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  • The Soylent Revolution Will Not Be Pleasurable

    06/01/2014 8:29:30 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 34 replies
    The New York Times ^ | MAY 28, 2014 | Farhad Manjoo
    The Soylent Revolution Will Not Be Pleasurable I just spent more than a week experiencing Soylent, the most joyless new technology to hit the world since we first laid eyes on MS-DOS. Soylent is a drink mix invented by a group of engineers who harbor ambitions of shaking up the global food business. Robert Rhinehart, the 25-year-old co-founder and chief executive of the firm selling the drink, hit upon the idea when he found himself spending too much time and money searching for nutritious meals while he was working on a wireless-tech start-up in San Francisco. Using a process Mr....
  • Woman Finds Huge Silverfish Bug in Soup Served in New York Restaurant

    03/15/2014 11:57:13 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | |March 14, 2014 | Will Lerner
    It’s been a rough week in terms of eaters finding disgusting things in their food. There was Jon Hughes of North Wales, who found a dead shrew inside his bag of potato chips , and Robin Sandusky of New York who found a lizard’s head and arm inside her salad . Making this a trifecta is Natalie Estrella, who found a large, disgusting bug in her soup from a New York restaurant, as WPIX 11 News reports. After finding the bug (and taking a picture), she alerted her waiter. The waiter took the soup away and disposed of the bug,...
  • Hotel Selling Cooked Human Meat Found In Onitsha As Police Arrests 11 With Fresh Human Heads

    Hotel Selling Cooked Human Meat Found In Onitsha * Police Arrests 11 With Fresh Human Head On Thursday Onitsha police arrested 11 people after they discovered 2 fresh human heads in a hotel (name withheld) very close to the popular Ose-Okwodu market in Anambra state.2 AK47 rifles & other weapons were also discovered in the hotel. The arrest followed tip-offs from area residents on Thursday morning. The hotel owner, 6 women and 4 men were arrested. After police got access to the hotel, they made a startling discovery of two human heads wrapped in a cellophane bag, two AK47 rifles,...
  • 'Cannibal Sandwiches' Sicken Wisconsin Residents ('Tiger Meat' & 'Steak Tartare' Come with E. Coli)

    12/05/2013 7:52:49 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 27 replies
    CNS News ^ | December 5, 2013 | M.L. JOHNSON
    'Cannibal sandwiches' sicken Wisconsin residents MILWAUKEE — "Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season. Health officials confirmed four cases tied to E. coli bacteria and 13 likely cases in people who ate the sandwiches at several gatherings late last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said a report issued this week. The meat came from a Watertown market that later recalled more than 2,500...
  • (GITMO Inmate Ramzi Binalshibh) 9/11 Defendant Outraged Over Lack of Olives, Honey in His Meals

    08/22/2013 7:58:42 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies
    MSN.com ^ | August 21, 2013 | msn now
    <p>Oh, pity poor 9/11 defendant Ramzi Binalshibh. The man implicated in the deaths of nearly 3,000 Americans and currently imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay angrily told a judge that during a pre-trial hearing that "there are big problems with the food that was provided — it is a form of psychological torture." Binalshibh's specific complaint? That the government was withholding "condiments such as olives and honey." Binalshibh is accused of having helped finance the 9/11 attackers as well as coordinating their flight training.</p>
  • (Creepy Looking Alien Face Hugger) Algae Suit Generates Food to Feed Your Constant Hunger

    08/15/2013 8:00:42 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    DVICE ^ | Monday, August 12, 2013 | Colin Druce-McFadden
    Algae suit generates food to feed your constant hunger When we think of futuristic fashion, our minds often lean toward the minimalist designs of Star Trek or Tron. But maybe what we wear in the future will have more to do with what we eat than what we want to look like. That's the premise behind the algaculture symbiosis suit designed by Michael Burton and Michiko Nitta. The symbiosis suit is designed to make food for you as you go about your daily routine. A number of tubes, placed in front of your mouth, harness the CO2 you breathe and...
  • This Cupcake Costs $750. Repeat: This Cupcake Costs $750.

