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Minimalist Google Maps, NASA Astronauts Prefer Shrimp Cocktails

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. This Google Maps hack takes out everything but the location markers and names. Somehow, it's still navigable. [From: xn-slarsteinn-gbb.com, via: Kottke] Mary Roach w...

How to Make Ice Cream Without a Machine

Who, besides vegans and the lactose intolerant, doesn't love ice cream? Nobody. (Even the dairy-averse have found alternatives for this universally adored frozen treat.) Although precursors to what we know as ice cream have existed for ages, Harold McGee -- food science master and author of the must-have 'On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen' -- notes in his book that "the E...

Vancouver's Pixelated Orca, YouTube Quadruples Video Size to 4K

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. A pixelated orca (statue) recently appeared outside Vancouver's convention center. [From: Engadget] YouTube ups the video ante with new support for 4K video (yes, ...

Izzy's Ice Cream Shop Shows Real-Time Scoop Levels With RFID Tags

Have you ever ventured to the ice-cream shop for a few scoops of your current flavor du jour only to find that they're all out? St. Paul, Minnesota residents might never experience that kind of heart-rending disappointment again. According to TechLand, local shop Izzy's Ice Cream has implemented a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag system for its ice cream inventory. Simply by visiting ...

Ice Cream Treat Causes False-Positive on Blood Alcohol Test

Drunk driving kills thousands every year in the United States, a disturbing and rising trend that has resulted in the passing of new legislation in many states that will require in-dash breathalyzers for formerly convicted drunk drivers. Now, though, a man in Australia has managed to have a similar device removed from his car after proving that a common ice cream treat resulted in false positives....

Man Fails Alcohol Test After Ice Cream Fools Breathalyzer

Certain ingredients do not mix well with driving. Alcohol, of course, comes to mind. And we all know that driving after a large turkey dinner and/or heroin injection can lead to trouble. There is, however, a secret killer out there. Its name? Ice cream. Okay, it's not a killer, but it can cause you to test positive on a breathalyzer. According to UPI.com, an Australian man recently blames a fa...

Ice Cream Machine Vends Portions Based on Customer Mood

As we've all learned from countless sitcoms and romantic comedies, nothing cures the blues better than big old bowl of cookie dough ice cream. And that's the very logic at work behind artist Demitrios Kargotis's new vending machine, which doles out portions of frozen custard based on a customer's mood. The sadder the customer, the more ice cream he or she is rewarded with. The Mr. Whippy machin...