I am usually the first one to admit that Fox News stories are pretty crappy, but this one takes the cake...or the burger.
A Japanese scientist was given the task of finding a use for the excessive amount of poop sludge created by Tokyo residents. Why? Because Tokyo Sewage asked him to, you moron. What's wrong with you?
Apparently this is a huge stinker of a problem, and they were looking for a solution. Enter Japanese scientist Mitsuyuki Ikeda from the Okayama Laboratory.
Now, we all know Japanese scientists have made great strides in shrinking the size of computer chips, making fuel efficient vehicles, and making home video karaoke machines available to the aspiring GaGa's of the world. I won't hold the last one against them.
But making the conscious decision to go from "Hey, what do we do with this copious amount of shit?" to "Hey, why don't we turn this into a copious amount of edible shit?" completely escapes me.
There isn't enough Hamburger Helper on the planet to make that caca du jour taste any better. You can put mustard on a turd sandwich, but in the end, you still have a turd sandwich.
I suppose they can put a Hello Kitty on the wrapper and it will sell like hotcakes.
Hotcakes made from Poo.
Read the the story here: It's the shit: Japanes Scientists Create Poop Burgers.