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Video: Hippopotamus Eating a Watermelon

What I think while watching this video of a hippo eating a watermelon: "Whoaaa. Awesome. One bite and it's just...totally destroyed." What a watermelon thinks while watching this video: "AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH, WHAT THE, NOOOOO [weeps], OH GOD." More

Video: Watermelon Revenge

Watermelons have been tortured by humans for as long as humans realized watermelons are fun to blow up, smash, and carve. (I'm guessing it's been a long time.) But recently, watermelons got their revenge. Here's the story, from a watermelon. More

Watermelon Art

From Tatsuro Kiuchi on Flickr It's hard to not want to sit back with a giant wedge of watermelon after looking at On the Beach by artist Tatsuro Kiuchi. [via Personism]... More

Melon Carving from the Melounovy Festival

Pumpkin carving? So three months ago. Get with the program. All the cool kids have moved on to melons now. The Melounovy Festival in the Czech Republic seems to be ground zero for the artform. Get your knives sharpened. Preliminaries will be held July 31 and August 1. [via Boing Boing]... More

In Videos: High-Speed Watermelon Peeling

I never thought of applying the word "peeling" to a watermelon, but this Japanese chef shows that with a good chef's knife and steady hands, you can peel an appropriately-sized watermelon...in 30 seconds. You know, for all those times you need watermelon flesh ASAP. Watch the video after the jump.... More

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