Send Odors Through Your Smartphone With Scentee

Smell-O-Vision was a short lived idea in the 1960s that never really took off. Even so, people have tried to communicate smells through electronic transmission for quite some time now. One new smartphone accessory may have finally perfected it. Say…

Foursquare Adds More Menus, Continues to Become a Better Tool for Local Search & Discovery

Over the past year or so, Foursquare has been going through a major transformation – well, at least a major improvement. What they’ve been doing is making both small and large tweaks to turn the focus of the service toward…

O.J. Simpson: One Hand Free in Court Hearing

In October 2012, the armed robbery and kidnapping case for which O.J. Simpson was convicted in 2008 was reopened. Simpson is currently serving 33 years in prison for the charges, but the former football star is hoping to get a…

‘Disconnect’ Director Henry Alex Rubin Talks At Google

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Henry Alex Rubin, who directed films like Murderball and Disconnect, recently participated in an At Google talk, discussing Disconnect at Google NYC. The talk took place on April 26th. Disconnect is Rubin’s first non-documentary. It’s described as…

CNN Anchor: Cancer Announcement Is Thanks To Angelina

CNN anchor Zoraida Sambolin said today that she is electing to have a double mastectomy after a breast cancer diagnosis, and it’s thanks in part to Angelina Jolie’s announcement about her own surgery that she had the courage to speak…

Rayman Legends Restores The Good Name Of Underwater Platforming

Every new trailer for Rayman Legends makes it harder to wait for the game’s September release. The latest featuring some undersea adventures mark the return of underwater levels – a level theme largely missing from contemporary platformers. Some platformers have…

Burger King Targets McRib With BK Rib Sandwich

Whenever McDonald’s un-retires its McRib sandwich, it’s an event. People react quite favorably to the boneless pork slab that gets lathered in barbecue sauce. So much so, in fact, McDonald’s has done a good job capitalizing on the sandwich’s popularity…

Pinterest Adds Notifications, Mentions, and Better Search to Mobile

Pinterest is one of those services that is not yet as potent on mobile as it is on the desktop. At this point, I do most of my tweeting and Facebooking on my mobile device – and I’m not alone.…

New Salt Study: Low Salt Intake Not Supported

A new report from the Institute of Medicine shows that, while high levels of sodium intake should be lowered, too little sodium intake could also be harmful. “These new studies support previous findings that reducing sodium from very high intake…

Oscar Mayer Bacon Dogs Now A Reality

The “105-year-old bacon lady” is going to love this. Oscar Mayer revealed over the weekend that it is now making “Bacon Dogs”. These are hot dogs made partially with bacon. To be exact, they’re made with turkey, chicken, pork and…