Gilpin Family Whiskey

Piss whiskey, cannabis catering, a cigarette-smoking machine and more in our weekly web survey

For this weekend’s gross-out conversation starter, go no further than researcher and diabetic James Gilpin’s extreme DIY project. Pointing out the ways we can “harvest the biological resources that our elderly already process in abundance,” he recently started purifying the naturally sugar-rich urine of diabetics to make “pisskey.”