The bananas in your kitchen are genetically vulnerable clones and, after years of threatening it, they might finally be heading towards extinction.
If you want to see an evolutionary dead end, look no further than the supermarket produce aisle. Every banana you eat is an infertile clone, and its wild ancestors weren't much better when it came to finding new genes.
Between the banana fuel the Australians are working on, and this Brazilian plastic made from bananas, pineapples and other fibrous fruit, transport of the future might just resemble Carmen Miranda.
The chart of relative doses of radioactivity that appeared on io9 yesterday set many minds at ease, but also raised questions. Questions like, "Why do you get dosed with radiation when eating a banana?"
Tropical Race Four, a soil-born fungus, has been destroying bananas across the world. It kills the plant and makes bananas smell like garbage. That deadly fungus is expected to hit Central America, which is where we get all our bananas from.
iFixit got an exclusive look into a banana today, doing one of their teardowns. The results are interesting, but I'm disappointed there's no bill of materials and cost breakdown. What's the deal? Do they get paid by Dole?
This is a real book.
Snowboards are basically sticks. Lib-tech's rocker-shaped bottoms and magne-traction edges are changing things up through tech and design for one of the most fun rides I've ever experienced.
When I saw this Bonanza banana, I thought of this. Eddie Murphy stuck one up a tailpipe, now you can stick a banana up your USB port—well, you can stick it wherever you like, it's Friday and we're all adults here. The fruity flash drive has an 8GB capacity, looks lovely, tastes rubbery, and is made by a firm called…
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There are a variety of scratch removal devices for CDs and DVDs, but whoever thought of using such a readily available foodstuff—that proof of creation itself, the everyday banana? Watch the video to see how to render your videos suddenly watchable, using banana goo and the banana's waxy peel to…
We saw the Motorola Z8 before, with its banana-ish sliding body, but Motorola seems to have added some new software features since 3GSM.
How many more days will this godforsaken song be stuck in my head because of another actual banana phone? It is driving me insane! Today, Instructables has a tutorial in which you, the banana phone junkie, can build your very own Bluetooth banana phone headset. The project consists of embedding an already owned…
I like the shape of this phone, the LG SV80, and how it contours to the face. I initially would avoid making the banana comment until I see the LG press picture that has a child actually comparing the phone to a banana. I guess LG wants to milk the age-old banana phone song for all it is worth.