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The Perfect Microwave Listens to Popcorn Popping So It Never Burns

Tossing a bag of popcorn in the microwave is much easier than dragging out the hot air popper, except that you have to watch it like a hawk to make sure it doesn't burn. Alternatively, you can swap out your dated microwave for this new model from Whirlpool that actually listens to the popcorn as it pops to make sure… » 2/27/14 6:00pm 2/27/14 6:00pm

This Contraption Pops Just a Single Piece of Popcorn

Popcorn is already considered a healthy low-cal snack for dieters, but when you seriously need to shed the pounds, you'll want to replace your hot air popper with the Oncle Sam. It makes just a single piece of popcorn at a time, providing a four calorie snack that won't leave you feeling guilty at your next weigh-in. » 11/05/12 3:35pm 11/05/12 3:35pm

Voice Activated Popcorn Cannon Blasts Kernels Directly Into Your Mouth

Popcorn can be a fantastically healthy potato chip alternative, but always ends up playing second fiddle. So in an attempt to finally claim snack world supremecy, a company called Popcorn Indiana has created the Popinator, a voice activated kernel cannon that promises to be the perfect weapon to finally dethrone… » 9/17/12 1:38pm 9/17/12 1:38pm

Cellphone Popcorn Video Is Viral Marketing For Bluetooth Headset

You've probably seen the video above where people put cellphones around popcorn kernels and pop them by making a call. Turns out that it's a slightly disingenuous video by Cardo, a Blutooth headset manufacturer, in order to scare people into thinking that cellphones have that much radiation and they really need a… » 6/12/08 5:00pm 6/12/08 5:00pm

Talking Popcorn Machine Translates Pops Into Words

"Pop this, biznatch." is what I have always wanted my popcorn to say to me. This popcorn maker has a microphone inside the cabinet. The microphone will record the sounds from the popping corn and then translates the pops into words via morse code. Then a computer-program will read the words to you. The designer… » 2/15/07 4:00pm 2/15/07 4:00pm