Food and Drink

Here's Something We All Can Believe In: The 'Church of Beer'

Party people in Denmark built this house of holy brewskies from empty cans.

American Hero Beats the British at Their Own Cheese-Rolling Game

England weeps as a man wearing the American flag captures Cooper's Hill's coveted wheel of dairy.

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The Best Excuse Ever for Getting Your Groceries Delivered: It's Greener

If used right, online grocery services like Peapod and FreshDirect could help reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

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A Pantone-Style Color Guide for Beers

Now if only they made a corresponding line of beer-colored paints.

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Kennebunk Has a Cocktail That Costs $40,000

The "Ruby Rose" is made with premium vodka, grapefruit juice and a four-carat gemstone.

Johanna Mårtensson

Watch a Bread City Slowly Decompose Over 6 Months

A photographer built a city from bread and let it mold for half a year. These are the apocalyptic results.

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New Orleans Has a Soup That Supposedly Cures Hangovers

Research shows the bastardized Chinese dish "yakamein" has all the nutrients you need to overcome a night of hard drinking.

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Somebody Invented a Car that Runs on Coffee

The odd vehicle, which transforms old coffee grounds into hydrogen, recently set a Guinness land-speed record.

Stupid New Trend of the Day: 'Gallon Smashing'

Go into a grocery store. Pretend to fall down while carrying two gallons of milk. Post on the Internet.

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No More Alcohol for Egypt's Suburbs

Also, a Sydney mall muzzles screaming children and Winston Churchill gets the axe from downtown Nottingham.

Mathias Hintermann

Like to Eat Sausages While Cycling? Then This Bike Grill's for You

Here's how to become the most popular person in your 'hood, especially among large, sweaty men.

Explore a Japanese City Built From 100 Gingerbread Houses

Take a tour through savory alleys and delicious plazas from a gingerbread man's perspective.

Shelley Miller

Sugar-Based Graffiti That Confronts the Legacy of Slavery

These cake-frosting murals may look sweet, but their message is bitter. Also, beware of wasps!

What Not to Wear in Cocoa Beach, Florida: This Week in Bans

A "wholesome" beach community outlaws saggy pants, Rome goes to war with messy eaters and other banning news.

London Bartender Makes the 'World's Most Expensive Cocktail'

The $8,830 tipple is apparently the world's oldest cocktail, too.

Jorge Mañes Rubio

One Idea for Crime-Prone 'Hoods: Fill Them With Fake Crowds

An artist uses special effects to make dangerous public areas appear like bustling marketplaces.

Finland's Demographics, Translated Into High Cuisine

Immigration-rate lasagna, suicide soup and a "criminally stacked Russian salad": a look at the bizarre menu of Helsinki's Open Data Cooking Workshop.

Littlest Kansas Town Has Biggest Bathroom Pride

Here's the poop on the latest, greatest toilet news from around the world.

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A BBQ Grill Designed to Unify Estranged Neighbors

The "Buurbecue" acts as the food-grade grease that gets friendly chitchat rolling.