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  1. There Is A Sailor Moon Crystal Cafe In Japan, Just Leave Me There To Die

    ~*KAWAII*~

    In collaboration with Namco's Ani-ON! Station cafe in Shinjuku, Sailor Moon Crystal has opened its very own Usagi-themed cafe! Just take me there to eat Serena's Favorite Waffles and drink themed beverages forever.

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  2. Japanese Juice Company Creates a Backpack That Feeds Tomatoes To Runners

    The rest of the world better ketchup.

    Between smart watches, fitness trackers, and tomato dispensing backpacks, wearable technology is the way to go. Yup, you read that right —if the latter is on your wish list, The Tomatan has got you covered.

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  3. Russia Now Selling Cosmonaut Cuisine in Earth-Bound Vending Machines

    Recommended by 4/5 Dr.Spacemans.

    According to Sputnik News, visitors to Moscow's All-Russian Exhibition Center can now enjoy ISS dining without ever needing to leave Earth! Y...ay?

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  4. British Farmers Claim to Have Created Onions that Don’t Cause Tears or Bad Breath

    That would make one weaksauce sigil.

    Truly we live in tepid times: according to The Telegraph, a Mr. Alastair Findlay of the Bedfordshire Growers has created a new variety of red onion designed to eliminate onion-related sobbing, bad breath, and all ensuing social anxiety. Time to find a new patron vegetable, ninjas!

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  5. Chinese Restaurant Lets Beautiful People Eat Free, Reinforces Society’s Beauty Bubble Standards

    Paging Dr. Drew.

    If you're feeling particularly self-confident, there's a restaurant that will literally subject your face to a panel of judges and if they find your face aesthetically pleasing, they'll grant you a free meal. You bubble dwellers will have to go all the way to China to get your free food, but at least your Chinese is probably as good as Jack Donaghy and Dr. Drew Baird's French.

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  6. If Spoiled Food Is Bad for Us, Why Do We Also Love It So Much?

    Because microbes help us get cultured!

    Aside from some microbes being able to kill us and some being harmless, what's the difference between "spoiled" food that we eat and the kind that we don't? It's all a matter of taste (and sometimes texture).

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  7. Watch a Pair of Stupid Americans Try The Foods of Doctor Who

    Spoiler alert: DO NOT EAT FISH FINGERS AND CUSTARD.

    Join two "stupid Americans" as they try out various foods talked about in Doctor Who, including Jammie Dodges, Jelly Babies, porridge with salt, and, of course, fish fingers and custard.

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  8. Things We Saw Today: One Person Cosplays Every Johnny Depp Character Because Why Not?

    Captain Ichabod Scissorhands at your service.

    Somebody went to incredibly great lengths to get all the costume pieces together to cosplay as every Johnny Depp character. At least that difficulty was probably balanced out by the fact that 90% of them are basically the same. *Ducks and covers.*

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  9. Man Who Invented The Pringles Can Is Now Buried In One

    Top that, string cheese dude.

    Disclaimer: this story, much like the Pringles now growing beards under your couch, is a little old. But as anyone familiar with popping vs. stopping standards will understand, there is no statute of limitations on weird junk food burial news. Plus, I just really like saying "potato coffin."

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  10. Things We Saw Today: Who Just Said “Skull-Shaped Pizza Rolls”?

    It's so beautiful.

    OH MY GOD. OH MY GOD. OH MY GOD. OH MY GOD. OH MY GOD.

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  11. Japan’s Burger King Introduces “Kuro Burger” With Black Cheese, Buns, and Sauce

    ./' I see a burger and I want it painted black ./'

    God, would you get a look at the sad state of fast food products these days, with their stupid preppy yellow cheese and their red ketchup? They're such conformists. If you consider yourself beyond all that gross consumerism, then Japan's Burger King has the perfect thing for you to rebel against those other sandwich-sheeple while still getting to actually participate in gross consumerism anyway.

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  12. Learn How to Make Baby Groot Cupcakes That Are So Cute You’ll Feel Like a Monster Eating Them

    But can he dance?

    JK Denim from Koalipops makes these baby Groot cupcakes look remarkably easy to whip up. Which I still won't do, because I'm lazy as hell. If it takes more effort than canned soup, cold cuts, chips and dip, or going to a diner, I proooobably won't do it. I'm not proud.

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  13. Did You Ever Think, “There Should Be A Hannibal Cookbook?” Well NBC Is Making One.

    Damn, I'm out of fava beans!

    I personally have never had such a thought. Nope. Never.

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  14. New Japanese Pizza Hut Campaign Imagines Cats As Employees

    At last, a perfect outlet for all our Samurai Pizza Cat jokes!

    Never before have I seen a web series so accurately depict the misanthropic ennui that comes with being a part of of the food service industry as Japan's Pizza Hut chain has in their latest campaign. "But the cats aren't doing anything," you're probably saying. "They're just sitting there with little kitty scowls on their faces!" Yes, and if you've ever worked behind a counter, you know that this is exactly what your soul feels like when you're back there: a bored, scowling cat. Genius.

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  15. Doctor Who Themed Restaurant Lands In NY. Or Was It Always There?

    *I* *am* *eating*!

    New York (specifically Brooklyn) already boasts The Way Station, a bar with a TARDIS for a bathroom. But now the state claims another geeky notch on its belt—The Pandorica, a Doctor Who inspired restaurant.

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  16. “Puzzle Potatoes” Make Us Want to Play Tetris With Our Food

    Tetris tots?

    I have a one-year-old daughter who I'm currently trying to teach not to play with her food. This isn't helping. US Foods now has Tetris tetromino-shaped tater tots. Now I want to play with my food. They're calling them "Puzzle Potatoes" for obvious licensing reasons, but it also looks like they left out the long straight piece. How am I going to get that bonus?

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  17. AsapSCIENCE Makes a Compelling Case for Why We Should All Eat Bugs

    Let's see how many crickets we can fit in our mouths!

    Have you ever eaten bug? Actually, you probably have, but have you ever eaten one on purpose? AsapSCIENCE's latest video explains that maybe you should consider eating more of them. They also make a secondary case for why you should probably lay off the beef.

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  18. Nestlé Wants to Build a Food Replicator, Calling It “Iron Man” and Not Some Star Trek Joke Why Exactly?

    Tea. Earl grey. Hot.

    magine a machine that can mix nutrients and provide you with the perfect food-like substance for your needs. Now stop it. That's what's Nestle is imagining, so you can start imagining something else -- like a Star Trek related name instead of the "Iron Man" which is what Nestle wants to call this thing.

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  19. PBS FoodBuzz Explains the Science of Gluten, and Why You Should Actually Be Avoiding FODMAPS [VIDEO]

    It's gluterrific!

    The new anti-gluten craze has taken the supermarket by storm, and while most of us think it's pretty overhyped, our evidence could stand to see some repeating. Enter PBS FoodBuzz host Chris Hauselt to remind us that gluten's really not the horrific food monster that you might think it is.

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  20. Scientists Develop Method of Exploring Mouthfeel, Improve Ice Cream

    Computer, try "toast sandwich."

    Eating is a profound experience that goes beyond just taste, so when a team of researchers decided to do the Lord's work and perfect ice cream, they needed to evaluate more than flavor. They had to develop a standardized method of monitoring mouthfeel.

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