Sure, we’ve heard of crop theft in the past (tangerines, pumpkins, corn, onions) but when it comes to sheer volume of pilfered produce, a new report out of Florida takes the cake (if the cake is made out of oranges and grapefruit): authorities there have arrested a man accused of illegally obtaining more than four million pounds of citrus fruit — worth more than $500,000 — from five different people and companies. [More]
If you’re one of those people who don’t really read all those boring warning labels on your medications because come on, you know how to take a pill (guilty), well you might want to pay attention, especially if you like grapefruit. Researchers say taking certain medications with the fruit can cause a person to overdose accidentally. [More]
Over in Vietnam, various regulations prevent you from naming a .vn domain after a body part approximately 50% of people on Earth have. Recently however, this aggressive stance towards clean, wholesome domain names has backfired on the clean, wholesome Vietnamese grapefruit which, without its tonal accents, is a filthy homonym for a cock.