send me a fruit
  • peach: do you have any piercings or tattoos?
  • raspberry: favorite flower?
  • lemon: do you have any pets? what are their names?
  • mango: what is your trademark?
  • passion fruit: how would you describe your style?
  • pineapple: sexual orientation?
  • strawberry: favorite desserts?
  • cherry: can you play any musical instruments or can you sing?
  • grape: if you could take a vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go?
  • banana: favorite horror movies?
  • blackberry: is your life an action film, a comedy, a romantic comedy, or drama?
  • pomegranate: when do you feel the most confident?
  • cantaloupe: what are your parents' names?
  • guava: dark & dramatic makeup or natural makeup?
  • tangelo: if you could be any mythical creature, which would you be?
  • plum: favorite clothing brands?
  • coconut: favorite perfume?
  • lychee: satin or lace?
  • blueberry: what do you want to dress up as for halloween?
  • apple: what do you use more, tumblr or twitter?
  • kiwi: what's something that fascinates you?
  • watermelon: do you have a job? if so, what is your job title?
  • papaya: what song describes your aesthetic?
  • cranberry: favorite time of the day; morning, afternoon, dusk, or night?
  • nectarine: would you consider yourself an emotional person?
  • orange: do you have long eyelashes?
  • apricot: what do you do when you're sad?
  • star fruit: favorite sea creature?
  • dragonfruit: do you drink alcohol?
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Edible, invisible “peel” helps produce stay fresh for up to five times longer than normal

  • Nothing stinks (literally) like rotten produce. Roughly half of the produce in the U.S. gets tossed out and wasted.
  • One inventive company hopes to put a dent in that statistic by coating produce with a protective and edible “peel” made from food scraps.  
  • Apeel Sciences, a California start-up that’s backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has developed two types of edible protective barriers that could revolutionize the produce aisle.
  • One “peel” called Invisipeel is applied while crops are in a field while another “peel” called Edipeel is applied after farmers harvest crops.
  • The power of Edipeel lies in the “micro-thin” barrier that rests on top of the peel of produce like avocado, James Rogers, founder and CEO of Apeel, said in an email.
  • “This barrier protects it from abiotic stressors that cause fruits and vegetables to spoil, like water loss and oxidation, as well as biotic factors, like bacteria.” Read more (4/19/17)

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