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Soon, an app to tell you when your microwave popcorn is ready

May 29, 2013
It'll listen to the bag popping in the microwave and algorithmically tell you exactly when to take it out.
Posted In: popcorn, food and drink

Have lunch with Warren Buffett, starting at $25,000

May 28, 2013
Mr. Buffett auctions off a lunch date with himself every year. Bidding begins at $25,000.
Posted In: Warren Buffett

Vintage Apple computer sells for $668,000

May 27, 2013
The computer sold for only $666 back in the '70s.
Posted In: apple, steve jobs

Nine-year-old gives McDonald's CEO a talking to

May 24, 2013
Hannah Robertson showed up at the McDonald's shareholder meeting with her mother yesterday, and lined up at the mic during Q&A time.
Posted In: McDonald's

Good years for cicadas have been good years for stocks

May 23, 2013
According to Marketwatch, cicadas may serve as decent market forecasters.
Posted In: cicadas, alternative indicators

Hold the spoon -- World Nutella Day back on after being called off

May 21, 2013
Nutella-maker Ferrero called for an end to the day celebrating the chocolate hazelnut treat, then backed off.
Posted In: nutella, Food

Boeing 787 Dreamliner returns to the skies

May 20, 2013
Four months after being grounded for safety inspections, Boeing's 787 Dreamliner flew safely from Houston to Chicago today.
Posted In: Dreamliner 787, Boeing, Dreamliner

Have we entered cupcake deflation?

May 16, 2013
Cupcake prices have dropped eight-tenths of a percent over the past year.
Posted In: cupcakes

Angry Birds coming to a theater near you

May 15, 2013
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Rovio are gonna team up for a full-length animated 3-D version of the game.
Posted In: angry birds, movies, rovio

Rich Manhattan moms are hiring disabled to cut Disney World lines

May 14, 2013
The New York Post reports wealthy mothers are paying handicapped people to pose as family members so that their families can use the special entrances to Disney World attractions.
Posted In: disney

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