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  1. The World’s First Lab-Grown Burger Got Eaten Today, Apparently Wasn’t That Bad

    So far no one who tasted it has died or grown any chin-tentacles yet, either.

    Remember that lab-grown stem cell burger we told you about last week? Well, a few food critics actually got the chance to taste the "burger" in central London today, and they said it's actually pretty good. It's still not meat, but hey, it's better than a veggie burger. Those things are the worst.

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  2. World’s First Lab-Grown Hamburger Gets a Taste Test This Week

    Grey, slimy, and cultured in a series of test tubes -- in other words, just like Mom used to make.

    The world's first hamburger grown entirely in a laboratory will be served in London this week, apparently to the anonymous donor who las largely funded its creation. Here's hoping the meat, which is reportedly grey in color with a slippery, squid-like consistency before cooking, proves worth the almost $400,000 that's already gone into creating it.

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  3. Synthetic Hamburger Patty Grown in Test Tubes Only Cost $325,000 to Make

    Have you ever wanted to just eat a burger without that sinking feeling that somewhere, a cow's family has declared you their mortal enemy? You could get your chance in just a few weeks when a beef hamburger created from entirely lab-grown cells hits the grill in London. If you're intent on sampling the petri dish patty, though, you'll want to bring your checkbook, as this proof of principle for lab-grown meat cost an estimated $325,000 to make.

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  4. Carl’s Jr. Ice Cream Brrrger Looks Kind of Gross, is Normal Ice Cream

    Upon closer inspection, the above cheeseburger isn't weird frosting dripping out of odd-looking ground beef, but is actually made entirely of dessert. Carl's Jr., a fast food chain you may not be familiar with if you live in the eastern half of the United States, is reportedly working on new dessert experiment the Carl's Jr. Ice Cream Brrrger; like one of those ice cream cookie sandwiches, but simulating a hamburger, and looking nearly identical to ground beef at a glance.

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  5. Geekolinks: 7/19

    Cheat Sheets for everything (Cheat Sheets)

    Hamburger made of bacon (GeekDad)

    Axe Cop and Dr. McNinja teaming up (ComicsAlliance)

    Netflix streaming coming to Canada (CNET)

    The Millenium Falcon guitar (Urlesque)

    Photos from Sign Post Forest (Spluch)

    The rock 'n roll baby name dictionary (Flavorwire)

    (title image via Daily What)

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