As UC Berkeley students, the co-founders of "Back to the Roots" discovered they could grow mushrooms using recycled coffee grounds. Now their mushroom kit sells at grocery stores across the country.
As part of an ad campaign, pizza chain Mellow Mushroom followed some of its newest Twitter followers -- in the real world.
It's bizarre and, I suppose, cute and all those things that commemorating ghosts is supposed to be. And the baby's only 22 months old.
The Mushroom Slicer makes short work of mushrooms, with just one push.
Food researchers use bacteria found in baby feces to create a sausage with probiotic benefits. They even say it tastes "very good."
A nuclear fallout simulator for Google Earth offers a sobering reminder of the power of atomic bombs, both historical and modern.
The AquaFarm Aquaponics Fish Garden uses waste from the fish tank below to supply nutrients to the garden on top. No cleaning is necessary.
The Gourmet Gaming blog plucks foods from video games out of their virtual worlds and offers them as real-life recipes. Think Cluckin' Bell Fowl Burger from Grand Theft Auto IV and Bioshock Finkton's Baked Beans.
Scott Stein joins Jeff Bakalar on this episode of the 404. The guys geek out over the plot line in The Last of Us, roll their eyes at today's insane weather coverage, and hypothesize about the next "Star Wars" film.