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Every Room in My House Needs a Voice-Tracking, Licorice-Launching Catapult Every Room in My House Needs a Voice-Tracking, Licorice-Launching Catapult

If there was a downside to snacking on candy at the office all day, it would be the inconvenience of having to interrupt your work to actually fetch some processed sugar. It’s a pain that hacker Vije Miller knew all to well, until he built a licorice-launching catapult that automatically flings candy in the direction…

Crashing This Flying Tortilla RC Plane Is a Delicious Disaster Crashing This Flying Tortilla RC Plane Is a Delicious Disaster

Peter Sripol is a talented engineer with an obsession for building RC planes using unorthodox materials. Instead of balsa wood, he’s built working aircraft using Lego, and even Kentucky Fried Chicken buckets. But his masterpiece is successfully turning a tortilla into the world’s first edible aircraft.

Amazon's Snack Sample Box Is Back In Stock, Complete With a $10 Snack Credit  Amazon's Snack Sample Box Is Back In Stock, Complete With a $10 Snack Credit 

Update: Back in stock again, if you missed it on Tuesday.

Food Scientists Have Invented All-in-One Sugar Cream Pods For Your Coffee Food Scientists Have Invented All-in-One Sugar Cream Pods For Your Coffee

Grabbing a quick coffee from a fast food joint means it’s up to you to add as much coffee and cream as you need. But future generations may never need to deal with those tiny, easy-to-spill milk cups as scientists from the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in Germany have invented capsules that dissolve…

Save 30% On Your Choice Of Six Different Soylent Flavors, And Skip the Mediocre Meals Save 30% On Your Choice Of Six Different Soylent Flavors, And Skip the Mediocre Meals

Grabbing breakfast or lunch with coworkers can be a great way to break up the day, but more often than not you’ll just wallow in your own indecision before ordering a bad $17 sandwich.

McDonald's Is Bringing Back Rick and Morty's Beloved Szechuan Sauce From Another Dimension [Updated] McDonald's Is Bringing Back Rick and Morty's Beloved Szechuan Sauce From Another Dimension [Updated]

McDonald’s Szechuan Sauce, the limited edition dipping sauce that was briefly available in the summer of 1998 as promotion for Disney’s Mulan, is Rick Sanchez’s singular reason for traversing the multiverse. Just in time for the show’s third season return, a McDonald’s chef has brought the sauce back.

The Actor Who Plays Game of Thrones' Hot Pie Has a Real Bakery and Sells Direwolf Bread The Actor Who Plays Game of Thrones' Hot Pie Has a Real Bakery and Sells Direwolf Bread

On this past week’s episode of Game of Thrones, we finally learned what happened to Hot Pie, the reformed bully who found his true calling as a baker and whom we last saw in season four. As fate would have it, Ben Hawkey, the actor who plays Hot Pie, has been busy in the kitchen as well.

The Biem Butter Sprayer Solves My Most Pressing First World Problem The Biem Butter Sprayer Solves My Most Pressing First World Problem

I hate getting anything greasy on my hands. That includes moisturizer, sunscreen, olive oil, margarine, and butter. Until recently I had reserved myself to living a life of dry toast and flavorless corn-on-the-cob, but then a one-trick kitchen gadget came along with exactly the one-trick I desperately wanted.

Ingenious AI Converts Images of Food Into a List of Ingredients Ingenious AI Converts Images of Food Into a List of Ingredients

Researchers at MIT have developed deep-learning algorithm that can compile a list of ingredients and even recommend recipes after looking at photos of food. The artificially intelligent system still needs some fine tuning, but this tool could eventually help us learn to cook, count calories, and track our eating…

A New Variety of Poppy Seed Won't Make Drug Tests Think You're an Addict A New Variety of Poppy Seed Won't Make Drug Tests Think You're an Addict

Bad news if you were hoping to beat a drug test by blaming it on your breakfast. A British company called FDL, a “global supplier of speciality ingredients,” is claiming to have developed a new type of poppy seed with reduced levels of morphine that won’t produce a false positive result on a drug test.

Look At This Fucked Up Strawberry I Bought Look At This Fucked Up Strawberry I Bought

The berry is as big as my palm.

The Chemistry of Olive Oil Will Make You an Instant Food Snob The Chemistry of Olive Oil Will Make You an Instant Food Snob

Dipping bread in a bowl of fresh, extra virgin olive oil ranks as one of the most pleasurable gastronomic experiences possible. But as this new Reactions video explains, there’s more to this delicious and surprisingly healthy condiment than meets the eye.

I Can't Stop Staring at This Sad Darth Vader Pretzel I Can't Stop Staring at This Sad Darth Vader Pretzel

Some holidays come with food. Valentine’s Day and chocolates, Thanksgiving and turkey, Halloween and a bag full of candy from a stranger... but Father’s Day has always been left off the list. Until now, when the good people at Star Wars.com have given us a pretzel that says both “I think you might be evil” and “I may…

Baking in Space Is About to Be the Most Delicious Experiment Baking in Space Is About to Be the Most Delicious Experiment

Living in space is rife with challenges, among them, grappling with a gaping void of loneliness and dealing with a subpar food selection. Astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) have the unique torture of being so close to Earth, yet so far away from all its tasty delights. But one German company is…

This Futuristic Shape-Changing Pasta Was Inspired by Star Wars This Futuristic Shape-Changing Pasta Was Inspired by Star Wars

Pasta might not make you think “science.” But then again, you’ve probably haven’t shouted “holy shit” while you watched it curl up before your eyes.

Get Red Bull Delivered To Your Doorstep For Just Over $1 Per Can Get Red Bull Delivered To Your Doorstep For Just Over $1 Per Can

Energy drinks will probably kill you, but if you can’t go without the pick-me-up, Red Bull is probably the least disgusting option out there. And with this cheapest-ever Amazon deal, it’s also one of the most affordable.

Media Goes Apeshit After One Guy Gets Sick Off of Sushi Media Goes Apeshit After One Guy Gets Sick Off of Sushi

Sushi usually contains raw food. It is not cooked. Raw things are full of bacteria, and sometimes parasites, because animals have those things in their tissue. Sushi can get you sick. This should not be a surprise.

Watching Foods Deflate and Re-Inflate Has Left Me Starving and Confused Watching Foods Deflate and Re-Inflate Has Left Me Starving and Confused

Mike Pelletier’s short film Still Life looks nothing like the classical paintings of bowls of fruit and flowers you’ll find in a stuffy art gallery. Using hyper-realistic computer animation, Pelletier’s film instead features fruits, vegetables, and breads that look like they’re secretly balloons as they deflate and…

Is This Bluetooth Salt Shaker the Juicero of Seasoning? Is This Bluetooth Salt Shaker the Juicero of Seasoning?

It is with a heavy heart that I must inform you of a “smart salt shaker” called “The Smalt.” Oddly, the shaking aspect of this shaker is still decidedly unplugged—you still have do all the shaking; Smalt just “tracks” it for you. (And lights up. And plays music.) It is, essentially, the Juicero of seasoning.

My Favorite Fancy Lunch Delivery Startup Just Died and I Am Heartbroken My Favorite Fancy Lunch Delivery Startup Just Died and I Am Heartbroken

Over the past year, I’ve tried valiantly to keep the dream of daily gourmet desk lunches alive. Apparently, however, this city’s epicureans have all died or moved away. You see, my beloved artisanal lunchmaker Maple—the popular food delivery service backed by superstar chef David Chang—announced it’s shutting down…

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