Tag archive for ‘food’
By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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Chickens on Sex Hormons and Worse

What sort of additives is the livestock industry feeding the billions of creatures in its cages? Hard to say, because feed rations are a tightly guarded trade secret. So researchers at Johns Hopkins recently took More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, March 15th, 2012
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Pink Slime, Soylent Pink and Protein Powder

If you’re not a vegetarian already you’ll sure be after reading this; 70% of ground beef sold in the USA is ‘poisoned’ with what is now known as ‘Pink Slime’ or ‘Soylent More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, March 12th, 2012
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Will Tin Canned Wine Be Our Future?

There are cases where technological advancements are not necessary improvements. This is one of them. Ball Packaging Europe, a beverage can producer, has developed a new design for fruit wine maker EV-Secco. Yes, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, February 17th, 2012
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The Headless Chicken Solution

You think putting “human-derived gelatin” into marshmallows, candy and other desserts is disgusting? Messing around with pig stem cells so it produces human blood is cruel? Engineering a stock of sheeps, pigs More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
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Trans fats make you dumber

A recent study claims that a fatty diet containing lots of processed foods has a detrimental effect on, not only on the body, but on the brain as well. The study confirms this fact stating that “people who had More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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Write Me A Drink

An oft-repeated truism (and a much-loved one, especially on Fridays) holds that writing and drinking go hand in hand. Now this is literally true, with a lovely invention that displays letters via a QWERTY keyboard, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, August 20th, 2011
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McDonald’s Bad Tasty

One of the fanciest McDonald’s is probably the fast food outlet next to the Spanish Steps in Rome. This golden arches has attempted to blend in with its surroundings as much as possible, and thus you’ll More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, August 11th, 2011
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This is your Meal

Intelligent vending machines are just one of the raw signs that we’re storming towards an either utopian of dystopian technocracy. Machines that make use of facial recognition to suggest what to drink or whether More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, August 1st, 2011
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Soylent Green Marshmallows

Remember Soylent Green? A tale of Earth in despair in 2022. Natural food like fruits, vegetables, and meat among others are extinct. Earth is overpopulated and New York City has 40 million starving, poverty stricken More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, August 1st, 2011
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Tesco’s Cauliflower GM-Marketing

The ways humankind has displaced, manipulated or designed nature and how this affects and modifies our concept of ‘nature’ is frightening. It’s humans acting god-like for gains that have almost brought More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, June 21st, 2011
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What You Did Not Know About Carrots

It’s always smart – and telling – to focus on artists and designer’s visions on the ways humankind has displaced, manipulated or designed nature and how this affects and modifies our concept of ‘nature’. More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, August 7th, 2010
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A Little Silence with Yogurt

First, a question. If you were to imagine the process of eating yogurt, starting with seeing the container, picking it up, opening it, inserting the spoon and stirring up the fruit, smelling it, eating the first More...