apps

politics

New 'Conservative Yelp' App Will Identify Restaurant Safe Spaces for MAGA Hats, Handguns

63red Safe hopes to offer a platform where Trump supporters can rate businesses based on whether they're 'safe' for conservatives to visit.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.12.19
agriculture

Tinder-Style App Now Ensures Dairy Cows Are Having More Sex Than You

If only online dating was this wholesome for humans.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.19
Technology

Woman Says Hacker Used Her McDonald's App to Buy $500 of Food in Five Days

The hacker, who was hundreds of miles away in Montreal, splurged on fries, Big Macs, poutine, Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, and more.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.7.19
Video Games

The New Gudetama Game Made Me Realize that the Lazy Egg Is a True Millennial Icon

I have become one with Sanrio's famously languid egg.
Laura Studarus
5.29.18
Technology

Why a 'Tinder for Restaurants' Is Inherently Problematic

Should we be as shallow about our dining habits as we are about our dating preferences?
Claudia McNeilly
10.9.17
Technology

That Hot Dog App from 'Silicon Valley' Is Real, and Yes, It Works

We no longer have to live in a state of constant confusion as to whether what we're looking at is, in fact, a wiener.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.16.17
wine

This Algorithm Knows Exactly Which Wine You Want to Drink Next

Finding your next Malbec might soon be easier than finding your next Tinder match—and the inevitable mismatches can’t possibly be any worse.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.13.16
future of food

This Engineer Created a Real-Life Version of Farmville

“You press a few buttons, pour in some seeds, and the Farmbot will do everything else."
Johanna Derry
10.6.16
politics

Here's One Way to Solve the Democratic National Convention’s Food Waste Problem

Once delegates and other guests are finished shoving shrimp cocktails and hot dogs in their faces at restaurants and event spaces around town, hosts with excess food can use this app instead of tossing it.
Wyatt Marshall
7.22.16
NOMA

René Redzepi Says Even Noma Is Full of Pokémon Go Players

René Redzepi—chef and co-owner of Denmark's noma—recently revealed in a tweet that Pokémon mania has even struck his world-renowned bastion of Nordic food.
Hilary Pollack
7.15.16
Technology

Did Dairy Queen Really Ban 'Pokémon GO' Users?

While some businesses have purchased in-game items that cause Pokémon to congregate in a particular place in order to draw customers through the doors, a photo circulating on Reddit suggests that Dairy Queen isn't so friendly about this whole hubbub.
Wyatt Marshall
7.11.16
Technology

Report Says Canadians Are Obsessed with Looking at Food on Their Phones

We aren’t looking to technology just to figure out what to eat; we are also using it to decide where to eat and who to eat with, even if that means just staying in for some pho and chill.
Jessica Scott-Reid
6.19.16
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