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Melon Meter iOS app listens for ripe watermelons

App analyzes the sound made when you thump on a watermelon to tell you which fruit is ripe and which is better left out of your grocery cart.

By August 24, 2011


Zune paints the town (watermelon) red

It's Microsoft's version of red

By June 4, 2007


Forged lightsaber-katana fit for a 'Star Wars' samurai

Once again, feudal Japan crosses over into the realm of "Star Wars" with a "Man at Arms: Reforged" creation that combines a lightsaber with a samurai sword.

By August 13, 2014


The Queue: Bursting with goodness!

Awesome slo-mo exploding watermelon video; new 'Guitar Hero' details; putting off marriage for that big screen; a tool to find a free FM station for your MP3 transmitter; and the briefcase with the built-in satellite TV.

May 21, 2008


E-joints: The toke of the future?

With the rise in prominence of "e-cigs," electronic cannabis may not be too far behind. A Dutch company claims it's created the first legal e-joint.

By June 26, 2014


Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013


Show notes - The Queue: Bursting with goodness!

Slo-mo exploding watermelon; new 'Guitar Hero' details; putting off marriage for that big screen; finding a free FM station for your MP3 transmitter; and a briefcase with built-in satellite TV.

By May 24, 2007


Real-life Fruit Ninja slices and dices flying comestibles

When the app is no longer enough, turn to the real-life Fruit Ninja for much more graphic images of fruit meeting its maker at the hands of a sword-wielding ninja.

By December 20, 2012


3D Systems launches world's first kitchen-ready 3D food printer

After purchasing 3D sugar printing startup The Sugar Lab, 3D Systems is bringing a 3D food printer to the consumer market.

By January 9, 2014


Kevin Spacey tries to out-baby the baby for E*Trade

In a new ad for E*Trade, the "House of Cards" star stoops in an attempt to conquer the online financial world. But does he succeed?

By April 15, 2014