The hard-core kinky action
inside your slice of Camembert.
- the turkey-shaped Jell-O mold annual competition. David Byrne is a returning participant.
(Past winners/entries: 2010
, and where it all began: 2005
"Tubal Cain" was the name of a Christian version of the Roman Vulcan
. It's also the nick of YouTube user and retired shop teacher mrpete222
in his many videos covering machine shop tips and procedures. [more inside]
No more moldy berries.
There are plenty of problems in the world but having your berries going moldy overnight is no longer one of them.
Molds On Foods: Are They Dangerous?
Finally a US government agency tells us all what's OK to eat after it's gotten moldy.
Geeky? Crafty? Got some time on your hands? Make your own boardgame pieces! Tutorials
for making custom
3-d Settlers of Catan tiles (and gorgeous custom sets here
, and here
, although with no instructions,alas). Agricola
more your style? Grab some polymer clay and get making resources
, more resources
, more sheep
, and (of course) farmers
, and farmers
. Don't forget fences, tiles, and a starting player piece
. Lots more in the image gallery at BoardGameGeek
Ergotism: The Satan Loosed in Salem?
Linda Caporael's 1976 Science
article was the first sustained argument that the Salem witch scare
was caused by a case of ergot poisoning. Mary Matossian's 1989 book Poisons of the Past: Molds, Epidemics and History
makes a more comprehensive argument for the effect that ergot
poisoning has had specfically on European history. Barbara Comyns
wrote a fabulous 1955 novel called Who Was Changed, and Who Was Dead
about a 1927 ergot poisoning outbreak in Manchester, England. Pictures
of the dread mold.
PSA: BBC News is having a moldy coffee cup contest
. Closing date for photos of your hairy cup-o-joe is Sept. 10.
Think you have a fungal infection?
Think you've got fungus growing in your building
, or home? Want to see macroscopic images
of people, animals, and plants that have fungal infections? Who you gonna call? Doctor Fungus
. 'Dedicated to timely dissemination of information about fungal infections via the world-wide web.'
Eat yer face!
DIY life cast gelatin molds! [via 50 cups