    08/13/2013 6:30:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 22 replies
    Thrillist ^ | Matthew Parvis
    This cupcake costs $750. Repeat: this cupcake costs $750. Maybe you shouldn't get one for everyone in the third-grade class. Meet the $750 Decadence D'Or cupcake at Sweet Surrender inside the Palazzo. It's encased in a hand-blown sugar fleur-de-lis and crafted using chocolates that get more special attention during production than Rip Torn when the movie's shot in a whiskey bar. It's arguably better than the Hostess version. Here's how it breaks down: • The Cake: Made from Palmira Single Estate chocolate, which was developed by Valrhona, a French chocolatier who planted a series of Criollo bean trees to create...
  • Maggots Found in Atlanta Airport Sandwich, Food Inspections Enhanced ("That's NOT Parmesan!")

    08/10/2013 4:11:29 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 71 replies
    WSBTV.com 2 ^ | Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 | Amy Napier Viteri
    Maggots found in Atlanta airport sandwich, food inspections enhanced ATLANTA — Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport officials tell Channel 2 Action News they are enhancing the way they inspect restaurants inside the airport after a man showed Channel 2 Action News a sandwich he purchased from an airport vendor had maggots. The passenger told Channel 2's Amy Napier Viteri he bought a sandwich at an airport restaurant Wednesday morning. When he opened it he said he was stunned to find maggots on it. Joel Woloshuk says he got out his phone and recorded video of the bugs crawling on his focaccia...
  • American Idiot Converts to Islam ... Then Threatens to Kill Mother Over Pork Dinner

    06/21/2013 7:59:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 45 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | June 19, 2013 | The Smoking Gun
    Police: Death Threat Prompted By Pork Dinner • Muslim man accused mom of trying to "poison" him JUNE 19--A Pennsylvania man allegedly threatened to kill his mother because he believed she tried to “poison” him by serving pork, “which was against his Muslim religion," investigators report. Joshua Lee Coffey, 25, confronted his mother Sherri last week in the family’s home in St. Marys, a central Pennsylvania city. Coffey accused his mother of “attempting to poison him,” noting that “the meat he was given to eat was pork, which was against his Muslim religion," according to a probable cause affidavit. A...
  • (Drunken) Alaska Man Feeds Black Bear Barbecue Meat, Gets Mauled for Dessert

    06/20/2013 6:33:09 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 49 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | Sasha Goldstein
    Alaska man feeds black bear barbecue meat, gets mauled for dessert The drunken man could be charged with illegally feeding wildlife after the Alaska Department of Fish and Game says he 'pretty much goaded' the beast into the attack. Beer, barbecue and black bears are never a good mix. An Alaska man learned that the hard way this weekend when he threw a hungry bear a piece of barbecued meat — only to be mauled by the same bear. "He'd been drinking," Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen told the Anchorage Daily News of the man. The unidentified man was...
  • The United Nations Says We Should All Be Eating Insects

    05/14/2013 7:10:50 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 63 replies
    Forbes ^ | 5/14/2013 | Tim Worstall
    The United Nations Says We Should All Be Eating Insects The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), a part of the United Nations, has released a report saying that we should all get ready to start eating insects. There’s a certain amount of truth in the report but not all that much: “ World population is slated to top nine billion by 2050, and seeing as how arable land is being rapidly swallowed by towns and cities, oceans are increasingly overfished, and climate change is disrupting traditional farming, a new United Nations study proposes a twist on Marie Antoinette’s dietary advice:...
  • (Cannibal Islamist "Freedom Fighter") Syrian Rebel Bites Heart of Dead Soldier: Video

