Monthly Archives: July 2014

Tree grows 40 types of fruit

Sam Van Aken created a tree that "grows over forty different types of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and almonds." Read the rest from Boing Boing http://ift.tt/1n2W1uL via IFTTT

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Japanese hamburger crocs

Thes new Crocs, which resemble hamburgers, are only available in Japan, and will be accompanied by custom bling in the form of plastic fries, burgers and soft drinks. [Akihabara News] from Boing Boing http://ift.tt/1sNKAMi via IFTTT

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Fantastically Wrong: The Strange History of Using Organ-Shaped Plants to Treat Disease

It’s hard to imagine being the first human being to look at a plant like, say, a stinging nettle and think, “I probably shouldn’t eat this, on account of the general agony it would cause me. But what if I cooked it first?” So you prepare it and nervously drop it down your gullet—and luckily [...]

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Fantastically Wrong: The Strange History of Using Organ-Shaped Plants to Treat Disease

It’s hard to imagine being the first human being to look at a plant like, say, a stinging nettle and think, “I probably shouldn’t eat this, on account of the general agony it would cause me. But what if I cooked it first?” So you prepare it and nervously drop it down your gullet—and luckily [...]

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