Ok, this has nothing to do with RL or AI. But what a fruit! Someone should bring a bag to the next conference for fun.
To quote the nytimes article:
"The miracle fruit, Synsepalum dulcificum, is native to West Africa and has been known to Westerners since the 18th century. The cause of the reaction is a protein called miraculin, which binds with the taste buds and acts as a sweetness inducer when it comes in contact with acids,..."
Apparently makes Tabasco sauce taste like doughnut glaze and Guinness taste like a chocolate shake. The effect lasts for an hour. I have got to try this!