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Why the most viable Mars colonist candidates sleep late and eat meat
Jan 26, 2016

As we patiently wait for the first mission to actually send colonists to Mars, scientists are trying to figure out which people might be best suited to setting up shop on the Red Planet.

Bizarre Star Wars 3D promotional blitz is targeting our stomachs
Jul 4, 2015

Fox and Lucasfilm are kicking their Phantom Menace-in-3D ad campaign into gear and, perhaps thinking they can't appeal to geeks' hearts or minds any more, they're heading right for the gut with a pair of puzzling food-related gimmicks.

12 fantastic superheroic logos made entirely out of (WTF?) food
Jun 25, 2015

I know what you're thinking: If only there was a way for me to indulge in my geekery without having to break for things like "meals." Well, problem solved, True Believers!

Nestle foods is trying to make a real-life, Star Trek-style food replicator
Jun 23, 2014

What better way to make sure we’re all healthy, be it on a starship or right here on Earth, than to create a machine that figures out exactly what we need, then gives it to us?

Guy eats entire Denny's Hobbit menu at once, somehow survives
Jan 14, 2013

So, in case you hadn't heard, Denny's has a whole menu of special items that tie in to the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, including everything from Bilbo's Berry Smoothie to something called a "Hobbit Hole Breakfast." If that wasn't enough strange for you, a competitive eater just decided to eat the whole menu in one sitting, and much like a dwarf facing down a dragon, he made it out alive.

Denny's thinks you'll be willing to drink a Bilbo's Berry Smoothie
Dec 17, 2012

There are a lot of tie-ins you can expect to see when a very, very merchandise-friendly flick like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey heads to theaters. You expect toys, T-shirts, posters, maybe even Happy Meal toys. But did you see a complete Hobbit-themed Denny's menu coming? Yeah ... neither did we.

So which wine should a zombie choose when chomping on human flesh?
Dec 17, 2012

We usually think of zombies as mindless shambling monsters who want nothing more than to munch on human flesh all day. But what about the zombies with a more refined palate? What if they want to pair their brain cravings with a nice glass of wine? Thankfully, wine experts have some answers.

Darth Vader + 6 more sci-fi and horror icons made into ice cream
Dec 17, 2012

On a hot summer day, when you want something to help cool off, the last thing you might think of is Darth Vader's head. But a Russian design company is changing that with a new line of sci-fi, horror and pop culture-inspired frozen treats.