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Your Food Is Trying To Kill You

It's a dangerous world out there, and in the hopes of warning you of potentially deadly food hazards, we've put together a compilation of some of the edible terrors lying in wait. Foods with a high risk of fatality can be found right in your pantry, some are served in sushi restaurants, while others can [...]

Trailer for the Documentary Tapped [video]

Here's the trailer for the documentary Tapped (warning: window-resizing website), a film about the multi-billion dollar bottled water industry and its effect on "climate change, pollution, health and our reliance on oil." Kind of like the Food, Inc. of bottled water, the film goes into terrifying detail about the highly unregulated industry that supplies 29 [...]

Glacia Icebox: Water in a Biodegradable Box

One of the standouts of our visit to New York's Fancy Food Show: the Glacia Icebox. Pure arctic spring water from Norway — "the best water in the world" no less — all in a completely recyclable, biodegradable, and non-toxic box. Get this: even with shipping from Norway, the small boxes have a carbon footprint [...]

Astronauts Now Drinking Recycled Urine [video]

Astronauts aboard the international space station activated the new water recycling system that generates drinking water from "urine, sweat and water that condenses from exhaled air." Said astronaut Michael Barratt, "The taste is great."
Of course the AP had to go there: "At the international space station, it was one small sip for man and a [...]

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