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Four offbeat Android launchers to transform your phone

Want to give your phone a new look, without having to design it yourself? These four launchers have you covered.

By March 21, 2014


Oh, look! A drone that fires a gun

Technically Incorrect: YouTube has been adorned with a slightly scary video of a drone that has a mounted handgun. Surely this isn't legal, even if it's real.

By July 17, 2015


Free energy, edible slime -- and more offbeat crowdfunding ideas

Crowdfunding platforms can make unlikely, revolutionary notions fly or flop. Here are some of our recent favorites.

By September 4, 2013


Can't make it to Mother's Day? Groupon will send a 'kid' in your place

If you just aren't able to visit your mom on Mother's Day, Groupon will send a perfect child to fill in for you, as long as you have $25,000 laying around.

By May 8, 2015


Redhead redemption: Give us our ginger emojis, petition demands

A new Change.org petition asks Apple to add redheads to its emoji diversification update. How else will we be able to chat about Harry Potter's best friend Ron Weasley?

By March 5, 2015


Offbeat game recasts Xmas tune as 'Little Bummer Boy'

To many, "Little Drummer Boy" is a fun, or at least innocuous, Christmas song. But to many people on Facebook, Twitter, e-mail lists, and blogs, "LDB" is something to avoid at all costs.

By December 22, 2012


'Valley Girl' Jesse Draper moves Internet show to television

Six years after starting her offbeat Internet-based talk show, Draper this week winds up on the big -- well, bigger -- screen on a couple of Bay Area TV stations.

By August 1, 2014


Singapore and Hong Kong are radio-controlled toy heaven

Singapore-based writer Michael Tan spends his spare time flying his fleet of quad-copters with his son. He takes us on a tour of Asia's best RC shops, packed full of fun toys.

By July 9, 2014


Guy's Kickstarter dream: Making potato salad (with dill even)

A forward-thinking entrepreneur attempts to Kickstart a potato-salad-making session and ends up blowing away his $10 funding goal.

By July 3, 2014


Yahoo brings 'Community' back to life with 6th season

The popular TV series, which was canceled by NBC in May, is resurrected with 13 new episodes exclusively on the tech giant's video platform.

By June 30, 2014