Devilishly Clever Ad Distributes Free Cake Samples to Passersby

There have been some strange ad innovations popping up at bus stops in London recently. First came the icky-sounding smell-vertising that emitted the scent of a baked potato to induce cravings in hungry commuters, and now there's a new innovation—though this one sounds more promising because it involves actual cake.… » 3/14/12 11:55pm 3/14/12 11:55pm

Scary New Machine Scans Your Face And Decides Whether To Give You A…

If you're one of those people who can make a meal of walking around the grocery store snagging free samples, there's a new machine that is poised to ruin your dinner for the foreseeable future. It's a robot called the "iSample Experience" that was developed by Kraft Foods, in conjunction with Intel Corp., and it is… » 12/28/11 5:00pm 12/28/11 5:00pm