Weird Wednesday: Chocoholic Fish, Decoding Espresso Jargon and Coca-Cola Across the World

August 3, 2011

Happy Weird Wednesday! Let's dive right into this week's wacky links, shall we?

An 8.8-pound chocoholic fish is slowly getting weaned off his diet of Kit Kats. [Orange]

Reggie Watts is an odd but catchy pitchman for Nando, a Portuguese and Mozambican restaurant. [Laughing Squid]

What do the private chefs of famous leaders have to say about their high-profile employers? [YouTube via Eater]

Brush up on your espresso jargon with this handy dictionary. [Serious Eats]

Tara Parker-Pope of The New York Times writes about the dangers of alcohol withdrawal in light of Amy Winehouse's death. [NYT]

In the middle of Manhattan, a pop-up farm turns a stalled construction project into an bounty of fresh vegetables. [GOOD]

This depressing birthday cake belongs in CakeWrecks' arsenal. [Happy Place]

Duane Perara enjoys a Coca-Cola in 48 different cities in 36 countries; this incredible video clip documents his journey. [HuffPost Food]

A sustainable skyscraper could soon meet 20 percent of London's food demands. [Inhabitat]

Love grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup? Why not blend them into a single sandwich? [TreeHugger]

Like their real-life counterparts, these camera cookies will add 10 pounds to your figure. [Foodiggity]

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