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  • August 11, 2015
    Astronauts aboard the International Space Station just tried the first produce grown in space yesterday after eating the red romaine lettuce they grew as part of the Veg-01 experiment. No word if they also produced ranch dressing, but you're not gonna catch me eating some plai... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2015
    This is a video of a rice paddy in Japan that was grown with a Star Wars theme by planting four different kinds of rice to display 'STAR WARS' and pictures of R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8. I cannot even imagine the planning that went into this because one time I tried planting a stra... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2015
    This is a shot of the lab culture grown from an 8-year old's handprint after playing outside. As you can see, there are all sorts of delicious microbes present. I like the ones on the palm and tip of the middle finger that look like snowflakes. Also, you see the one at the ti... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2015
    These are a series of wearable 3D printed nylon icosahedron planter necklaces and rings available from Etsy shop wearableplanter. Not into D20's? No worries, they've got wearable planters of all different shapes and sizes. Well, not actually all different sizes, they're all ... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2015
    Break Up Beans are $5 Lima bean plants that have had the seeds engraved with 'It's Over' and 'Let's Be Friends', so the phrases appear on the plant's first set of leaves. They also come in 'Be Mine', 'I Love You', 'Forever Yours', 'Happy Birthday', 'Best Friends', 'Get Well', ... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2015
    The World's First Plantable Coffee Cup is a Kickstarter campaign to produce biodegradable single-use coffee cups with seeds embedded in them that will grow when planted. Granted they're not actually the FIRST plantable coffee cups, because all coffee cups are plantable, they j... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2014
    Tony Dighera of Cinagro Farms in Ventura County, California, has spent the last four years developing the perfect mold to grow these Frankenstein's monster faced pumpkins in. This year was his first successful commercial harvest, producing 5,500 molded pumpkins, which he sold ... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2014
    These are the new line of Chia Zombies. They come in 'Lifeless Lisa', 'Creepy Holden' and 'Restless Arm' varieties and all retail for $17. Amazingly, I've never actually grown a Chia pet. Which is weird because I love plants and have a green thumb. See? "Yeah, but what's u... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2014
    Peaches: they look like butts (but taste way better). And what better way to reinforce that imagery than putting fancy little panties on them? Originally created by a fruit vendor in Nanjing, China, a box of nine pantied peaches sell for around $80. That's almost $10 apiece.... / Continue →
  • July 25, 2014
    This is a suspect looking picture of one of artist Sam Van Aken's Trees of 40 Fruit, trees he's continuously grafted branches from different peach, plum, apricot, nectarine, cherry, and almond varieties to. Impressive, but nowhere near as impressive as a tree that can grow win... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2014
    A Malaysian man recently ordered a penis enlarging kit and receiving nothing but a cheap magnifying glass in the mail. Admittedly, a magnifying glass will make your pecker look bigger. Want the biggest looking penis in the world? Buy a microscope. MCA Public Service and C... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2014
    This is John Brooker's 10-ft tall, 100-ft long dragon hedge. He's spent the last 10 years trimming and sculpting it into shape. Good job, John, but you should add a ladder and some seating on top so your grandkids can pretend to ride the dragon. "I don't have any grandkids."... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2014
    F-Cups?! Damn girl why don't you start with a B and go from there. These are Japanese F-Cup cookies. They're supposed to make your boobs grow. I would encourage you to stop before reaching an actual F-cup though to avoid future back problems. The completely not scientifica... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2014
    Sorry folks, I am dealing with something. This is The President, a 3,200-year old giant Sequoia that lives in the Sierra Nevadas (also a great beer) in California. And he's never moved -- 3,200 years in the exact same spot! Me? I'd get restless. The tree stands 247-feet ta... / Continue →
  • January 15, 2014
    In heartbreaking news for anybody who's ever dreamed of covering themselves in bananas and skydiving onto the monkey island at the zoo, a recent study conducted by the Paignton Zoo in southwest England has discovered bananas farmed for human consumption are actually bad for the... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2013
    Because what fun is shaving a penis into the beard of a passed out friend if everybody's going to mistake it for a rocketship, Phillips has just announced the first beard trimmer with a laser guide: the Phillips Beard Trimmer 9000. That's right -- the 9000. I generally prefer... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2013
    Because who has the room to neglect and kill two separate plants, garden supplier Thompson & Morgan is selling TomTatos, a plant that grows both tomatoes and potatoes. TomTatos are actually a potato plant that has had a tomato stalk grafted to it when it was young. I remembe... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2013
    RETROACTIVE WARNING: Picture of guy growing a nose on his forehead and he's not even pretending to pick it. Meet 22-year old Xiaolian. Meet 22-year old Xiaolian, but don't stare, because he's growing a new nose on his forehead after his original was damaged in a car crash and... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2013
    Mmmmmm, it looks like little worms -- let me try it raw. Scientists took muscle cells from a cow, lab-cultured billions and billions more of them, mushed them all into a patty, then cooked it like a hamburger. How did it taste? Kinda like a burger! CRAZY. *stuffs mouth ful... / Continue →
  • July 1, 2013
    ThinkGeek is selling these $20 ceramic zombie garden gnomes and zombie fighters. They made the perfect temporary addition to your lawn before some neighborhood teens steal them and smash them in the street a block away. Personally, I'm just going to sign up for a pottery clas... / Continue →