There's raw unfiltered honey, and then honey that you harvest right in the comfort of your own living room, thanks to the innovative BEEcosystem. Yes, a startup has created a pre-built indoor/outdoor beekeeping system that can be attached to your wall, over a fireplace, next to a bookshelf, or wherever it fits your decor. This means you won't have to visit your local farmer's market for fresh honey, as it's "an indoor observation honeybee hive that literally brings your living room to life." Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Confectionary artist Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin specializes in baking pop culture-inspired pies that look almost too good to eat, like the General Organa masterpiece you see above. It all started when she formed "Pies are awesome," and the rest is social media history. "My mission is to show the world that not only can pies go head-to-head against the poshest wedding cakes and fancy-pants desserts on the most discerning buffet tables of the world, but that they can be fun and easy to pull off too," said Jessica. Continue reading to see more.
The GoSun Portable Solar Oven does not require any external heating elements or power, just the sun. Simply load it up with food and relax, no monitoring required. It retains your food's flavor and nutrition cooking from 360°, like a slow cooker, but faster. Bake, roast, steam and saute, nothing is off limits. When you're done cooking, just keep the tray closed to keep your food hot and ready to eat for hours, no sun required. Cooks a meal in as little as 20 minutes, reaching temperatures up to 550°F (290°C) in full sunlight. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.
There's the Death Star popcorn maker, and then these Star Wars-inspired food creations by Stockholm-based "Star Wars Bakery". They've created several holiday treats, but their most famous one to date is the giant Imperial Star Destroyer that you see above. Happen to be in Stockholm, Sweden right now? Then head on over to the DICE headquarters to see the magnificent gingerbread vehicle in person. Continue reading to see some of their other works.
Whether if you're photographing things with a smartphone or high-end DSLR, there's no denying that you'll capture a few random things, such as a rock, that appear to resemble something else. Other examples include: a chocolate bar-like gemstone, salmon belly toothpaste, a meaty golf ball, potato rock, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.
You can find just about anything on the internet these days, and for those who want a quick Thanksgiving dinner, there's this bizarre Pringles chip kit. Unfortunately, "the exclusive rollout of Pringles Thanksgiving Dinner is available exclusively to members of the media and selected influencers," which means you'll have to find someone in the know to track one down. Continue reading for another hands-on video review, more pictures and information.
Vocktail is touted as the world's first virtual cocktail, or in other words, a high-tech glass that transforms normal water into various other drinks. This is made possible through multi-sensory stimulation, which tricks your eyes, nose and taste buds into thinking they're consuming something completely different. The glass comes equipped with color-changing LED lights, sliver electrodes on the rim of the glass, and three micro air pumps equipped with flavor cartridges, which are activated when a person drinks from the glass. Click here for the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Good Mythical Morning showing how to cook a turkey on a car engine.
Ice Check by Pure Vanity is a strange, yet real, app that enables you to see if the nearby McDonalds locations have working ice cream machines. It was created by Raina McLeod and uses GPS as well as user input to tell you if a machine is in service, based upon crowd-sourced reports. "I came up with the idea for the app around a year ago, after a late night Oreo McFlurry craving went unfulfilled due to the ice cream machine being down," McLeod told Buzzfeed. App page. Continue reading for another video and more information.
If you're looking for a quirky gift this holiday season, don't count on getting one of these KFC bath bombs, as they're only available to 100 lucky fans via a Twitter lottery. That's right, these drumstick-shaped novelty items were created in partnership with Village Vanguard, and offered through a campaign that runs from Nov. 1-15. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Architectural designer and pastry chef Dinara Kasko from Ukraine combines baking with geometric figures and architectural designs using graphical algorithm editor Grasshopper and a 3D printer. The cake above was inspired by the works of artist and engineer Matthew Shlian, and consists of 81 uniquely-shaped cakes layered with meringue, ganache, berry confit, a crunchy biscuit, all covered with pink Ruby chocolate. Continue reading for another video and more information. Click here for a few bonus images.