These anatomical food sculptures are gruesome and lunch-meaty

Russian artist Dimitri Tsykalov has an unsettling knack for sculpting and arranging everyday foodstuffs into forms that would be more at home in a gross anatomy lab than a kitchen. Cauliflower takes on the appearance of undulating folds of grey matter. Lunch meat is transformed into the muscles of the head. A… » 8/15/12 12:10pm 8/15/12 12:10pm

This is history's greatest news article about someone shooting a…

We've seen vegetables transformed into musical instruments, but we haven't read nearly enough news stories about legume-based artillery. Thankfully, this blurb from the November 2, 1907 edition The Fargo Forum and Daily Republican satisfies our inexplicable craving for 105-year-old news stories about angry farmers… » 8/08/12 10:35am 8/08/12 10:35am

Science Fiction's Deadliest Plants

» 12/04/08 12:00pm 12/04/08 12:00pm

The BBC announced last week that it plans to remake The Day of the Triffids, the classic tale of flesh eating plants that prey on a blinded humanity. Plants may seem sweet and innocent, rooted to the ground or sitting in pots on your windowsill. But our list of the deadly plants found throughout science fiction prove… » 12/04/08 12:00pm 12/04/08 12:00pm