Feast your eyes on the greatest bacon costume of 1894

In the introduction of his seminal 1917 pork products treatise Bacon and Hams, author and smoked swine maven George J. Nicholls included this photo of himself "in fancy dress as a side of bacon." The costume was so smashing that it won him no less than forty guineas. » 5/15/12 6:40am 5/15/12 6:40am

SPAM: Now with three kinds of pig!

The ingredients label for a can of Hormel's SPAM with bacon — that non-perishable staple of survival kits the world over — lists "pork," "ham" and "bacon." Separately. In that order. » 5/11/12 3:40pm 5/11/12 3:40pm

Remembering The First Astronauts

A new gallery show by British artist Simon Hollington focuses on the primates sent into space to blaze trails for humanity. Click through for some of his black and white tributes to Earth's first space travelers. » 10/17/09 11:00am 10/17/09 11:00am