Here's Why More Schools Should Schedule Recess Before Lunch

A study published in the latest issue of Preventive Medicine found that when recess is held right before lunch instead of immediately after, the amount of fruits and vegetables eaten by students increases by more than 50%. » 1/14/15 4:10pm 1/14/15 4:10pm

Introducing Carrot Is A Video From a Future That Crowdfunds Vegetables

This is supposed to be parody, but I'm pretty sure we're not too far away from this being the actual way food is marketed to us. It's like a cross between the milk ads and a tech ad. » 10/07/14 9:30pm 10/07/14 9:30pm

Space veggies are good to go

Russian scientists have confirmed that plants grown on the International Space Station are safe to eat. This has important implications for future long duration space missions. » 2/05/14 12:28pm 2/05/14 12:28pm

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

Vegetable orchestra: grow your own guitar

The Vienna-based Vegetable Orchestra is just what it sounds like: an orchestra that plays instruments made of fresh vegetables. The 13-year-old musical ensemble has played its experimental pieces in concert houses all over the world. » 7/03/11 8:00am 7/03/11 8:00am

Science Fiction's Deadliest Plants

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