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If Fruit Could Move

If Fruit Could Move

Animator Jan Elsner’s short film ÖBST envisions how nature’s sweet treats might move around if they were more like animals. The CG animation was achieved without keyframing, and instead relied on physics simulations and procedural noise functions.

Tangerine Surprise

Tangerine Surprise

Unfortunately, the video’s title and still image gives away the surprise, but it’s still cool to watch as artist Yoshihiro Okada carves animals from tangerine peel. Check out his YouTube channel for more citrus creations.

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Interlocking Watermelon

Interlocking Watermelon

Video footage of an incredible bit of fruit carving artistry out of China – a watermelon that’s been cut in such a way that it opens up to form a hanging lantern, while links in its rind support its own weight.

The Smell of Durian

The Smell of Durian

While many people in Southeast Asia regard the durian as a delicacy, we just can’t get over the idea of trying to eat something that smells like hot garbage. The Reactions channel taste tests the spiky fruit, and explains the science behind it’s foul stench.

Lékué Citrus Sprayer

Lékué Citrus Sprayer

A clever device which screws into the top of lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruits, and other citrus fruits, letting you spray the juice inside onto salads, drinks, and other foods. Set comes with two sizes of food-safe plastic sprayers.

Watermelon Shark Server

Watermelon Shark Server

The perfect way to serve up melon at parties. This ceramic watermelon-slash-shark will hold onto your fruit or other snacks, and is way easier and more permanent way to do it than carving one from an actual watermelon. You Martha Stewart types can try that instead.

Micro ASMR: Defrost

Micro ASMR: Defrost

You’ll want to put your headphones on and go full-screen to get the most out of Stereokroma’s hypnotic video, featuring super crisp macro photography of frozen fruits and veggies being thawed, accompanied by appropriate, if not exactly realistic ASMR sound effects.

Starting Fire with a Lemon

Starting Fire with a Lemon

While you probably won’t have all of the items needed to perform this hack in your duffel bag, it’s still pretty amazing to know that you can actually get a fire going with a lemon, some paper fasteners, and nails. Looks like Cave Johnson finally got his wish.

Kids React to Durian

Kids React to Durian

“It is totally the mixture of a cantaloupe and a fart.” The Fine Brothers React Channel subject kids to one of their most bizarre and unpleasant experiments yet, asking them to stomach the intense odor of a durian fruit, and then taste the supposedly delicious insides.

Watermelon

Watermelon

Watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, watermelon… what a melon.

Fete du Citron

Fete du Citron

An annual event in Menton, France, Fete du Citron celebrates citrus, with juicy sculptures and floats made from lemons, oranges and other fruit. This year’s works are inspired by Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues under the Sea.

How to Make a Banana Pistol

How to Make a Banana Pistol

DIYer DaveHax shows us how to take an ordinary banana and turn it into a not-so-deadly – and still kind of edible – weapon. When you’re done, you can throw the banana peel on the ground to make any pursuers fall on their butts.

Fruit Dragon

Fruit Dragon

Food artisan Shawn Feeney used a caseload of watermelons and a couple of pineapples to create this amazing, intricate carved dragon which looks good enough to eat (or will it eat you?)

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