Kraft Reports String-Cheese Recall, Probable Shortage

Millions of packages of Polly-O and Kraft string cheese that came from a plant in upstate New York have been recalled after complaints that the cheese was discolored and spoiled too soon—enough to cause a devastating string cheese shortage all across the U.S. » 2/04/14 11:48pm 2/04/14 11:48pm

Chili Peppers Bassist Owns Up to Faking Super Bowl Half Time

Suspicion started when viewers noticed that none of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' instruments were actually plugged in during their frenetic Super Bowl performance last Sunday. Now, the bassist Flea admits in a post on the band's blog they knew their instruments weren't on. » 2/04/14 7:12pm 2/04/14 7:12pm

Bitcoin Zealot Mom Made Daughters Sell Cookies for Digital Currency

In January, two little entrepreneurs girls wanted to set up a stand outside their San Francisco (duh) home to sell cookies and lemonade. That business plan just wasn't disruptive enough for their mother, Holly, a tech worker in the city, who set the girls up with a "wallet" for the anonymous digital currency Bitcoin… » 2/03/14 7:54pm 2/03/14 7:54pm

This Tech Company Wants to Give You Eternal Half-Life

Human beings have always wanted to live forever—and now we can! Or at least our robot simulacra will be able to. is the latest annoying vaporware invented by utopian technology entrepreneurs. The company promises to distill all of your data—tweets, email, Facebook posts—into "an avatar that emulates your… » 1/31/14 6:11pm 1/31/14 6:11pm