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Don’t eat more than two octopus heads a day.

Authorities in the South Korean capital are trying to untangle themselves from a slimy row: how many octopus heads is it safe to eat?

Octopus heads are a favorite dish on the peninsula — for their apparent aphrodisiac qualities.

In September, the Seoul city government enraged restaurateurs and the fishing industry when it announced octopus heads contained hazardous amounts of cadmium, a carcinogen that poisons the liver and kidneys.

It advised against eating more than two heads a day.

via Seoul squirms over octopus head war – Yahoo! News.

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October 26, 2010 Posted by | animals | , | Comments Off on Don’t eat more than two octopus heads a day.

Like the man said, “They don’t make them like they used to.”

Britain’s oldest fridge is showing no signs of freezing up anytime soon – after 58 years of continuous use.

Retired piano teacher Doris Stogdale bought the General Electric fridge when she and her family lived in what is now Malaysia in 1952.

Mrs Stogdale, 89, of Oxford, recalls that it cost the equivalent of £135 – and has never needed any maintenance or even a single new part.

via Britain’s oldest fridge still going strong | Orange UK.

October 26, 2010 Posted by | appliances | | Comments Off on Like the man said, “They don’t make them like they used to.”

5 pounds, 12,600 calories Gummy Bear

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October 26, 2010 Posted by | animals, cool stuff | 1 Comment