How to make a Bagel Möbius Strip, or "How to slice a bagel into two linked halves." Get the full instructions at the website of George W. Hart, who describes himself as a "freelance mathematical sculptor/designer."
Over in Dongyang, China, eggs boiled in the urine of young boys are considered a delicacy. They're called "Virgin Boy Eggs," and eating them is supposed to have various health benefits such as improving circulation and making you feel reinvigorated. They're said to have a "fresh and salty taste."
Bee keepers in northeastern France were at first puzzled why their bees started to produce blue and green honey. They finally figured out that the bees were picking up dyes from a local M&M plant. The colored honey looks pretty cool, but the bee keepers have decided that it's unsellable. nbcnews.com
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