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Hump Day Snack: $15,730 Melons

The world has a new meloniaire (someone who can afford to drop 1.6 million yen on two melons.) A pair of Yubari King melons (a hybrid of two cantaloupe varieties) sold for $15,730 at an auction in Tokyo. It’s the perfect perishable gift for the person who has everything but melons. See more of the [...]

Hump Day Snack: Food Cross-Sections

Photographer Beth Galton gives us a peek inside summer favorites like corn dogs and Sundae Cones with her series “Cut Food.” The shots are striking but they also remind us of something. Galton has takes pretty top-notch photos of food that hasn’t been sliced down the  middle.

Hump Day Snack: Sad Desk Lunch

According to, it’s not about what you eat on your lunch break that makes it sad, but how you eat (i.e. alone at your desk). The site lets you submit photos of your most melancholy meals for people to look at from their cubicles during lunch break. Find hundreds of lunch recipes that will [...]

Hump Day Snack: Steampunk BBQ

For the uninitiated six or so billion of you, steampunk is a subculture involving people who make believe they live in a world filled with retro-futuristic technology powered by steam. (You can DogPile it if you want more information.) One visionary Russian steampunk is bridging the gap between those who fantasize about a technologically-enhanced, alternate [...]

Hump Day Snack: Turn Your Fridge into a ‘Doctor Who’ TARDIS

Here are three reasons someone might spend $185 to score a customizable skin that doctors your refrigerator as a TARDIS. 1) The hope that you could fit way more stuff inside. 2) Expiration dates don’t apply to time machines. 3) It’s a good excuse to bake some Dalek bread. You can also buy an audio [...]

Hump Day Snack: How to Quit Your Job With Cake

Get more info on this sweet resignation from London Evening Standard.

Hump Day Snack: Bacon Makes Everything Better

Viral video virtuosos Rhett & Link (of “T-shirt War” stardom) have teamed up with Denny’s for their latest production Bacon Makes Everything Better. The video hits all the marks of a viral smash for the schadenfreude- and bacon-prone masses. In it, “The Bacon Diva” sings R&B narration of YouTube “fail” videos such as a kid [...]

Hump Day Snack: Iron Maiden Beer

The song 2 A.M. by seminal British heavy metal band Iron Maiden begins “I get in from work at 2 AM and sit down with a beer.”  The middle of the night is a fitting time to sit down and drink the seminal British heavy metal band’s new ale since it would be too dark [...]

Hump Day Snack: Fun Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

You can’t spell Nintendo Entertainment System without E-a-s-t-e-r. (also without “internet nest mementos”). Curiously, the most obvious of Nintendo-themed eggs are absent from this 8-bit basket. Via: ~Red-Flare Bonus: You can’t use hard-boiled eggs here, but enjoy a video tutorial on making Game of Thrones-esque dragon eggs with Styrofoam eggs and thumbtacks:

Hump Day Snack: Sex Cereal (AKA Hump Day Snack)

“I’ll tell you what you did, Caligula, you’ve combined food and sex into one disgusting uncontrollable urge.” – Jerry Seinfeld The loose-belted maker of Sex Cereal references Seinfeld in his story about coming up with the idea for the “world’s first and only gender-based whole food cereal,” but he failed to heed Jerry’s wisdom. So [...]