Genetic engineering used to scare me--until now. The geniuses at Duda Farm Fresh Foods in Florida have engineered celery stalks that will grow hollowed out so you can use them as straws in Bloody Marys. I love that science is being deployed to make cocktail hour more amusing for everyone. Because God knows having to drink out of a straw and crunch on celery requires more energy than I have. Cure for cancer? Eh--that's for the boring scientists!