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Educational Video: How to Eat a Watermelon Correctly

(Video Link)  Tom Willett is a renowned expert on the proper consumption of watermelons. He’s spent a lifetime studying the subject and would now like to pass on the results of his painstaking research. First off, put away that fork. You need a spoon. Willett warns us: The Fork Cartel many years ago sort of brainwashed people into [...]

Plush Spiked Watermelon

What a perfect gift for some little boy or girl who wants to play picnic! Felicia Haywood made plush versions of all of the ingredients for a watermelon spiked with vodka. Link -via Craft | Felicia Haywood’s Site

Where Do Seedless Watermelons Come From?

When a run-of-the-mill watermelon and a souped-up frankenmelon love each other very much, they come together and make a baby seedless wundermelon. Seedless watermelons are a lot like mules – sterile hybrids formed by crossing genetically incompatible parents. Normal, seeded watermelons are diploid (have 2 sets of chromosomes) just like us, with one set from mom [...]

Rubber Bands Vs. Watermelon

(YouTube Link) How many rubber bands does it take to make a watermelon explode from the pressure? The world may never know…. Oh wait, some guys in Korea already figured that out waaaaay back in 2008 (that’s like the 1950s in blog years), and the answer might come as a surprise. Well, not as surprising as one rubber [...]

Deep-Fried Pineapple Upside Down Cake on a Stick

Just from the sound of it, this fair food has to be better than deep-fried watermelon (although prepared by the same vendor). After all, butter is one of the main ingredients in a normal pineapple upside-down cake! This one was eaten at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, California. Link (Image credit: Ken Dashner, uploaded by [...]

Because Everything Is Better When Fried

Even watermelon, the freshest and most refreshing of summer fruits has been deep fried at the Alameda County fair. This seems like it could be heavenly or horrible. Has any one had it? If so, what did you think? Link Via Laughing Squid

Drink Your Watermelon With Some Salt This Year

Japan has release watermelon sodas before, but this year, the newest flavor on the block is Salty Watermelon. Sounds risky to me, I’ve noticed people ever love watermelon with salt on it, or they think it’s just plain disgusting. Being someone from the later group, I certainly wouldn’t be a big fan of this new [...]

Delicious Watermelon

(YouTube link) This cat acts like he’s discovered heaven. It’s a good thing they didn’t let him near a whole watermelon! -via reddit

Watermelon Keg

Have you ever added vodka to a watermelon? This recipe takes it one step further. Hollow out a watermelon, then add a spigot. Fill the melon husk with punch and serve. Link -via Rosa Klein | Photo: National Watermelon Promotion Board

Wonder Woman Soup

This cute fruit soup of watermelon, raspberries and strawberries is topped with mango sliced into Wonder Woman’s crest. Make it for the wonder-inspiring women in your family. Find a simple recipe at the link. Link -via Tasteologie