New, from the Soylent Corporation...
August 28, 2013 8:40 AM Subscribe
posted by wormwood23 (124 comments total)
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Since completing a successful fund-raising
campaign, Rob Rhinehart
has set up a company to make a food substitute, somewhat controversially
", designed to be a complete food substitute -- drinking only Soylent shakes, people can stop eating "traditional food" completely. The he company's ambitions appear to be concerned with freeing up a few minutes from a busy, chewing-averse person's day, but extend as far as providing cheap food aid
to the starving.
The story has been covered by a number of outlets: Vice
posted an interview with the inventor ("The idea of "real food" is just snobbery. Everyone has the right to be healthy, even people who don't like vegetables.
and Ars Technica
are both putting reporters on a week-long, Soylent only diet to witness its effects first hand. Rhinehart himself claims to have subsisted on only Soylent for months with "good results". Gawker claims
that the nutrient fluid "[looks] like watered-down semen".