The best 3D printer is this Easy Cheese 3D printer

I've seen the future and it's not 3D printing, it's 3D Easy Cheese printing. That is, an Easy Cheese canister is taken and made to splooge out the golden orange yellow scientific miracle substance that is Easy Cheese like a 3D printer would print out objects. It fails spectacularly and hilariously and satirically… » 3/30/15 1:35pm Monday 1:35pm

This melted wheel of cheese looks like the best way to eat cheese

Because I'm an uncultured American whose definition of cheese is Velveeta and whose idea of bread begins and ends with wonderment, I could never dream up the magic that is a Raclette. I would never be so bold to melt a wheel of cheese and be so daring to spread that gooey goodness onto toast. » 3/04/15 11:41pm 3/04/15 11:41pm

This is how you actually break open a giant Italian cheese

I'm just posting this for two reasons. Because I find it fascinating from beginning to end—I just couldn't stop watching him prepping the cheese wheel to break it open—and because I just discovered there's a thing called Channel Cheese TV on YouTube. An entire channel about cheese! I'm doomed. » 10/21/14 9:32pm 10/21/14 9:32pm

Switzerland Puts Secret Bacteria in Cheese to Catch Knockoffs

In parts of Europe, where cheese is taken seriously as a source of national pride, entire labs are devoted to spotting knockoff Emmental and Gruyere. Switzerland has what may be the most impressive strategy yet: secret cocktails of bacteria, sent only to licensed cheesemakers, that work as living biological tracers. » 8/28/14 3:46pm 8/28/14 3:46pm

World's oldest cheese found on the chest of a 3,500-year-old mummy

There's nothing quite like a nice, aged cheese, but even the most adventurous cheese connoisseurs would be put off by a recent discovery from an an ancient Chinese tomb. Archaeologists uncovered perfectly preserved mummies whose chests were sprinkled with extra aged, 3,5000-year-old cheese—the world's oldest cheese by… » 2/27/14 10:58pm 2/27/14 10:58pm

Wastewater from Cheese is Generating Electricity in Wisconsin

As the country's largest producer of cheese, Wisconsin is also the country's largest producer of cheese waste. But why think of that as a bad thing? In the hands of some enterprising Wisconsinites, what was once wastewater is now electricity. This is, after all, the same state that's using salty cheese brine to de-ice… » 1/30/14 10:00am 1/30/14 10:00am

This Polaroid Produces Instant Slices Of Cheesy Deliciousness

Instead of churning out instant photos, this Polaroid has had its camera guts removed and replaced with a simple cheese slicer. For $10, it still produces fond memories, but instead of a baby's smile or a day at the beach, it's fond memories of eating thin slices of cheese. And that would put a smile on anybody's… » 1/21/14 5:00pm 1/21/14 5:00pm

How to Make Cheese Using Your Own Bacteria

We already know it's possible to make cheese using human bacteria. But the good news is that it's perfectly straightforward to make yourself, in the comfort of your own home! Here's how. » 1/09/14 7:21am 1/09/14 7:21am

Red Hot Nickel Ball vs. Column of Velveeta: A Queso Volcano

Everyone's favorite fatally hot nickel ball is back to start the new year off right by finally taking on one of its most requested victims: a good, old-fashioned block of Velveeta cheese, just like mom used to unwrap. Who's ready for queso? » 1/02/14 12:20pm 1/02/14 12:20pm

Screw Salt, Wisconsin Is De-Icing Its Roads With Cheese Brine

Life handed Wisconsin lemons, and Wisconsin has come right back with the cheesiest lemonade you ever did see. Instead of spending thousands of dollars to dispose of cheese brine every year, Wisconsin will be putting that liquid provolone gold right back to use by pouring it onto the roads—which, in turn, is making… » 11/20/13 6:00pm 11/20/13 6:00pm

Would You Eat This Cheese Made from Human Armpit Sweat?

Folks often shy away from fancy cheese because it smells like feet. But what if the cheese was actually made from feet—or rather, the bacteria that makes your feet stink? A couple of bio-hacker artists decided to explore that possibility. And it sounds really gross. » 10/24/13 2:40pm 10/24/13 2:40pm

Of Course a Cheese Store Has a Tiny Grater Business Card

Since printing its address and contact details on a slice of muenster cheese would probably do more harm than good for Bon Vivant, the Brazilian-based cheese shop hired ad agency JWT to come up with something better. And in every way possible, this miniature cheese grater business card is a much better idea. » 5/14/13 10:00am 5/14/13 10:00am

Cheese Could Reduce Your Diabetes Risk

If you tend to avoid cheese at all costs to keep your weight in check, you might want to think about including a little in your meals—because a new study suggests that a those who eat cheese are at reduced risk of developing diabetes. » 7/24/12 9:20am 7/24/12 9:20am

Unspeakable Tragedy: $320 Million of Cheese Destroyed in Italian…

On Sunday, Northern Italy was rocked by a magnitude-6.0 earthquake. In the process, many cheese factories in the region suffered damage—and it is estimated that over 300,000 wheels of cheese, thought to be worth at least $320 million, have been destroyed. » 5/21/12 11:20am 5/21/12 11:20am

How to Make Fancy Homemade American Cheese with Science

Mark McClusky, special projects editor at Wired, just showed CHOW his go-to recipe for making fancy schmancy homemade Velveeta-style cheese which means you can steal his recipe and do the same thing. So instead of eating delicious processed cheese, you can gorge on delicious homemade cheese! » 2/07/12 7:00pm 2/07/12 7:00pm

I Want Pencil Shavings In My Salad—Parmesan Pencil Shavings, That Is

I'll get the bad news out with first: unfortunately only 500 sets of these parmesan pencils were made, and they're all sold out. But perhaps if we petition The Deli Garage, they'll magic new stock up out of thin air? » 7/19/11 12:20pm 7/19/11 12:20pm

This Building Looks Inspired by Cheese

OK—maybe it doesn't look like actual cheese, but this design center in France (dubbed "The Orange Cube") looks like the type of cheese that cartoon mice dream about and weirdos in Wisconsin wear on their heads. In reality, the building was designed by Jakob + Macfarlane Architects to revitalize the harbor districtin… » 3/03/11 1:40am 3/03/11 1:40am

Kraft Has a 400,000 Sq. Foot Underground Cheese Cave

That Kraft cheese slice you might chomp for lunch today? It came from a mammoth subterranean dairy bunker the company uses as dirt cheap refrigeration and storage, Wired reports. Inside a 70 year old mine that's still rocked by explosions. » 2/01/11 12:00pm 2/01/11 12:00pm

Would You Eat This Human Cheese Made from Human Breast Milk?

There is such thing as human cheese. How is it human? Well, er, it's made from the breast milk of women. Human women. That's not gross, right? It's breast milk, it's natural. Uh no, still gross. Would you eat it, though? » 1/22/11 4:00pm 1/22/11 4:00pm

What Was The Top Secret Payload Inside SpaceX's Dragon Spacecraft?

Did you know there was a very secret payload on board the Dragon spacecraft, the first private spaceship to reach orbit and return safely to Earth? SpaceX didn't reveal what it was until today. The answer is deliciously funny. » 12/09/10 4:46pm 12/09/10 4:46pm