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Watch A Guy Called The L.A. Beast Eat An Entire Watermelon, Skin And All

Please do not try this at home. Please, don't.
Jul 21, 2014 1:00 pm

Like Transformers sequels and cut-off jean shorts (Knicks, can please bring back jorts, the dude is available), watermelon can be a pretty polarizing summer topic. As in, some people cannot wait to knife into the hulking fruit, while for others it inspires quite the gag reflex. And speaking of gag reflex, we were clicking around Facebook this weekend and this 13-minute watermelon video somehow appeared in our stream. Check it out.

Video: The Great Butcher Dario Cecchini Presents His Ribeyes!

This Italian legend gets VERY excited about steak
Jul 17, 2014 11:00 am

There are butchers and then there is Dario Cecchini, the most famous butcher in the world. From a tiny shop in the tiny town of Panzano in the Chianti region of Tuscany, Cecchini is the king of a meat empire focused on its prime jewel: the bistecca Fiorentina, a humongous porterhouse sourced from Chianina cattle and cooked over an open charcoal grill. Watch Cecchini present his finest work with the panache of a ringmaster, right here.

Video: David Chang's Fried Chicken With Caviar Recipe. This Is A Classic.

That's right: Fried chicken. Caviar. David Chang.
Jul 8, 2014 4:02 pm

Sometimes, there’s a video that stays with you long after you watch it. That’s been the case for us with this clip featuring a rather, er, decadent recipe from Momofuku empire founder David Chang. It's definitely out there (to say the least), but it’s precisely this far-out, innovative thinking that’s defined Chang’s masterful career over the past decade. The animated clip, after the jump.

Cray! This Is How Fortune Cookies Are Made.

But really, how do they do it?
Jul 8, 2014 11:00 am

We’ve all experienced the wonder that is the fortune cookie. Sure, you’ve just polished off full plates of General Tso’s Chicken and orange beef, but are yet somehow still able to take down that two-pointed sweet crisp made from flour, sugar, vanilla and sesame seed oil that comes with the check. Have you ever wondered just how exactly fortune cookies are created, though? Read on.

Here's How James Bond Reacts To Funky Southeast Asian Wine

Some vintages should be judged by label alone
Jul 7, 2014 2:00 pm

In the 1974 film The Man With The Golden Gun, British spy James Bond (played by the saucy Roger Moore) is dining with a paramour in Thailand when a waiter presents the table with a fresh bottle of local wine. The dashing secret agent, a noted Bollinger snob, is immediately taken aback by the label: "Phuyuck?"

Insects Are The Next Superfood, And You Better Get Used To It

There's an argument to be made for eating bugs
Jul 1, 2014 4:00 pm

Acai. Greek yogurt. Kale. It’s no secret that these are considered to be some of the country’s most well known “superfoods” of the moment. But might we soon be adding, er, crickets to this list? A video makes a compelling case for eating bugs, after the jump.

Video: McDonald's Pranks Vegas Actors With Fake 'Zombie Musical'

The fry-slingers got these poor folks SO BAD!
Jun 25, 2014 4:00 pm

A few weeks ago, ads went up around Vegas looking for performers to audition for a zombie-themed musical on the Vegas Strip called “Hunger in the Night.” Hordes of actors showed up in Downtown Vegas for their chance at stardom. The problem (and punchline) is, the show doesn't exist.

Video: An Idaho Farm Presents Twerking x No Pesticide Plants

Taking the low-budget local ad to a whole new level
May 29, 2014 3:30 pm

We’ve all got a few favorite low-budget local commercials. You know, those insanely bad, somewhat comical ads for car dealerships and exterminators that feature some sort of cheesy jingle. The ones bordering on “so bad that it’s good.” Well, one small farm in Idaho is looking to change the perception that all these ads should be grouped together. The video, after the jump.

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