Tag Archive: Potatoes

Color photography first gained a peel thanks to potatoes

The potato is one of the least colorful of the good Lord’s creations. But somehow, two French inventors figured out how the dud spud could help put color in our photographs.  Before brothers Louis and Auguste Lumiere tinkered with taters,…Read more ›

A Crook Is Selling Boxes Of Potatoes As iPhones

In what has to be one of the most ridiculous scams in recent memory, a crook in the UK is selling unsuspecting buyers boxes of potatoes and bottled water, claiming that they are receiving an iPhone.   Three people so far have fallen for the hoax, in which a man approaches someone on the street and offers to sell them an iPhone, iPad, or laptop at a reduced price. In all  [Read More…]