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

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

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

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