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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015


Chocolate craniums are desserts to die for

These anatomically correct chocolate skulls on Etsy make for the perfect Halloween centerpiece or creepy holiday treat.

By September 8, 2014


​Appliance Science: The firm chemistry of gelatin

How does a single chemical transform water into the tasty treat called Jell-O? We look at the chemistry of gelatin, the chemical behind Jell-O.

By September 10, 2015


Gingerbread Optimus Prime: Dessert in disguise

"Confectibots, roll out!" There's more than meets the eye to this tasty Transformer. But what if all food could change into powerful robots?

By December 19, 2013


Goth Box brings darkness to your doorstep

Help this Kickstarter campaign add a little Wednesday Addams to your life with this monthly personalized box full of creepy, weird, Gothy goodies.

By August 18, 2015


Science now helping to develop better chocolate

Scientists have used X-ray to peer into the sweet brown heart of chocolate to discover what causes it to turn white.

By May 7, 2015


'Sesame Street' parody of 'Avengers' saves veggies from destruction

Aveggies assemble! Dr. Brownie, Onion Man, Captain Americauliflower, Black Bean Widow, Mighty Corn and Zuchin-eye save the day in this "Avengers" parody: "The Aveggies: Age of Bon Bon."

By April 28, 2015


Creepy face candles grin at you as they melt

Sculptor Anna Sternik makes candles that look so uncannily like human faces that you may think twice about lighting the wick.

By February 2, 2015


'Star Wars' Jedi Babies battle over last cupcake

Tiny versions of Darth Vader and Princess Leia duel with lightsabers over a coveted cupcake. Who will get their just desserts in this epic "Star Wars" video? Watch to find out!

By November 7, 2014


Must-have Android apps for holiday cooking and baking

Keep your sanity in the kitchen this holiday season with these helpful Android apps.

By November 24, 2014