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The Science Of Building The Perfect Pig

Passing fields of soy, corn and towering bleach-white windmills fanning out across windy plains, I arrive early one morning somewhere between Chicago and Indianapolis at a place that promises “sow much fun”.


Depressing Claymation Video Reveals The Horror Of Turning Pigs To Pork

You know how we all jokingly but sort of seriously say we don’t want to know how the wonderful tubular meat hot dog glue sausage is made? This claymation video of the life of a gestation crate pig completely ruins that, because it reveals how awful pigs are treated before they’re turned into pork. It’s a video that’s somehow more powerful because it smartly uses clay to show you how terrible the whole process is instead of shocking you with bloody gorey imagery.


Pork Moulded Into A Piglet Is Disgusting And/Or Awesome

I love pork. I like pigs. They’re cute, fun to eat and intelligent among mud-dwelling beasts. But what I don’t like is for my dinner to artificially resemble the killed animal from which it was derived. This is gross.


Bacon Ipsum Turns Your Dummy Text Into Yummy Text

Anyone harnesses the written word for a living is eye-bleedingly familiar with lorem ipsum the long string of Latin jibber-jabber that acts as a placeholder until your actual dictional genius shines through. Good news! It’s dead. Bacon ipsum killed it.


This Is How We Smoke Meat In My Century: iGrill

Fresh-smoked New Year’s Ham! Yum! I smoke a lot, have about every thermometer available, but for tonight’s dinner, I’m trying something different: iGrill, the iOS-enabled meat thermometer. So far it’s tons better than sitting in my yard staring at the smoker.


Pigs Serve Unicorns A C&D Letter

Most of you know ThinkGeek. Beyond that we chat about their products fairly often, their April Fools’ pranks are amongst the best on the web. One of this year’s pranks was for glitter-stuffed, SPAM-like unicorn meat. It caused some trouble.


Prosciutto-Wrapped Air Hose Cuts Through Steel, Cucumber Version Proven Inferior

In a crushing blow for vegetarians worldwide, a cucumber doused in vegetable oil has been proven inferior to prosciutto when tasked with cutting through steel sheet metal. Pork: 1, PETA: 0.


This Delicious iPhone Would Give You a Heart Attack

Four kinds of meat—including bacon. It really is the next generation. [Absolute Gadget]


Bacon iPhone Case Is Most Savoury Gadget Protector Yet

If you’re a discerning eater, you know the age-old mantra: everything’s better with bacon. Out in Germany, they’ve really taken it to heart, and have made fabric gadget cases that look like they’re constructed out of every gentile’s favourite pork product. The Bacon Case seems to come in different sizes, at least one of which can fit the iPhone, and is selling for 25 Euro. The description’s all in German, and I don’t know what or who a “Fr├╝hst├╝cksspeck” is, but the case is “Absolute Trendtasche!!!” and who am I to argue with that? More pictures after the jump.


Giant BBQ Grill Trailer: Electronics and Pork Make a Great Combination

Some men build skyscrapers. Some men build pyramids. And some men, really, really great men, build gigantic BBQ trailers. The winner of Crutchfield’s “You Dream It We’ll Help You Build It” contest, Michael Seville took his late father’s three metre long galvanised propane tank and mounted it as the chief component of this 5.2 metre mobile BBQ. Then he stuffed the rest of the platform with electronics.