Remember the aliens that jumped out of people’s stomachs in the original Alien?
This nightmare might become a reality as a futuristic warehouse in China is growing vegetables without sunlight or soil.
The Jingpeng Plant Factory is growing veggies in a liquid solution that is fueled by LED lighting.
I feel as if Captain Picard is going to pop out with some Romulan Ale and start trying to make a ploy for that one hot black chick in Star Trek
Apparently this method has ludicrous startup costs, but uses significantly less energy and can grow all the vegetables in an organic state. If you can call soilless chest bursting alien plants organic.
All posh humor aside, this technology could serve as a tipping point for future growth of fruits and veggies long after out worldwide napalm burn on the Earth’s resources comes to a screeching halt.
Hopefully I will be able to bring some of these alien plants with me when I pay Richard Branson a cool 20 million to jettison my ass into outer space.
Growing space pot