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Take one sort of plant that grows above ground, one that grows below and lots of skill and patience with grafting and, ten years later, you might just get your very own TomTato plant. That’s exactly what the clever folks at British horticultural firm Thompson and Morgan did in order to successfully create an awesome tomato-potato plant hybrid without using any genetic modification.

"Thompson and Morgan director Paul Hansord explains: “It has been very difficult to achieve because the tomato stem and the potato stem have to be the same thickness for the graft to work… It is a very highly skilled operation. We have seen similar products. However, on closer inspection the potato is planted in a pot with a tomato planted in the same pot – our plant is one plant and produces no potato foliage.”

[via Technabob]

EyelashJewelry is an Etsy shop run by a woman named Natalie who handmakes, you guessed it, jewelry for your eyelashes:

Eyelash jewelry is made by hand-weaving tiny glass beads onto ultra thin wire. This creates a light-weight, flexible band that can be formed to the shape of any eye. Simply bend the jewelry into the proper shape, apply a thin layer of adhesive, and press it directly above your eyelashes.”

Here you see Unicorns, Candy Corn, wee bitty Baby Farm Animals, and ”Salad Days” (garden vegetables and feathers) eyelash adornments. Head over to EyelashJewelry to view many more.

[via Technabob]

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