Why A Grape Turns Into A Fireball In A Microwave


THE INTERNET IS full of videos of thoughtful people setting things on fire. Here’s a perennial favorite: Cleave a grape in half, leaving a little skin connecting the two hemispheres. Blitz it in the microwave for five seconds. For one glorious moment, the grape halves will produce a fireball unfit for domestic life.

 

5 Great Valentine’s Day Gifts For Coffee Lovers


What’s more romantic than a cup of wonderful coffee brought to you in bed? Assuming your favourite person already has that base covered, here are a few loving suggestions for the coffee person in your life.

 

Get Your Lover A Chocolate Replica Of Your Head For Valentine’s Day


This year, you can embrace your narcissistic side and get your lover a replica of your head, made from chocolate and covered in gold dust (sadly not the real kind).

 

The R4 000 Kettle That Takes 6 Minutes To Boil


Getting your morning cuppa out of this R4 000 kettle could send your blood boiling instead – it takes a ‘painfully slow’ six minutes until the water is ready to pour.

 

Make Every Hour Happy Hour With This Oversized Wine Bottle Pillow


If you want to enjoy rosé all day without the hangover, you’ll want to get your hands on Urban Outfiters’ snugly new Rosé Bottle Oversized Pillow. With this pretty pink pillow, every hour can be happy hour.

 

Pop-up Bar Located In A Rubbish Dump Is Designed To Make Drinkers Think About Sustainability


An unusual pop-up bar is pulling the crowds in Tokyo. Gomi (meaning trash) Pit is located at a local waste facility and incinerator.

 

This Horror-themed Pop-up Bar Is Serving Cocktails Made With Pig’s Blood


A new horror-themed pop-up bar is coming to London this weekend and is offering their guests cocktails made with real blood.

 

This European Country Drinks More Beer Than Anyone Else In The World


If you’re planning a trip where you can drink endless beer and pay less for it than you would for water, your dream destination is to the best beer-drinking location in the world: Prague in the Czech Republic.

 

Did You Know There Is Ink In Your Tea?


Like any plant, the tea plant is composed of hundreds of different compounds. Some of the most interesting ones fall into the category of polyphenols, so called because of their molecular structure. These compounds, specifically a sub-category called “tannins” are responsible for the dark color you sometimes get in tea and they also account for the possible health benefits of tea.

 

The Next Big Food Trend In Tokyo Is Poo Ice Cream (and no, we are not talking about the bear)


While the rest of the world is getting excited over goat meat and cauliflower steaks, over in Tokyo there’s a much more exciting food trend afoot.