People in Singapore Eat a Fruit That Smells Like What? via @aboutdotcom

People in Singapore Eat a Fruit That Smells Like What? via @aboutdotcom

As food goes, fruit is among the most quotidian parts of our diet – it's a significant portion of the Food Pyramid , for God's sakes! The globalization of agriculture has made fruits that should be exotic for Americans, such as banana, kiwi and pineapple, commonplace or even boring. Indeed, while I find that increasingly little about the world shocks me, the more of it I see, I've encountered some fruit during my travel that is wholly bizarre, its edibleness (or lack thereof) notwithstanding. Here are some of the world's weirdest fruits. Behold, the King Fruit! (But plug your nose before you bow in reverence.). Kalai via Wikimedia Commons 1. Durian, Southeast Asia "Whatever you do," my guide said, as we traipsed through a durian grove at the edge of an orangutan-filled jungle in Borneo , "don't look up." He was referring not to any hideous sight in the sky or upcoming chan...

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