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This Delicious Chocolate Sphere Melts Away to Reveal Ice Cream Inside

Desserts don’t need to be particularly fancy because even the simplest ones are delicious. But I do love it when desserts play some sort of trick or hide something from plain sight. Take this chocolate ball by Byron Talbott. When you pour warm caramel over the ball, the chocolate melts away and reveals that there’s…

This beautiful spinning chocolate cake hides hilarious animations

Oh, this is great. Alexandre Dubosc made this wonderful zoetrope that uses chocolate and popcorn to animate itself. As the multi-layer cake spins around, different things begin to appear as if they’re moving and it’s all perfectly matched with the sound. Corn kernels pop, popcorn gets catapulted and chocolate mouths…

Once Again, The Media Is Overhyping The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

“There does not appear to be evidence that chocolate should be avoided in terms of impact on cardiovascular risk.” So conclude the authors of a report published Monday in the august medical journal Heart. Their takeaway is decidedly unsexy (takeaways from well-conducted health studies, which the aforementioned…

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

“Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of German researchers had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 percent faster if they ate a chocolate bar every day. It made the front page of Bild, Europe’s largest daily newspaper, just beneath their update about the Germanwings crash. From there, it…

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A Pen That Writes In Chocolate Is Just About the Best Thing Ever

Bic has been churning out ballpoint pens and other writing instruments since 1945, but to date the company's R&D department hasn't come up with an innovation in writing as ground-breaking as Skyrocket Toys' Candy Craft Chocolate Pen. If you're having trouble understanding why it's so awesome, let us reiterate: it's a…