Man, sometimes I really love Japanese people for this sort of weird stuff.
Gizmodo shared this video taken at Nikka’s Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido (Japan) where they char the insides of a barrel to give whiskey some taste (and to also keep it clean).
These were sourced from io9 who did a good job of summing up the crazy events going on at Mount Ontake.
This is pretty hilarious. Grub Street has some real-life photos of Burger King’s all-black burger sold in Japan. The burger has black-dyed cheese, a black bun, and some special black sauce. The promo photo for it above makes it look alright, but in real life the burgers are certified disgusting looking. Check inside…