Tag: food

Apr 24, 2014

This is What 200 Calories of Various Everyday Foods Looks Like

This is What 200 Calories of Various Everyday Foods Looks Like

The fine folks at wiseGEEK put together a fascinating list of 71 food items and how much of each equals 200 calories. All foods were shot using the same dinner plate, which measures 10.25 inches (26 cm) in diameter; and the same bowl (if necessary), with a diameter of 6.25 inches (16cm). This list…

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Apr 21, 2014

This Video Transforms Cooking Into the Adventure of a Lifetime

This Video Transforms Cooking Into the Adventure of a Lifetime

In this completely over-the-top video, cooking is transformed into the adventure of a lifetime with fast cuts, intense zooms and brilliant sound editing. Foods transform into landscapes, gas stovetops become jet engines and chefs transform into daring explorers of new frontiers. It’s a creative spin on an activity many of us do daily. Venture…

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Apr 10, 2014

This 3000 Year Old Amulet Kind of Looks Like a Gummy Bear

This 3000 Year Old Amulet Kind of Looks Like a Gummy Bear

Photographer Unknown via innuendoPL The story goes that this amber bear amulet was found in 1887 in a peat bog near Slupsk, a city in northern Poland. The amber bear is believed to be from the Neolithic period and was dated between 1700 and 650 BC. Until 1945 the ‘amber bear of happiness‘ was…

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Apr 8, 2014

Babies Tasting Lemons for the Very First Time

Babies Tasting Lemons for the Very First Time

In 2013, photographers April Maciborka and David Wile collaborated on a studio project called Pucker. The goal was simple, capture babies tasting lemons for the very first time. While a hilarious series of portraits were published last year, April and David just posted the video footage to YouTube last week and the results are…

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Apr 3, 2014

The Shortest Film Ever Nominated for an Oscar

The Shortest Film Ever Nominated for an Oscar

Fresh Guacamole is a 2012 animated short film written and directed by PES. With a running time of 100 seconds it is the shortest film ever nominated for an Oscar when the film was nominated in 2013 for ‘Best Animated Short Film’. Fresh Guacamole was originally commissioned by Showtime as part of its “Short…

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Mar 28, 2014

Picture of the Day: Warhol Revisited

Picture of the Day: Warhol Revisited

WARHOL REVISITED Photograph by LINDSEY WOHLMAN Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Artist and photographer Lindsey Wohlman reimagines Andy Warhol’s famous Campbell’s Soup Cans in a Kickstarter funded project entitled, Warhol Soup Cans Naked & Unlabeled. The artist is half-way through the project as Warhol’s original piece featured 32 soup cans.…

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Mar 26, 2014

Country Maps Made from Regional Foods

Country Maps Made from Regional Foods

Originally inspired by a passion for travel, Food Maps by Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves, use regional foods to create physical maps of countries and continents around the world. This does not necessarily mean the food originally came from the country, just that it is heavily incorporated into the country’s cuisine. As the duo…

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