Technology

cell phones

UK Restaurant Chain Offers Free Meals for Diners Who Put Their Phones Away

Teenagers at the dinner table will just have to piss off their parents the old-fashioned way.
Bettina Makalintal
11.29.18
addiction

Study Says Students Would Rather Go Without Food than Without Their Phones

Research into smartphone addiction is still in its preliminary stages, but folks: It's looking bleak.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.19.18
china

How China’s Food Industry Became a Tech Battleground

Search engine operator Baidu and Tencent, the company behind WeChat, already dominate China’s tech world. Now, they have their sights set on robot restaurants and food delivery.
Barclay Bram
10.26.18
Technology

New Advancements In Prosthetic Limbs Are Making It Easier To Crack Open a Cold One

The Coapt system allows users to accomplish two-handed tasks in the kitchen, and elsewhere, better than ever before.
Lauren Rothman
10.24.18
meat

The Latest Cruelty-Free Meat Is Chicken Nuggets Grown from Feathers

Some geniuses have figured out a way to take a single feather and make it into tender nugs. Just don't call them 'lab-grown.'
Jelisa Castrodale
10.24.18
Technology

Crab Shells Could Become the Plastic of the Future

Researchers have found that instead of going into the garbage, crab shells could be going into a new form of biodegradable packaging.
Lauren Rothman
7.27.18
Technology

WATCH: Genius Dude Converts Car Windshield Wipers into Kombucha Fountain

"I regret everything. Everything's sticky. I don't even think I can get the smell out if I clean it."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.26.18
Technology

Uber Files Patent for Technology That Can Tell If You're Drunk

Hello, Mister Uber Driver.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
6.11.18
Technology

Chilean Man Paid for New Android Phone with 127 Pounds of Avocados

And they said avocado toast is a waste of money. Who's laughing now?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.5.18
Pizza

The Man Who Turned Pizza into a Drone Is Either a Genius or One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Happy Friday!
Hilary Pollack
5.21.18
alcohol

This Tiny Injectable Biochip Could Track How Drunk You Are, Scientists Say

Developed by engineers at the University of San Diego, the chip is inserted under the skin and reacts when it comes in contact with alcohol.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
4.12.18
Technology

Apple Has Patented a Crumb-Resistant Keyboard

Finally, some good news for messy eaters.
Mayukh Sen
3.12.18
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