Genetically-Modified Orange Bananas Are Ready for Human Testing

It's been nearly a decade in development, but a genetically modified breed of bananas that's designed to combat starvation will soon enter human testing. The bananas are rich in beta-carotene which turns into vitamin A in the body. For the children in Africa suffering from vitamin A deficiencies, this is a godsend.… » 6/16/14 3:20pm 6/16/14 3:20pm

Yes, We Have Some Bananas, 'Cause We Saved Them With NANA Saver

Whole bananas just look after themselves in your fruit bowl until they go all brown and spotty. But if your recipe calls for half a banana, then you know the spare hemibanana is going to go all gooshy really fast and you'll end up binning it. That's where NANA Saver comes in, with its pincer-like action grabbing onto… » 4/17/08 8:15am 4/17/08 8:15am

Banokia Banana-Shaped Cellphone Handsfree: Why Is This Real?

Nearest I can tell, this banana-shaped handsfree handset is real. Dubbed the Banokia (!) by creator Mockia, it works with different brands of cellphones using one of four connectors. Now then, what does it do other than hook up to your cellphone? Well, it makes you look like a total ass for starters. Imagine the… » 2/20/07 8:59am 2/20/07 8:59am

A BananaGuard a Day Keeps the Bruises Away

Bananas are among the more delicate fruits, in need of protection inside a lunchbox or backpack. If you're a banana aficionado like we are, you'll need the Banana Guard, a hard plastic case for those phallic fruits that will keep those icky brown bruises away. Hey, BananaGuard also makes a great Halloween costume for… » 10/31/06 4:16pm 10/31/06 4:16pm