Rising and falling in this week's landscape news: the rise of artificial snow and the fall of a Chinese agricultural spy, the rise of corn and the fall of male frogs. »
This is corn. No, it's not photoshopped. Yes, it's real. It's a corn variety called Glass Gem Corn and though it may look like jelly beans or beads, it's real, actual, edible corn. What in the world? »
Kids these days are so unhealthy! All they want to eat is junk food and fried things. Ideas man Shed Simove wants to address this problem by making healthy eating more fun. Witness his latest creation, the Cornobi. »
Before we start talking about the evils of high-fructose corn syrup, let's consider that it might just seem like it's bad for us because of its name. So let's just call it "corn sugar" instead and all will be well. »
Lexon recently announced a new line of sustainably powered gadgets that are decidedly down to Earth. That is, they're made from bamboo and maize bio-plastics. And let me tell you, corn has never looked better. »
OXO's kitchen gadget for taking corn off the cob combines a mouse-shaped handle with a blade and measuring cup. The only other way to get corn off the cob is with a huge knife (fun but not safe) or manually with your chompers. (Which is not a good idea if you're meaning to spit it back into a communal salad bowl.) [OXO »
Some of your humble narrators here at the Giz reside in the Midwest, where we are constantly looking for improved ways to consume corn. Help may have arrived. According to its makers, the Corn Bobber turns everyday eating of corn on the cob into a "sophisticated epicurean delight." See for yourself!