It sounds like it could be something that Q hands to Bond, but researchers have developed a way to incorporate carbon nanotubes into chewing gum so that the sticky mass can be used as a stretchable, bendable medical sensor.
You've heard the warnings: If you swallow gum, it will stay in your digestive system for nearly a decade. Which would mean there's a decent chance you've got some hanging out in your gut right now.
That gigantic yellow stained ball of goopness? It's made from 95,200 piece of chewed Nicorette gum. It's the love creation of Barry Chappell, who started rolling his chewed gum into a ball back in 2006. Six years later, it's now 62 inches in circumference and weighs 175 pounds of rubber, saliva and nastiness. People…
Why do people chew gum? If an anthropologist from Mars ever visited a typical supermarket, they'd be confounded by those shelves near the checkout aisle that display dozens of flavored gum options. Chewing without eating seems like such a ridiculous habit, the oral equivalent of running on a treadmill. And yet, people…
I don't know, gum today—when I was a kid, you could stick it behind your ear and still guarantee it'd be there nine days later. Kids of today will never know the pain of having it scraped from their hair.
Ben Wilson, a British artist, paints tiny little paintings on the chewing gum that mar the sidewalk of London. He transforms those black and grey blobs into delightful, colorful and meaningful works of art.
Sure it's a commercial for Orbit gum. That doesn't mean we can't enjoy smiles being fruvigorously faceblasted—periodontry by pericarp.
Today in the Gizmodo junk cabinet called Remainders we've got another report of a Verizon iPhone, a slightly-skinned new Android phone from Acer, death by exploding gum, and a questionable report of Microsoft being kind of a dick. Onward!
Bill Gates is on another charitable streak through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with a $100,000 investment to find a way to fight childhood malaria with chocolate and gum.
Better than chewing on your Wii controller, or have the dog chew on your face (which ours has just done to Jesús, so guess who's off to see her husband in ER in a minute?) this official Wii chewing gum is a snip at four bucks. Normally, this is where I type something stupid, but it just doesn't seem appropriate. [GK…