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Toasteroid has a Kickstarter for their toaster that allows you to create pictures or send messages on your toast, from both remotely or nearby!

The possibilities of sending secret messages to your travelling latchkey Father are super exciting, as depicted by the girl from their Kickstarter video:



It works like this:



...and allows you to nag from near or far:




To be fair, it looks really cool:



So at $98,000+ already raised, toasts all around!


Peeple lets you treat everyone else like Yelp restaurants. How fun!
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I can't see how this would go wrong at all.

Peeple, an app launching this November, will invite you to rate everyone else like there were restaurants on Yelp. 'Personally, professionally and romantically', founders Julia Cordray and Nicole McCullough think it's going to provide a whole lot of benefit for letting you know who's in your life.

As their website says:

Peeple will enhance your online reputation for access to better quality networks, top job opportunities, and promote more informed decision making about people. Authentic and relevant information about you and others you interact with is paramount to our vision for this app. Users will require a Facebook account to access the application, to verify and validate the minimum age requirement. To prevent multiple and fake profiles users will also need to validate that they are a real person with their cell phone number which will then text them a pin to login with.



Not everyone is liking this idea. For the obvious reasons you are thinking.

It began trending on Twitter Oct. 1 and the reactions were expected, but still pretty humorous.













The backlash has been felt by the creators (who are still getting publicity out of the bad press) and they wrote up this reply, which doesn't at all come off as smug and self-satisfied.

An Ode to Courage: Innovators are often put down because people are scared and they don't understand. We are bold innovators and sending big waves into motion and we will not apologize for that because we love you enough to give you this gift.



It is very much worth mentioning that the show Community had an episode dedicated to an app exactly like this. It was called Meow Meow Beenz. And it was hilarious.



It will only be a matter of time before society devolves into a caste system, where the five-star rated among us will wear togas and play theremins on the reg.

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Oscar Mayer just released a dating app, that looks very similar to Tinder, for people who are really fond of bacon

So it's basically just Tinder.

Insisting that it's a very real dating app, the cold cuts and meat production company has launched a website and rolled out the swiping app.

It's location based, so you'll have to tell that meat factory where you are at all times. But it comes with something called a 'Sizzl-meter'. Here's what they say about it on their FAQ

Q: How does the "Sizzl-meter" work?

A: Good question. Holding down the Sizzl-meter on a user's profile indicates your level of interest. The longer you hold, the more Sizzl you feel for them.

So romantic.

There's even a way to report people who don't love bacon!



Unfortunately, only iPhone users can currently find their true bacon lovers.

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The only fix for that bug is to turn the internet off and read a nice book about talking bears or something.