Robert Hodgin continues to amaze me. He created this simulation of a bait ball for an exhibit at the Auckland Museum (New Zealand), called Moana, My Ocean. Here he explains his process.
Or, if you want the non-Italian version [about this Japanese product] (fewer pics):
I want this. And I want similar models of all the meats I eat. But what would you package the cow in? Surely not an icebox.
Another worthwhile read. That fish you buy–from the sushi restaurant or even the grocery store–may be mislabeled.
Something I learned about the species escolar, which is often billed as “white tuna”:
To be frankly and bluntly specific – and I’m sorry for this – consumption of escolar causes explosive, oily, orange diarrhea.
Here’s the full report (about the mislabeling, not the escolar).