1. Weird

    Japanese Man Orders $80 Whopper With 1,050 Strips Of Bacon [Video]

    Burger King Japan is currently running an ill-advised promotion where you can add 15 strips of bacon to your Whopper for a scant 100 yen, or about $1.20. "Ill-advised?" you say, "that sounds awesome!" Yes, for the most part it does. The ill-advised part is that there is apparently no limit, as a reporter from the Japanese website RocketNews discovered when he ordered a Whopper with a whopping 1,050 strips, at the cost of around $80. There's no telling if someone will attempt to one-up the record, but if anyone is even thinking about it, may God have preemptive mercy on their souls. Also their arteries.

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  2. Weird

    Guy Eats Entire Package of Raw Bacon in 70 Seconds [Video]

    A good way to kick off your weekend, aside from huddling in fortified shelter if you're terrified of Friday the 13th -- which is today -- is to watch YouTube user shoenice22 eat an entire raw package of bacon in seventy seconds. He isn't a newcomer to eating entire things of things (technical term) within some small amount of time, including things that aren't exactly edible, such as styrofoam. Enjoy!

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  3. Weird

    Bacon and Egg Ice Cream

    Breakfast burritos are fairly common nowadays, so maybe it isn't such a surprise that Instructables user makendo has created a recipe that provides the world with easy, do-it-yourself bacon and egg ice cream. Details after the break.

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  4. Weird

    The Bacon Coffin, For Those Who Love Bacon to Death

    In what may be an early April Fool's gag comes the ultimate bacon-related purchase: The bacon coffin. Sadly not made from actual bacon, this painted 18-gauge steel coffin comes from J&D's -- the makers of baconaise, bacon salt, and the legendary BaconAir. According to the founders of the company, which apparently consider themselves "Bacontrepreneurs," this is the perfect item for someone who loves bacon to death.

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  5. Entertainment

    The 14 Geekiest Beers the Free Market Has to Offer

    The history of beer is almost as old as human history, and it would be quite true to say that our love affair with the stuff has only grown with modern brewing practices. Given beer's pervasive place in human history, it's not surprising that the geeky pastimes of drinkers would eventually rub off on the beers themselves. The result is a veritable cornucopia of nerdy beers, from Star Trek, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and a few others that fit in quite nicely with your nerdy lifestyle. Like Pizza Beer -- it's more efficient than eating both separately! So sit back, crack open a cold one, and enjoy this astounding and some times mouthwatering collection.

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  6. Science

    Cramming Bacon Up Your Nose Can Stop Uncontrollable Nosebleeds

    So you've got a nosebleed; what are you going to do? Tilt your head back? Cram some tissues up that schnoz? How about stuffing the offending nostril with bacon? Yeah, sounds like a good idea, doesn't it? Surprisingly enough, it might be. A new medical study details the experiences of a 4-year-old child with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia who's life was saved, twice, by "[c]ured salted pork crafted as a nasal tampon and packed within the nasal vaults successfully stopped nasal hemorrhage promptly, effectively, and without sequelae." Yum.

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  7. Gaming

    Skyrim Dragonborn Helmet Made Out Of Bacon

    Redditor Liktwo is an evil genius who realized that if he were to combine bacon and Skyrim no one could pass up the opportunity to talk about it (and give him scads of karma). He was right. Check it out. It's a Dragonborn helmet made out of bacon. That's about all there is to it yet somehow, it's still amazing in a simple, poetic sort of way. Liktwo guesses it's about enough bacon to feed 6-8 people, or one person who really, really likes bacon. I used to be an adventurer like you,  but then my cholesterol just went through the roof.

    More pictures after the jump.

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  8. Weird

    Man Achieves Greatest Dream of a Generation: Deep Fried Baconnaise

    Having seen the amazing popularity that deep fried butter has enjoyed this past summer the proprietor of DudeFood decided that he could do one better. Instead of merely deep frying butter, he would deep fry bit-size morsals of bacon flavored mayonaise. Already somewhat familiar with the butter frying process, which involves frozen butter cubes, this genius of mankind let baconnaise freeze in his ice cube tray overnight. The next morning, he wrapped each piece in a wonton wrapper and deep fried them. The results may surprise you.

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  9. Weird

    Van Gogh’s Starry Night Made Out of Bacon

    This happened because of course it did. (Instructables via CRAFT)

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  10. Weird

    The Incomparable Beauty of Bacon Roses

    You, like millions of humans, probably woke up this morning bereft of edible roses made of bacon. You may not have even realized the bacon rose-shaped hole in your life, until this moment. Thanks to kaptaink_cg at Instructables, now you can finally partake of these beautiful bacon trifles. Making these beautiful pork flowers seems surprisingly easy, requiring only minor modification of a muffin tin, and some cheap plastic flower stems. The simplicity of the instructions is almost poetic, when compared to the complex beauty of (bacon) roses. (Instructables via BuzzFeed)

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  11. Weird

    BaconAir: The Greatest Invention of This or Any Century

    J&D's Foods, the amazing folks that brought you the much-lauded Baconsalt, have unleashed their latest bacon creation: BaconAir. According to their site, BaconAir came about after discussing the next logical step for bacon after Baconsalt. After all day brainstorming, the team hit on a key question:

    What if bacon was lighter than air? It was that last question that got the dialogue really going and led to another seemingly ridiculous question – what if bacon was air? After all, oxygen is the most important nutrient to the cells in your body, and plays an integral role in almost every bodily function. And bacon is the most delicious of meats.
    One thing lead to another, and BaconAir was born. The concoction is a "refreshing burst of bacon-flavored pure oxygen," and uses the extra-healthy 95% pure Himalayan oxygen. It is also fat and calorie free and, Kosher, and available now for pre-order. Surely, this will be imitated at shifty oxygen bars across America, but accept nothing but the original BaconAir. Now, there may those among you that do not share my passion for this delicious, aerosol product. Let me tell you a story:

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  12. Science

    Turn Your Carrots into Bacon

    Kent Brewster has devised an ingenious method for tranforming useless, nutritious fresh-grown carrots into crispy, vitamin-free bacon. And his method uses canola oil instead of animal oils, so vegans can partake. It's simple:

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  13. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks: 7/26

    Happy Japanese Kirby, angry American Kirby (Game Revolution) Laver's law of fashion (37Signals) Making bacon by bakin' (Bacon Today) Analyzing StarCraft II's ranking system (Sirlin) Pacey-Con 2010 (Rillawafers) Composite photo of 30 meter tombstoning plunge ( The Watchmen Test (Bleeding Cool)

    (title image via Pearl's Sentimental Journey; h/t Copyranter)

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  14. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks: 7/19

    Cheat Sheets for everything (Cheat Sheets)

    Hamburger made of bacon (GeekDad)

    Axe Cop and Dr. McNinja teaming up (ComicsAlliance)

    Netflix streaming coming to Canada (CNET)

    The Millenium Falcon guitar (Urlesque)

    Photos from Sign Post Forest (Spluch)

    The rock 'n roll baby name dictionary (Flavorwire)

    (title image via Daily What)

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  15. Weird

    Here, Have Some Rainbow-Colored Bacon

    As Onion editor Joe Randazzo points out, it's strange and vexing that bacon somehow became an Internet meme. But it did,and designer Neil Caldwell has managed to surpass the lot by creating rainbow-colored bacon, thanks to ingenuity, pluck, and copious amounts of food coloring. See the rigorous bacon dyeing process, below.

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