Last Call: The bizarre prehistoric history of bananas and other produce

I was unfamiliar with Sam O’Nella Academy’s series of humorous historical videos, but was intrigued by this trending video today on “Why Produce Sucked.” Basically, modern fruit and vegetables got to be the way they are via scientific selective breeding, so much so that it’s like starting with a frog and then ending…

Giant “avozilla” is an avocado five times larger than regular size

The trend of mini-avocados was recently announced, but now it appears that avocado fans can go the opposite route. In Australia—where everything does seem to be larger for some reason—some savvy farmers are harvesting the “avozilla,” or an avocado that could substitute as a really messy bowling ball. According to The…