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Stupid frat prank becomes runaway Web phenom

"Icing," the forced consumption of notoriously disgusting alcoholic beverage Smirnoff Ice, is becoming quite the sensation on the Web. That is, when photos are taken.

By May. 21, 2010


Dave Winer's first encounters with the Macintosh

guest post Dave Winer's ThinkTank outliner was among the first wave of Macintosh software products. It was love at first sight, but Winer believes the Mac stopped short of where it could have gone.

By Jan. 24, 2014


Not watching 'Caper'? Here's why you should be

Superhero humor, comic book style, and Beth Riesgraf (but not just her). Crave contributor Kelsey Adams explains how a few streamed Web episodes made her a "Caper" crusader.

By Feb. 26, 2014


Ancient d20 die emerges from the ashes of time

Many centuries before Dungeons & Dragons was even a glimmer in the eye of Gary Gygax, ancient Egyptians were rolling a d20 die.

By Nov. 9, 2012


The 404 1,216: Where we 3D print our way out of the friendzone (podcast)

The Oxford dictionary gets a contemporary update with a new entry for an old concept: "Friendzone." We'll show you how to ascend the madness and introduce you to something called the "Dongiverse" that may help.

By Feb. 27, 2013


Prescription Bottle Beer Holder cuddles cold ones

The Prescription Bottle Beer Holder joins a long and proud line of novelty gag gifts with questionable taste. It dresses up a beer can in prescription clothes.

By Jan. 23, 2012


More women crashing Google+ sausage party

Early reports had figured the membership of Google+ to be upwards of 87 percent male. But new analysis shows a very different gender balance.

By Jul. 17, 2011


Adults-only vending machine dispenses Jell-O

Kraft and Intel get together to create a vending machine that scans human faces and calculates age. Only adults are offered a sample of a new Jell-O product aimed at the non-kid crowd.

By Dec. 27, 2011


When wearable tech makes you smarter -- by zapping your brain

A slew of controversial, DIY methods of brain stimulation have culminated in the Focus headset. But take note: It's not yet known whether augmenting the mind is truly safe.

By Aug. 9, 2013


WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

This week we have a good ol' fighting game that is known to be notoriously difficult and beer pong for the Wii (booze not included).

By Jul. 28, 2008