Sick of seeing panels at conventions and conferences made up entirely of white men? So are the people at online gender discrimination watchdog Gender Avenger, and they've created an app for SXSW that will let you name and shame the panels that didn't bother to give women a voice.Read More
Where's the "I just want pizza" option?
Yes, the above video's after-school-special vibes might undermine Good2Go's awesome potential, but the more knowledgeable we can be of our partners' sobriety levels or enthusiasm, the better, right?Read More
Fart Code App Leverages All the Sophisticated Technology of Your Phone to Rate Your Food’s Fart Power
Farts have so much to teach us.
In a silent but deadly attempt to get children—or adults who understand good comedy—to pay attention to nutrition labels, Fart Code reads barcodes and translates all that boring talk about "calories" and "ingredients" into terms that resonate with us: fart power.Read More
Actually, the sound of our planet would probably just be loud sobbing. Treat the Earth nicer, everyone.
It's Earth Day! That means that today, out of all the days in the year that our giant, natural spaceship graciously turns us to face the sun and makes our entire existence possible, we will give a little back and try to do something nice for the Earth. If you're looking for a way to pitch in, you can help document the fleeting sounds of our planet.Read More
I always knew Windows Phone would destroy society as we know it.
Reddit set out to make Community's society-collapsing ratings app, MeowMeowBeenz, a reality, and that dream is one step closer now that you can actually download the app for your phone. Right now, it's a proof-of-concept app that shows off the UI and function, but the ratings system support on the backend is coming just around the corner.Read More
[Updated] Reddit Is Making MeowMeowBeenz From Community a Real Thing, Prepare to Futurize Your Decor
Quick, someone get the mustard.
Are you Five material? You're going to find out, because a software engineer on Reddit wants to make Meowmeowbeenz, the people-rating app from last night's Community, a reality. What, you didn't know they'd already built an entire Meowmeowbeenz subreddit in the time since the episode aired? Get with it, Newbeenz.Read More
The levees will never break again.
Y'all, it's Mardi Gras. If you can't remember a time it was warm enough to take your top off, it may be hard to sympathize with revelers in Louisiana searching right now for a place to legally relieve their overtaxed bladders. Thankfully, there's an app for those lucky sons of bitches. Or should I say, an a pp? (pee joke, plebs.)Read More
We would say, "it's the best thing ever!" but we're afraid of what it would replace that with.
We might as well just come to terms with the fact that Upworthy-style "You won't believe what happens next!!!" kind of headlines are the wave of the future. I mean, even CNN's doing it now. Best just accept it and move on, right? Or we could filter them out with honest headlines, of course. That's where the new Downworthy app comes in.Read More
This is probably the closest your face will ever get to Matt Smith's face. Enjoy.
BBC now has a Facebook app that will help you rally your companions together for your Doctor Who 50th anniversary celebration. All you have to do is head over to the app on Facebook, and you can have it insert a picture of you into video of the Doctor Who opening titles for a web-based invitation to celebrate the anniversary.Read More
We thought the point of the Internet was not waiting in lines.
It's a great day for BlackBerry users, as their beloved BBM proprietary messaging service has finally gone cross-platform. We tried to take the iOS and Android versions for a spin, but demand for accounts on the service is supposedly so high that there's a virtual line. Yeah, we were surprised, too.Read More