SA in records books again

tomato-omeletteSouth Africa has made it into the Guiness Book of records again yesterday – with the world’s largest omelette.

South African chefs, Bruce Robertson and Ryan Bradbury, broke the world record for the largest omelette ever made at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town – via News24

Some stats:

  • Weight: 3.2 tons
  • Skillet: 14 meters in diameter
  • 60 000 eggs
  • 500kg of cheese
  • 200kg of tomatoes

The omelette would be used to feed underprivileged children around the peninsula.

The previous record, according to the Guinness World Records website, was held by The Lung Association, Brockville, Canada who managed to make an omelette that weighed 2.95 tonnes at the Brockville Memorial Centre, Ontario, Canada on May 11, 2002.

VOTD: Speaking Piano

You know some people look at a piece of art and say it “speaks” to them – could it be the case with music too? Apparently so since Austrian composer Peter Ablinger has made a talking mechanical piano. Take a look at the video below (it’s in German but if you leave annotations on they’ll act as subtitles). [via Crave]