After the Modernistic Watermelon and the Cubic Fruit, Japanese farmers have designed the pentagon-shaped orange. These citrus fruits called Gokaku no Iyokan, which means “sweet smell of success in exams”, were given as a good luck charm for students in the upcoming entrance exam season in Yawatahama, Ehime. Flat sided fruits seem to have some positive aspects: they are easier to put into a box or in the refrigerator than round fruits, and their peculiarity could encourage people to eat them, arousing curiosity. We guess in the near future more fruit varieties will develop angles! Source: Daily Mail

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  • I DON'T BELIEVE IT ...I THINK WHEN THEY GET A CERTAIN SIZE THE PLACE A HEXAGONAL FORM ON THE ORANGE AND IT TAKES ON THAT SHAPE. I'VE SEEN THE SAME IDEA WITH PUMPKINS IN BOXES (MAKES THEM EASIER TO HAUL WITH LESS DAMAGE)

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