Flavor Changing Skittles And Other Fun Halloween Stories

Given next week is Halloween – I thought it fitting to share a few related stories this week. The first is about Skittles “Trick Plays” bag which features candies that do not taste like their colors, which is sure to frustrate some die-hard Skittles consumers. Last week I featured Snickers hunger bars and this week I came

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The App That Lets You Brag About Disconnecting

Instead of bragging about how many hours you worked, how about bragging about how many hours you slept?

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Nissan Will Make Its Electric Cars “Sing” To Pro ...

Are electric cars too quiet? Nissan has an innovative new solution to help make them safer – by helping make cars that “sing.”

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How Diverse Are US Newsrooms? Not Very …

Are newsrooms getting more diverse or not? The answer is more complicated than you might think.

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Google’s Cupcake Problem Shows The Dangers Of Tunnel V ...

For Google Maps, it seemed like equating calories burned when walking to cupcakes seemed like a good idea … until they embarrassingly realized it wasn’t.

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BBC Newscaster Realizes On Air That A Story Isn’t News ...

What would you do if you had to deliver a story that you felt was worthless? You might take a cue from this perfectly blunt newscaster from the UK …

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How Chicken Feathers Could Be The Future Of Home Insulation

It takes some serious Non-Obvious thinking to dream up using discarded chicken feathers as a super efficient home insulation material – but that’s the idea from a London duo who created “Aeropowder” and are testing its fire safety before making it a commercial product. I love these kinds of stories because it takes something we

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