The inside of fruits and vegetables look like galaxies and alien guts

I love Andy Ellison's Inside Insides blog, a world of wonder where he posts the guts of food as taken by an fMRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanner. This display of reverse fireworks—or a nuclear chain reaction—is broccoli. Some of them look like alien guts, like this kiwano. » 4/07/14 6:57pm 4/07/14 6:57pm

Fruits And Vegetables Are More Aware Than You Think

You might not think that spinach knows what's up, but the produce in your fridge is still alive and aware. Which is creepy. But kind of awesome. According to new research, fruits and vegetables still have circadian rhythms up to a week after being harvested. And they respond to light patterns by producing chemical… » 6/23/13 10:48am 6/23/13 10:48am

How To Turn Fruits And Vegetables Into a Delicious Musical Instrument

If you wanted to learn an unconventional instrument, maybe you'd opt for the accordion or the glockenspiel. J.viewz decided to build his own. Out of fruits and vegetables. Sure, he didn't have to use fruits and vegetables to create the effect, but it just wouldn't be the same without them. Song's not half bad… » 3/03/13 9:00pm 3/03/13 9:00pm

Apples or Oranges? This Smart Scale Can Tell the Difference

I happen to love the automated checkout lines at the supermarket, but I hate the five or six seconds of my day that are wasted there when I have to manually input the name of the produce I'm weighing on the scale. Lucky for me, and for other lazy people who absolutely have to have those five seconds back, there's a… » 8/03/08 6:00pm 8/03/08 6:00pm