Welcome to another installment of sweet new apps. In this week’s batch we’ve got an app that takes the concept of live video streaming to the next level, a social app that lets you spout off your opinion as much as you’d like, and more. Without further ado, let’s dig in.
Watch this guy transform a simple plastic straw into a shrimp lure using just a pair of scissors. The result is so realistic that I'm not surprised cuttlefishes take the bait as if it were the real thing.
Sometimes adding functionality makes things less useful. Does my candy really need to be both Sweet and Tart? No. Just like my drinking straw doesn't need to also be an ice cube.
Two scientists have developed a sensor that can automatically and accurately detect if date-rape drugs are in your drink. All you have to do is dip the straw in your drink and see if it lights up.
Are you man (or woman) enough to handle a titanium drinking straw? It takes some compromises. You can't bend it and you have to wash it after every use. But you would look very herculean sipping that frozen margarita.
Marvin Stone was sipping on a mint julep with some buddies, but he was not enjoying it. In the late 1800s, when this happy hour took place, natural rye grass was the tool used to slurp up your booze.