Video: Japanese scientist discovers amazing, inexhaustible new food supply

On the one hand, this does qualify as “science.” It’s a red-hot story on a variety of news sites this week. If mankind has finally solved the problem of starvation, you guys deserve to know about it ASAP. In fact, if this catches on, we might even eliminate the meat industry and lower carbon emissions by orders of magnitude. Rejoice at what human ingenuity and technological innovation are capable of!

On the other hand: Dude.

I warn you, what you’re about to see cannot be unseen. If you’re eating right now, stop, grit your teeth, and think of … progress. Exit question via Iowahawk: Isn’t this really just a big campaign metaphor?