Because apparently there’s a market for absolutely everything, Archie McPhee has created these hard candies that taste like vegetables. A 2.5-ounce tin will set you back $5 and contains a mix of green bean, corn, and carrot flavored candies.
When he’s not creating awesome video games like Superhot, developer Marek Baczynski is giving vegetables the ability to roam the land. Marek recently gave a potato the freedom to travel on its own. The self-driving potato, named Pontus, runs entirely on its own electricity too.
During August in Japan, Obon is celebrated. The idea is that the spirits of people’s ancestors return to this world. In order to welcome the spirits, people make little displays out of eggplants and cucumbers. So why not get geeky about it and make some Mad Max vehicles?
Kids are always told not to play with their food, but Le FabShop’s Open Toys project might make adults give an exception to the rule. Open Toys are 3D-printed accessories that you can stick to vegetables, fruits and other soft objects into vehicles.
These days you can get all kinds of unusual umbrellas. You can choose practically anything that suits your style or mood. You can even go green. As in a lettuce umbrella. Japanese design strikes again. This umbrella looks just like a head of crisp lettuce.