The $325,000 Burger

Beastie Boys' cover art, 1927 London on film, the $325,000 burger and more in our weekly look at the web

Researchers in the Netherlands have been working tirelessly to create an entire hamburger’s worth of beef muscle tissue from laboratory incubators. An expensive process, the point of their efforts is to give legitimacy to the research, which is supported by animal rights and environmental groups who see vitro meat as a more sustainable and humane alternative to traditional husbandry.