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Chernobyl's Milk Is Still Radioactive, 30 Years After The Meltdown

It’s been 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster and radiation levels in plants seemed to have died down. So why are levels of radiation in milk still peaking?


Make A 3D Scanner Using Milk, Because Why The Hell Not

All a 3D scanner does is capture cross sections of an object, so some people are coming up with cheap ways to do it. And for $20, this is one of the most inexpensive and easily the grossest.


Lawmakers In West Virginia Celebrate Legalisation Of Raw Milk By Drinking It And Getting Sick

Lawmakers in West Virginia are excited about new legislation that lifted a ban on raw milk. They’re so excited that they recently celebrated by drinking some raw milk. Now, many of those lawmakers are sick.


Samsung's Milk Music Service Launches In Australia

Tired of spending cash on your streaming service? Have yourself a shiny Samsung phone? Good news: your days of paying for an awesome radio service are over. Samsung’s Milk Music platform launches in Australia today.


Stop Refrigerating Your Butter

Do you keep your butter in the refrigerator? You do? Stop it. Stop it right this second. You’re ruining your butter experience and making your toast taste like failure. Let me tell you why.


If You Drink Milk And Don't Get Sick, You're A Mutant

Milk is full of a sugar called lactose, which needs a special enzyme called lactase to break it down. But children used to stop producing the enzyme around the age of 4 or 5 — and those of us who still make it are, in fact, mutants.


How To Keep Milk From Spoiling Without Refrigeration

For centuries, before refrigeration, an old Russian practice was to drop a frog into a bucket of milk to keep the milk from spoiling. In modern times, many believed that this was nothing more than an old wives’ tale. But researchers at Moscow State University, led by organic chemist Dr. Albert Lebedev, have shown that there could be some benefit to doing this, though of course in the end you’ll be drinking milk that a frog was in.


Competitive Dairy Tasting Is A Thing That Exists

So this is the situation. Human tastings are a crucial component in milk safety evaluations and by extension the dairy industry as a whole. So the Future Farmers of America (FFA) have an event called the Milk Quality and Products Career Development. A big part of it is a milk tasting contest for high school students, and the competitors go big.


These Fur Coats Are Made Entirely Of Human Chest Hair Because... Milk?

If you were an advertising executive tasked with selling chocolate milk, what approach would you take? Fun cartoon characters? Promoting the health benefits of calcium? Touting its delicious taste? Wrong, wrong, wrong. The right answer is to commission the creation of a fur coat hand-woven from over a million strands of male chest hair. Because nothing pairs better with food than human hairs.


The Heifer Jug Reminds You What You're Pouring On Your Cereal

Jugs! There, I got your attention. But, similar to the spate of twee tea infusers of late, a gimmicky milk jug is a great thing. This one, which features udders, will never let you forget what you’re actually pouring voer your cereal: 2 per cent cow juice.


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