Monthly Archive: July 2017

Crabs shell exchange

Most hermit crab species have long, spirally curved abdomens, which are soft, unlike the hard, calcified abdomens seen in related crustaceans. The vulnerable abdomen is protected from predators by a salvaged empty seashell carried...

Breeding the world’s hottest pepper

In the competitive world of hot pepper breeding, one man is smoking the competition. Meet “Smokin’” Ed Currie. He’s the man behind the world’s hottest pepper—the “Carolina Reaper.” For the past three decades, Currie...

Infection at Outpost 31

mondotees.com uncovered new images of the upcoming “The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31″Board Game. MONDO EXCLUSIVE VERSION (Limited Edition) Includes: Box top artwork by Jock house housed in a translucent screen printed sleeve Additional...

Do spicy foods cause ulcers?

Years ago it was accepted as fact that spicy foods were the culprits behind many peptic ulcers. Doctors’ advice was to avoid curries, salsas, hot peppers, and anything else that “burned,” the theory being that...

The pinkest pink

Born in Dorset in 1980, Stuart Semple became an artist after a traumatic near death experience at the age of 19 whilst studying Fine Art at Breton Hall in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Since...

The mystery of Yuka Kinoshita

Yuka Kinoshita (1985) is a Japanese YouTuber and competitive eater. She started an eating-focused YouTube channel in 2014, five years after her debut in Japanese competitive eating competitions. Kinoshita uploads daily videos in which she...

Re-Flex

Re-Flex were formed in the early 1980s by musicians John Baxter on vocals and lead guitar and Paul Fishman on keyboards and backing vocals. The band’s earliest line-ups also included Francois Craig on bass,...

Y-40: the deepest pool

The world’s deepest diving pool is in Italy, in abano-Montegrotto Terme, Padua. 365 days a year of areas dedicated to training for free-divers and scuba divers. The immensity of a movie set and areas...