    05/13/2013 7:02:48 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies
    NYT ^ | May 13, 2013 | REUTERS
    Syrian Rebel Bites Heart of Dead Soldier: Video BEIRUT (Reuters) - A video of a Syrian rebel commander cutting the heart out of a soldier and biting into is emblematic of a civil war that has rapidly descended into sectarian hatred and revenge killings, Human Rights Watch said on Monday. The New York-based group said an amateur video posted on the Internet on Sunday shows Abu Sakkar, a founder of the rebel Farouq Brigade who is well known to journalists as an insurgent from Homs, cutting into the torso of a dead soldier. The video has caused outrage among both...
  • Combat Cutlery - Flintlock Dining Utensils Dated From 1715 (PHOTOS)

    01/26/2013 7:26:55 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    A celebration of lethal flatware. A new set of deadly eating-irons added for your pleasure and delectation. The knife, fork and spoon shown in the picture all have built-in flintlock pistols. Note that the barrels point backwards, towards the user, so they're not designed for plugging your host if he makes impertinent remarks about your table manners. It is difficult to imagine a social gathering where it is appropriate to shoot off your own elbows. The fork follows the pattern of the time; it looks pretty lethal on its own account. These weapons carry the maker's mark F X RICHTER...
  • Did Desperate Fishermen Cannibalise Their Friends in Extreme Cold in Remote Siberia?

    12/05/2012 2:32:17 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 17 replies
    The Siberian Times ^ | 04 December 2012 | The Siberian Times reporter
    Did desperate fishermen cannibalise their friends in extreme cold in remote Siberia? In the most extreme conditions, the unimaginable can happen. Police in Siberia are now trying to piece together a mystery that unfolded after four friends went on a fishing expedition in August in the endless taiga. Three months later, only two men came back from their adventure along the remote Sutam River, after they were located in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) by a rescue helicopter from the Russian Emergencies Ministry, which saved their lives. Alexander Abdullaev, 37, and Alexei Gradulenko, 35, were found alive - but only just....
  • (ObamaNation) 'Road Kill Cookbook' Author: Feed Needy with Roadside Recipes

    10/14/2012 2:25:32 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 7 replies
    West Virginia Gazette ^ | October 12, 2012 | Rick Steelhammer
    'Road Kill Cookbook' author: Feed needy with roadside recipes CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The man who helped put West Virginia on the map as a mecca for road-kill cuisine wants to put more vehicle-harvested venison in the refrigerators of the needy. "I want to start a road-kill hotline," said Jeff Eberbaugh, the author of 1991's "Gourmet Style Road Kill Cooking and Other Fine Recipes," and "Road Kill Cooking Redneck Style and More Tails From the Fast Lane," published in 1992. "I see so much good meat lying along the road going to waste. It's meat that a lot of people could...
  • Cheese Lovers Rejoice: Recently Discovered 40-Year-Old Cheddar To Be Sold (Oconto, Wisconsin)

    08/30/2012 7:42:35 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 33 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | August 30, 2012 | BARRY ADAMS
    Cheese lovers rejoice: Recently discovered 40-year-old cheddar to be sold When Edward Zahn decided in May to close his cheese shop in Oconto, he made a discovery that is going to drive cheese lovers more bonkers than the 15-year-old cheddar released by Hook's Cheese in Mineral Point in 2009. In the back of his walk-in cooler, Zahn, 73, found several wooden boxes of cheddar cheese from the now-closed County Line Cheese in Oconto that over the years had repeatedly been buried by incoming cheese products. The result is 40-year-old cheddar that makes up part of what is likely the oldest...
  • "They Ate Their Victims' Brains Raw": Cannibal Cult Arrested for Eating Seven Witch Doctors

    07/14/2012 11:49:07 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 44 replies
    Mirror News ^ | July 13, 2012 | Agency Staff
    "They ate their victims' brains raw": 'Cannibal cult' members arrested after seven 'witch doctors' brutally murdered The cult members are thought to have eaten the witch doctors’ organs in the belief that they would attain supernatural powers and become ‘bulletproof’ Police in Papua New Guinea have unearthed a ‘cannibal cult’ in the jungle thought to be responsible for the murders of seven suspected witch doctors. The 29 cult members allegedly ate their victims' brains raw and made soup from their penises, according to police officials. Madang Police Commander Anthony Wagambie said: “They don’t think they’ve done anything wrong; they admit...
  • Bad taste: Tyson says Holyfield's ear would have 'been much better' with his rival's BBQ sauce

