Humans aren't the only living things that play host to the bacteria that causes acne. A team of researchers believe that our ancestors passed the microbe to grapevines thousands of years ago, the first known bacterial transfer from human to crop.
The tension between grape growers and hungry birds is at an all-time high. Standard-issue scarecrows have proven ineffective. Air cannons no longer startle. It's time to call in the secret weapon. Summon the Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Men.
It looks a lot like a dark-purple ristra, but this bundle of elongated pods is in fact made up entirely of grapes. They're called "witches fingers," and of you're in the U.S. they could be coming to a grocery store near you, and with them a variety of other weird grapes.
CNBC is reporting that wine inventories are experiencing an extended shortage which means people will either have to spend more for a quality bottle or go back to drinking Boone's Farm. Yuck. That's not fun for anybody.