Browsing: Food

Many of us eat fast food on a regular basis for reasons of sheer convenience. Sometimes we simply don’t have the time for much else, we’re already out, and it’s easy. Considering we deal with these food companies every day, and the ubiquity of information on the internet, we tend to think we already know…

Happy Thanksgiving! If you’ve already sat down for the traditional feast of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and a loss by the Detroit Lions, then by all means bon appetit. But if you haven’t eaten yet, and would prefer this year’s menu be a tad more traditional, here are ten types of food that the Pilgrims likely ate at their first Thanksgiving.

The first cooked meal was likely an accident – researchers believe roasted meat only came on the menu when ancient humans encountered forest-fire toasted animals. Once the home cooking skills were acquired, people were keen to replicate good results – which led to some of the world’s oldest – and sometimes strangest – recipes. Here…

Beer has had a long standing reputation as one of humankind’s most beloved inventions, stretching back thousands of years to ancient civilisations. It’s only natural, then, that a few people would take on the challenge to create an alcoholic drink that challenges how we view beer. Experimentations with how the brew is made – from…

Up until recently, we were under the impression that the United States sat atop the throne uncontested for “world’s fattest country”, and it also seemed like general knowledge that many countries resented America for holding that title. After careful, painstaking, and sometimes stomach-turning research, we’ve found that many other countries are producing over-the-top fast food…

We already know that radioactive elements can be used to make electricity, treat cancer, and create bombs with massive destructive power. But radiation is also has many other uses in our everyday life that might not have occurred to you. 10. Sterilize Food      Yep. Food. Meats, shellfish, vegetables, and even spices have all been…

If you love drinking, but are tired of beverages that taste good and don’t make you sick for days, then this is the list for you. Most drinks are intended to be enjoyable, but some are prepared with one goal in mind: to make whoever has it suffer. Experiencing just one of these 10 shots…

As long as humans have existed we’ve been trying to kill each other. In order to do it properly, however, we need the energy given to us by food. As a result, the world is naturally full of marvelously efficient individuals who go after two birds with one stone through the power of weaponized food.…

According to Gallup, 51% of Americans want to lose weight, and about half that number are seriously trying. Whatever we’re doing, though, it’s not working: Americans are about 15 pounds chubbier than they were in 1990. The truth is, we have no idea how many people will succeed at losing weight; but we do know that…

International cuisines may seem repulsive to foreigners, but within bizarre foods’ countries of origin, they’re nothing out of the ordinary. Many non-Americans are absolutely disgusted by the U.S.A.’s love for hot dogs. Numerous Americans might feel similarly about Australians snacking on plump witchetty grub. However, larvae are only the beginning of strange foods eaten all…

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