    06/30/2012 10:57:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 6 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Friday, June 29, 2012 | Joe Jenkins
    Bad taste: Tyson says Holyfield's ear would have 'been much better' with his rival's BBQ sauce Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield trade jokes about infamous ear-biting incident on Twitter Former heavyweight champ tweets 'Holyfield's ear would've been much better with his new BBQ sauce' as his former rival looks to promote his new product. It's been 15 years since Mike Tyson had a taste of Evander Holyfield's ear. On Friday, Tyson let it be known that he would have preferred some dipping sauce to go along with it. The former undisputed heavyweight champ raised a few eyebrows when he tweeted:...
  • How the Cavemen Ate: Cookbook Reveals 77 Recipes Stretching Right Back to the Stone Age

    05/12/2012 11:02:10 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 4 May 2012 | Eddie Wrenn
    How the cavemen ate: Cookbook reveals 77 recipes stretching right back to the Stone Age (and they taste surprisingly good!) Fancy something new for dinner tonight? Well if you don't fancy a Chinese or a Thai, researchers have pulled together 77 recipes which were eaten during the Stone Ages. And the surprise is how delicious the recipes, some of them 16,000 years old, sound - with your typical Neolithic families spicing up their meals and using plenty of fresh fruit and herbs along with the simmering main dishes of game. A Culinary Journey Through Time can join Jamie Oliver and...
  • Mmm Bacon...Flavored Vodka?

    03/22/2010 8:49:59 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies · 603+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | March 18, 2010 | Richard Goldsmith
    Mmm Bacon...Flavored Vodka? By Richard Goldsmith - FOXNews.com America's favorite straight stuff gets an injection of flavor. Once upon a time, vodka was popular for being virtually tasteless, delivering all the punch of alcohol without all of that annoying flavor. It was the ultimate blank canvas, melding with pretty much any mixer a bartender could pair it with. As vodka popularity grew in the ‘80s and ‘90s, liquor distillers realized there was money to be made through product extensions, so companies dove in head first. Thus, the tidal wave of flavored vodkas was unleashed. Flavored vodkas have actually been around...
  • Giant rabbits to return to Spanish menus

    02/16/2009 12:58:39 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 41 replies · 2,372+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | 16 Feb 2009 | Fiona Govan in Madrid
    Giant rabbits to return to Spanish menus Spaniards will soon be enjoying a diet of giant rabbit under plans to reintroduce the rare breed for human consumption. By Fiona Govan in Madrid The Valencia Agricultural Research Institute has launched a breeding programme of the rare Valenciano rabbit and predicts that it could be on supermarket shelves within three years. It is hoped that the animals, which can grow as big as a lamb and produce 7kgs (15lbs) of meat, will prove popular as a healthy and cheap alternative to red meat. The Valenciano breed was established in 1912 when farmers...
  • Would You Eat Your Buddies in a Blizzard? (Self Survey)

    01/07/2008 8:03:35 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 61 replies · 678+ views
    Would You Eat Your Buddies in a Blizzard? ^ | Would You Eat Your Buddies in a Blizzard?
    Would You Eat Your Buddies in a Blizzard? Suppose you were stranded in a blizzard and were forced to cannibalize your friends. This short survey will tell you how likely you would be to eat your buddies. Note: Click onto the link provided to take this self survey. Bon appetit!
  • What The Pilgrims Ate

    11/21/2007 8:09:11 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 65 replies · 777+ views
    UnsolvedMysteries.com ^ | Nocturnal By Nature
    What The Pilgrims Ate FIRST THANKSGIVING In 1621 the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast which is now known as the first Thanksgiving. While cooking methods and table etiquette have changed as the holiday has evolved, the meal is still consumed today with the same spirit of celebration and overindulgence. WHAT WAS ACTUALLY ON THE MENU? What foods topped the table at the first harvest feast? Historians aren't completely certain about the full bounty, but it's safe to say the pilgrims weren't gobbling up pumpkin pie or playing with their mashed potatoes. Following is a...
  • Get Your Hunt On (Vegetarians Also Benefit From Hunting!)

