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Oysters Are Fantastic At Filtering Dirty Water

Video: Oysters are fun to eat, because they’re delicious and celebratory and remind you of the ocean. Turns out that last part is especially true, because those suckers are just fantastic at filtering out dirty water. Watch these oysters slurp up the dirty water in the tank in this timelapse and make it all clean.


Fireball Whisky Contains An Antifreeze Ingredient

Fireball is a ragingly popular, sickly sweet elixir that’s taken America by storm. Fireball is also made with propylene glycol, a common ingredient in some antifreezes. That’s an unsettling fact, so unsettling that Norway, Sweden and Finland just recalled the booze. But it’s not necessarily as unsettling as it sounds.


These Pictures Of Sushi Floating In The Space Are Truly Awesome

If someone thinks that by mixing awesome with awesome the result is going to be something different than pure awesome, he should check Space Sushi out: A bizarre Twitter account (and Tumblr) devoted to pictures of sushi floating in the space. Is there anything more awesome than that?


The World Is Now Safer And Better Than Ever, And Here's The Evidence

These series of statistical graphics show that, while there’s still plenty of war, hunger, sickness and poverty in the world, things are much better than what they were only a few decades ago — not to talk about centuries ago. We are still far from utopia, but the data is stubborn: We are getting there. Fast.


Scientists Create Sparkling Apple That Fizzes In Your Mouth

Scientists at Swiss fruit company Lubera have created a genetically modified apple that fizzes in your mouth. This new variety, called Paradis Sparkling, has big cells in the flesh that release effervescent juices when you bite into them.


The New Double Down Burger Is Even More Ridiculous Than The Original

Foodbeast found a new KFC Double Down burger that is even more insane than the original: the Zinger Double Down King at KFCs in Korea. Instead of just sandwiching bacon and cheese with two fried chicken filets, this Double Down uses the same fried chicken for buns but adds a sauced up burger patty in between too.


This Is What Happens When You Give McDonald's To Organic Food 'Experts'

Video: “What happens when you serve McDonald’s food to some experts and pretend it’s a new organic meal?” ask Sacha and Cedrique. To answer this question they went to a organic food fair in Houten, Netherlands, armed with disguised McNuggets and Big Macs. You can imagine what happens — or just watch their video.


This Is How You Actually Break Open A Giant Italian Cheese

I’m just posting this for two reasons. Because I find it fascinating from beginning to end — I just couldn’t stop watching him prepping the cheese wheel to break it open — and because I just discovered there’s a thing called Channel Cheese TV on YouTube. An entire channel about cheese! I’m doomed.


Some People In The 19th Century Called Brunch 'Blunch'

There are all kinds of dark alternate histories to think about. What if the Nazis had won World War II? What if the doomsday prophecies about 2012 had made any sense? And what if brunch had actually been called blunch?


Magnets Are The Secret To The Ultimate Cookie-Dunking Contraption

For every Kickstarted product that succeeds and makes it into the hands of consumers, there are hundreds that don’t. The Dunkin’ Buddy’s Kickstarter campaign unfortunately didn’t succeed in raising $US10,000 earlier this year, but its creators realise how important its existence is to mankind, and they’re determined to get it into production anyways.


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