candy

  • YOYO Holdings Snags $1.3M For Its Prepaid Mobile Consumer Survey Platform

    YOYO Holdings Snags $1.3M For Its Prepaid Mobile Consumer Survey Platform

    YOYO Holdings, a rewards platform that targets prepaid mobile phone users in developing economies, has secured $1.3 million in funding from Japanese venture capital firms GREE Ventures, CyberAgent Ventures, and Incubate Fund. Read More

  • TagCandy: Augmented Reality-Powered Candy Sucking System (Video)

    TagCandy: Augmented Reality-Powered Candy Sucking System (Video)

    A team of researchers at Tokyo-based Keio University came up with a solution to make sucking candy more fun: dubbed TagCandy, their device intensifies the taste of real popsicles using augmented reality (the use of this term is a bit of a stretch in this case, but OK). All that users need to do is to stick the candy into the device and start licking it. Read More

  • Reviews: Crazy Japanese Kit Kats

    Reviews: Crazy Japanese Kit Kats

    For some reason JList sent me a box of Kit Kats. These aren’t just any Kit Kats. They’re Japanese Kit Kats. If the Japanese are good at anything, it’s making the familiar inexplicably strange. So I decided to open up all of these Kit Kats and try them for you. I came away somewhat disappointed – the flavor gamut ran from “tea-ish” to “just another… Read More

  • Make your own cotton candy! Out of Mambas!

    http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=607349&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Oh, it’s darling! How can you not want one of these? It turns hard candy (mm, sour apple Jolly Ranchers) into cotton candy — a direct violation of the 2nd law of thermodynamics! I’m not sure Mambas qualify… Read More

  • Put your photos on M&M's

    Put your photos on M&M's


    Mars is starting a new service called M&M Faces which will allow you to slap your mug on a bunch of M&Ms. The service follows M&M’s original My M&Ms service which allowed you to personalize your candies. Why you want faces on your M&M’s is anyone’s guess, but presumably you can get anything on there you want. Read More

  • Snickers + Caffeine + Taurine = recipe for success

    Snickers + Caffeine + Taurine = recipe for success

    Man oh man, do I miss Snickers. When I worked in an office, I used to eat one (and only one) each day. Yum. Now that there’s going to be a Snickers bar infused with caffeine, taurine, and B vitamins, I’m going to have to seriously reconsider starting up my Costco membership again. Read More