    10/19/2007 11:27:31 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 41 replies · 231+ views
    National Review Online ^ | October 19, 2007 | John R. Lott Jr.
    Get Your Hunt On - It’s good for the animals. By John R. Lott Jr. October 19, 2007, Do vegetarians benefit from hunting? Well, let’s just say that all those vegetarians who have adopted their non-meat eating lifestyles because they abhor harming animals might be in for a real shock. Farms actually depend crucially on the ability to kill animals that eat their crops. So vegetarians might consider whether the fine print under their organic labels actually contains the words “no animals were harmed in the making of this food.” With hunting season starting in various parts of the country,...
  • Mexico City Man Suspected Of Being Cannibal Serial Killer

    10/12/2007 9:16:54 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies · 2,769+ views
    COX NEWS SERVICE ^ | October 12, 2007 | Jeremy Schwartz
    Mexico City man suspected of being cannibal serial killer By Jeremy Schwartz COX NEWS SERVICE October 12, 2007 MEXICO CITY – On the stove, a frying pan with chunks of flesh. In the refrigerator, a leg and part of an arm, both deboned. The bones were stuffed into a cereal box. Mexico City police made the grisly discoveries this week as they arrested the man the Mexican media are calling a cannibalistic serial killer. Police said José Luis Calva Zepeda, 40, was arrested Monday and was being held on suspicion of homicide after an investigation into the disap-pearance of his...
  • 'Low Carbon Diet' Aims to Take Bite Out of Global Warming

    04/18/2007 9:46:30 PM PDT · by CutePuppy · 47 replies · 742+ views
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 18, 2007 | Randy Hall
    'Low Carbon Diet' Aims to Take Bite Out of Global Warming By Randy Hall April 18, 2007 (CNSNews.com) - A company that serves more than 80 million meals each year is preparing to mark Earth Day this Sunday by giving global warming activists "a new ally in their fight to save the planet - lunch." "It is insane to sit down to lunch in Los Angeles and drink water that has traveled 5,000 miles from Fiji," said Helene York, director of the Palo Alto, Calif.-based Bon Appetit Management Company Foundation, in a news release on Tuesday. "We are scrutinizing our...
  • Congo Rebels Said to Kill, Eat Gorillas

    01/17/2007 2:08:10 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies · 833+ views
    Associated Press ^ | January 17, 2007 | TODD PITMAN
    Congo Rebels Said to Kill, Eat Gorillas Jan 17 3:31 PM US/Eastern By TODD PITMAN Associated Press Writer DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Rebels in eastern Congo have killed and eaten two silverback mountain gorillas, conservationists said Wednesday, warning they fear more of the endangered animals may have been slaughtered in the lawless region. Only about 700 mountain gorillas remain in the world, 380 of them spread across a range of volcanic mountains straddling the borders of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda in Central Africa. One dismembered gorilla corpse was found Tuesday in a pit latrine in Congo's Virunga National Park, a...
  • Scientists: Donner Family Not Cannibals [Donner Party story debunked?]

    01/12/2006 6:06:49 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 106 replies · 2,360+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/12/06 | Scott Sonner
    There's no physical evidence that the family who gave the Donner Party its name had anything to do with the cannibalism the ill-fated pioneers have been associated with for a century and a half, two scientists said Thursday. Cannibalism has been documented at the Sierra Nevada site where most of the Donner Party's 81 members were trapped during the brutal winter of 1846-47, but 21 people, including all the members of the George and Jacob Donner families, were stuck six miles away because a broken axle had delayed them. No cooked human bones were found among the thousands of fragments...