Massive Vegetables

A slideshow of giant vegetables, from huge radishes to massive cabbages.


World's Biggest Chocolate Bar

Created by World's Finest Chocolate, the world's largest chocolate bar is 3 feet high, 21 feet long, and weighs 12,290 pounds.


Super-Size Me, Sushi Edition

A restaurant in Japan's Aichi prefecture has a reputation for serving up massive sushi, including a gigantic roll stuffed with 20 different foods wrapped inside two meters of seaweed and rice. It costs 15,000 yen and requires a reservation two days in advance.


The World's Largest Gummy Worm


At 26 inches long, 5 inches in circumference, and weighing in at 3 pounds, the World's Largest Gummy Worm is 128 times the size of a normal gummy worm and equivalent to 840 gummy bears. The obscene confection also boasts a calorie count of 4,000 calories.

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Annals of Gastrogigantism: Lebanon Takes Lead in Hummus Wars

This weekend, Lebanon unveiled the Guinness World Record's largest platter of hummus. The massive hummus (above, left) weighed in at 10,452 kilograms.

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Crab Legs for All

A giant Japanese Spider Crab -- dubbed Crabzilla -- stretches 10 feet from claw to claw, and it's still growing.


Giant Hummus Sets Record

Using a borrowed satellite dish as a mixing bowl, cooks in an Israeli village prepared 9,017 pounds of hummus, setting a world's record.


Who's Bringing the Pita?

On Friday, residents of the Israeli village of Abu Gosh, near Jerusalem, plan to make the world's largest batch of hummus, mashing up 4,000 kilograms of chickpeas, sesame paste, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic.


That's a Big Meatball

A New Hampshire restaurant cooked up a 222.5 lb meatball, breaking the previous world record by 25 lbs.

Department of Mashups: The Burger King Windows 7 Whopper


Engadget points to this fascinating development in the Japanese fast food marketplace: it's gastrogigantism meets computer operating software.

Available for just one week, Burger King's "Windows 7 Whopper" is comprised of a stack of seven beef patties on a hamburger bun, measuring five inches in height overall.

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