Food and Drink

Want To Enjoy Your Food More? Get A Dog Nose

Woof! It is well known that dogs have a far superior sense of smell to that of humans. There is now a product coming on the market that will help you have more of a canine sense of smell so that you can taste your food more fully. It is called the Olfactic Dog Nose. You soak it in warm water and wear it for about ten minutes before eating, which is fine if you don't mind looking like some strange Goth clown in the restaurant while waiting for your meal.

Want To Try Something New And Exotic? How About Crocodile Ice Cream?

Did you ever think that you would hear about anything as strange as Crocodile Ice Cream? Okay, maybe in a cartoon, but this is a real thing. It the signature food featured at a sweet shop in the Philippines and comes in three tasty flavors popular in Asia -- durian, pandan, and dragon fruit. Americans being as squeamish as most of us are over unusual food, this sounds a bit stomach churning.

Even Einstein Can't Stand This Funky Fish Jerky

Smart Way's dried fish jerky comes in Salmon, Seaweed, and Black Sesame flavors and features the (no doubt unauthorized) image of noted smart guy Albert Einstein right on the front of each bag. We're not sure if that's an endorsement or a prediction.

GoSun Stove: Bring It Anywhere And Cook Just About Anything Under The Sun

How would you like to have a hot meal anywhere you go? On a picnic, in the backyard, camping, on a hike? With the GoSun Stove, you can cook anything under the sun, literally. Anywhere there is sunlight, the GoSun Stove can harness that energy and cook a meal. 

When It Comes To Cute Food, You Can't Beet Pink Curry

Welcome to Japan, where the burgers are black, the beer is blue and the curry is pink... at least THIS curry is, thanks to a special recipe that employs pink soy sauce tinted with beet extract. Dwight Schrute would surely approve.

Calling All Inventors! Help Solve A Global Food System Challenge

The world's food supply and distribution methods are being challenged by a growing population, climate change, over-cropped soil, chemical contaminants and other environmental factors. The challenges are many and so are the possible efficient solutions, and you are being invited to develop a solution based on one of nature's ways of solving them. Sponsored by the Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge (BGDC) awaits your solution with a $100,000 "Ray of Hope" prize for the winner and access to the tools you need to get your design manufactured and ready to go to work!

Siretoco Baby Panda Donuts Could Be The Cutest Donuts EVAR!

Now you can face your inner panda and eat it too, thanks to Siretoco Donuts and their sweet Panda-tastic variation on Toad In The Hole. Not only are the donuts delicious, they provide full value for your dollar since you're not paying for empty space.

Make Bread With One Dish? Easy With All In One Lékué Bread Maker

Baking your own bread is an attractive proposition when you consider freshness, taste, the lack of additives, and reduced salt content. It is not so attractive when you consider the time and the mess involved.  The Lékué Bread Maker is a simple-looking bowl that makes baking your own bread a whole lot easier and a lot less messy. And it does it all without using extra electricity and extra moving parts.

Want To Cook Something New? How About Using A Condom?

No, this isn't the beginning of some lame dirty joke. The condom cookbook is a real thing -- in Japan. The book is titled "Condom Meals I Want To Make For You." I hope that the title is catchier in Japanese. In English it just kind of lays there on the page. The ebook is filled with 11 supposedly delicious recipes that involve the use of a condom in the preparation. Fortunately it does not actually require the eating of the condom.

Fleeceleeves Cuddle Your Coffee Cup The Eco-Friendly Way

Java junkies feeling guilty about tossing out cardboard coffee cup sleeves after each use now have a fashionable, innovative, eco-friendly alternative: the Fleeceleeve! Available in a wide range of colors and patterns, these fleecy mug-huggers fit almost any cup and can be over and over again.

The Campfire In A Can Is A Better Option Than The Traditional Campfire

Planning your next camping trip? Or a backyard barbeque with friends? Maybe you just want a starry night with a glass of wine and a fire? Whatever your campfire and barbeque needs, the Campfire In A Can is a convenient way to enjoy a campfire.

Hot Looking Customers Eat Hot-Pot Free At "Pay By Face" Restaurant

A hot-pot restaurant in Zhengzhou, China has come up with an innovative cross-promotion with a nearby plastic surgery clinic. Dubbed “FREE MEAL FOR GOODLOOKING” on the cafe's outdoor sign, the promo provides free meals for attractive customers whose scanned faces are remotely rated as such by clinic consultants.

Grow Your Own Food Indoors With Ecofarm

There are quite a few "indoor gardening" products on the market, but very few that make use of aquaponics. Aquaponics combines aquaculture (raising fish and the like) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in the water) in symbiotic environment. Ecofarm is one of those products.

Problem Solver: Beer Company Fuels Corporate Creativity With Drinking Formula

If you thought that "day drinking" was something better left behind with your college days, you might be pleasantly surprised to learn what a new company is encouraging people to do to trigger their creativity.

Space Tea Lets You Taste The Universe, One Cup At A Time

Space Tea is formulated to exude the fragrance of the universe, which if you weren't aware reeks of raspberries and rum. The herbal infusion also seeks to evoke for Earthbound imbibers the unique sweet smell spacewalking astronauts have noted upon their return to the International Space Station.