Things We Saw Today: These AI-Generated Candy Hearts Are the Only Gifts We Need This Valentine’s Day
Have regular Valentine's gifts got you down? Have candy slogans become too expected? Luckily, research scientist Janelle Shane has our back.Read More
Most of the time, I don't consider myself particularly "girly" or "femme." Sure I like to wear earrings, or I'll throw on some lipstick, or I'll go on wine
chuggings tastings with a group of giggling female friends, but generally speaking I think that my feminine gender expression is more balanced than skewed. And then I hear about something like ruby chocolate, and I'm instantly the girliest girl who ever girled.
Get it? Power!?
In the tradition of TMS' Annual Turkeydome and Superhero Food pieces, here's The Mary Sue's definitive Halloween Candy Power Rankings!Read More
Yeah. Pez. The candy thing. I know, right?
Y'know, that emoji movie is beginning to seem a whole lot more interesting.Read More
This Neopets cosplay from AF is bringing me way back. From left to right: the Tooth Faerie, Taelia, the Air Faerie, the Soup Faerie, Illusen, and the Grey Faerie.Read More
Because you can never have too many.
Hey, it's only $14.00! This is an investment, right?Read More
Meow the force be with you.
This bunny is named Benjamin Linus (yes, like that Ben Linus), and he is the best bunny cosplayer in the biz. He even has his own 2015 calendar. We're also partial to the Walter White cosplay. (via Fashionably Geek)Read More
om nom nom
If your poop is peep colored, go to the doctor. Now.
Peeps are more than just barely-edible candy! Every year, The Washington Post holds a Peep Show contest for lovingly crafted marshmallow-based dioramas. Kate Hohman's cheeky entry, Everyone Peeps, was one of this year's top finalists.Read More
This calls for a rousing chorus of celebration from the Lollipop Guild.
After provoking the ire of pretty much everyone on the Internet (not that they hadn't already provoked it with their incredibly addictive, impossible-to-beat game), the company behind Candy Crush Saga appears to finally be backing off from the ridiculous trademark petition it first applied for in February of last year.Read More
Unless you like chalky ass. Then do whatever you want.
It's Valentine's Day tomorrow. If you're out shopping for just the right kind of candy heart but don't like gnawing on chalk or passing on canned sentiment, then may we suggest making your own? Our friends over at Kitchen Overlord have this handy guide to custom culinary caring confections. And great news: they're really easy.Read More
Rejected candy hearts are all the rage this Valentine's season. Well, you know, and every Valentine's season since the invention of the Internet and terrible jokes (whichever came first). But they're especially easy to make this season using the Cryptogram, so we made a bunch of nerdy ones, just for you.Read More
Things We Saw Today
No, it's not Grillz.
We would have settled for candy that wasn't bad for your teeth, but that wasn't enough for Christine Lang of the biotech company Organobalance. No, Lang and her colleagues decided that candy should make up for its years of causing cavities by actively preventing them, and they've finally achieved their goal. Take that, parents everywhere.Read More
We ate too much candy.
Yesterday the Geekosystem team took a field trip to Economy Candy here in New York City. It specializes in odd and vintage candy you're not likely to find in most places. We stocked up on sweets that people probably aren't going to be handing out for Trick-or-Treat tonight, and after tasting them that's probably for the best.Read More
The Geekosystem crew took a field trip to a local vintage candy store in New York to celebrate the holiday. In addition to buying a bunch of unusual treats that we'll be reviewing sometime tomorrow, we also found a whole bunch of candy themed after your favorite TV shows, games, and movies.Read More
Protip: hand out the URL for this video to trick-or-treaters. Some candy might be nice, too.
Mental floss makes education fun by making candy, which is already fun, educational. In their weekly trivia webseries, John Green shares 38 little known facts about candy and debunks several myths including gum staying in your digestive system for years.Read More
Things We Saw Today
The possibilities are endless! Right up until about the Q.
Not only is Android's newest operating system named after an already existing brand name candy, but they've actually teamed up with Nestlé to cross-promote Android and Kit Kats at the same time. So what comes next? Hopefully this list of ideas will give Google a headstart on which companies they should go begging to once the hubub over KitKat dies down.Read More