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The Most Delicious Imperial Star Destroyers You Ever Did See

Artist Roland Tamayo combines Star Wars and food to create the most delicious Star Destroyers you ever did see.

Tamayo takes keeps bridge part of the iconic class of warship intact but replaces the familiar triangular-shaped wedge with treats like pizza, birthday cake, cherry pie, strawberry cheesecake, and a quesadilla. It’s a combination that looks good enough to eat. Check them out below.

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Dude Spends Six Months Making a Sandwich

People often say they make things “from scratch”, but do they really? Andy George from from How To Make Everything took six months — and USD 1,500.00! — out of his life to make a grilled chicken sandwich. He grew the vegetables, made the salt, pickled the cucumber, harvested the wheat, baked the bread, murdered a chicken, and finally put all the pieces together. After all this arduous work, did the sandwich taste of SUCCESS? Find out below.

[via @andUnion]

Frovacado: Bizarre Animal Food Mashups by Sarah DeRemer

Artist Sarah DeRemer makes her Photoshop creations sound like wonderful desserts. She mashes together animals with common fruits and vegetables to produce a bizarre series of food hybrids.

A frog meets an avocado and a hippopotamus makes for a delicious potato snack in “Animal Food”. Check out the weirdness DeRemer cooked up after the jump.

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Time-Lapse of Ice Cream Melting is Delicious, Hypnotic

Summer is on its way to the southern hemisphere and soon the days will be so (unbearably) hot that your ice cream will melt. Speaking of, watch this deliciously hypnotic time-lapse video of ice cream melting.

[via Mental Floss]

Mouth-Watering Food Photos

Dr. Nathan Myhrvold may be lacking vowels in his last name but is certainly not short in cooking skills. The good doctor’s book Modernist Cuisine borrows techniques from the science laboratory and applies them to food preparation.

The photos from the 2438-page book have been extracted and presented centre stage in the coffee table stunner, The Photography of Modernist Cuisine. The dishes were photographed against minimal backgrounds, with cutaways and macro shots providing a fascinating view into the realm of cooking. Have a look at some of the mouth-watering images after the jump.

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BABYMETAL: Dangerously Kawaii

It appears the crossroads of heavy metal and pop music meet (unsurprisingly) in Japan. Before the creation of BABYMETAL the world’s first half pop/half heavy metal band, its three female members didn’t even know what metal music was. Perhaps it’s by design or just happenstance, but the ladies certainly rock out to their “dangerous kawaii” image. Check out their cute head-banging antics in Give Me Choco!!.

BABYMETAL’s self-titled album can be purchased on iTunes.

[via Rocketnews]

The Chemistry of Cookies

TED-Ed tells us about the magic science of baking cookies. In this minimalist animated short, we’re taken through the series of chemical reactions that flatten the cookie dough, kill any nasty Salmonella, and give the cookie its enticing aroma.

Have a look at The Chemistry of Cookies below.

[via NPR]

Cookie Monster Want it (But Him Wait)

When Sesame Street’s googly-eyed and lovable oaf Cookie Monster wants a cookie, he usually gets his cookie. However in this little nugget of edutainment, he reins in his obsession to teach us a valuable lesson on self-restraint. Sung to the theme of Icona Pop’s I Love It, watch Cookie Monster in Me Want It (But Me Wait).

[via Neatorama]

Thug Kitchen: Vegan Recipes With a Healthy Dose of Profanity

If you have nothing but thug love for healthy food, then I think you’ll dig this. The homies over at Thug Kitchen go full gangster over healthy eating, lacing their vegan recipes with a healthy dose of profanity. Have a look at some informative images after the jump. Nom nom, fucking nom!

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Makin’ Bacon Pancakes

Here is a little song about making bacon pancakes. Why? Because bacon.

On a related note: if you’ve never made bacon pancakes, Martha Stewart dishes out a recipe although she doesn’t add glorious meat to the batter nor does she candy the bacon. That is a real downer, Martha.

Oh, hit the jump if you want to hear Rebecca Sugar singing the same ditty that she wrote for the “Burning Low” episode of Adventure Time.

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