Mountain Dew. The oh so sweet is it yellow? is it green? nectar of the geek gods and fuel for gamers has flame retardant in it. Yup. Mountain Dew, along with 10 percent of sodas in the US, contains brominated vegetable oil (BVO), a flame retardant chemical banned in Europe and Japan.
What do you get when you combine a great taste and an awesome name into a fruit that hasn't even been around for 40 years? You get the Dekopon. And according to the L.A. Times' David Karp, it's the best tasting citrus fruit he's ever had (he claims to have tried over 1000 citrus varieties).
If you're tired of using entire halves of your citrus fruits when you're squeezing, try these Stainless-Steel Citrus Squeezers by Global Decor, that for some reason, look like fish. Lemons? Maybe. Fish, not so much. These are for small squeezing jobs, like your gin and tonic. Though I really don't mind using my…