’t get that fresh citrus scent on your hands but you do get an orange that’s ready to eat in seconds! I have to say though, I’d love to see this machine tackle more miserable fruits that aren’t even meant to be peeled. Read More >>

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This Japanese Robot Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run

Okay, it's not exactly a robot—but I bet it's still the craziest thing you've seen all day. Japanese juice and ketchup company Kagome built a wearable tomato dispenser for a runner at the Japan Marathon over the weekend. Read More >>

health
Supermarkets Selling “Healthy” Juice Drinks With More Sugar Than Coke

The bizarre trend of forcing as much sugar as possible into our children is being led by the supermarkets, with Tesco offering one brand of banana and apple smoothie that contains a disastrous 16.1g of sugar per 100ml. Read More >>

art
Deliciously Explosive Tropical Fruits

German design studio Foreal made these cool series of tropical fruits exploding with a mix of photography, CGI and hand drawing. They called it Tropical Blast. Read More >>

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A Computer Has Finally Proven the Answer to a 400-Year-Old Maths Problem

Way back in 1611, Johannes Kepler suggested that the most efficient way to stack spheres — like arranging oranges for sale — Read More >>