Consumer group warns against giving new snack to kids

A consumer advocacy group dedicated to health and nutrition is taking a stand against Cracker Jack’s new snack, Cracker Jack’D, which will contain the same amount of caffeine as a 12-ounce soda. The nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest calls out Cracker Jack’D, along with Kraft’s caffeinated MIO Energy and Jelly Belly’s caffeinated […]

The Coolest Man of 2012 — You Choose

By Mick LaSalle, SFGate.com Who is the coolest man of 2012? Above is a gallery consisting mostly of reader suggestions. Who would you choose as this year’s coolest man? Someone on this list . . . or

Social media bids a tearful farewell to Twinkies

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Meet the ‘Roctuplets’

The “Roctuplets” new website looks like American Idol, but the kids are much younger and they’re all from the same family. You may recognize them, however, as Octomom Nadya Suleman’s famous octuplets, who are now, apparently, being exploited through a new Christmas single, “I’m Ready for Christmas.” Aren’t we all. The video, which you can […]

Guy Fieri responds to scathing Times review: ‘There was another agenda’ [Video]

By Paolo Lucchesi, SFGate.com This morning on the Today Show, the shoe that everyone was waiting to drop finally dropped: Guy Fieri responded to New York Times critic Pete Wells’ zero-star bloodbath of a review of his Times Square restaurant, Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar. After all, when a (now viral) review consists of 34 questions, Fieri’s answers were […]

Amazon.com prepares you for the zombie apocalypse

Amazon now has a page sporting just about everything you’d need to survive the zombie apocalypse. (Assuming, of course, that something called a “zombie-seeking-missile” either doesn’t exist or isn’t

‘Call of Duty’ contagion may hit the work place

Huge crowds are expected to pack GameStops and Best Buys on Tuesday for the release of “Call of Duty: Black Ops II,” one of the largest video-game releases of the year. Bosses beware, as avid gamers may even miss work for it according to USA Today . While some fans are expected to take Tuesday […]

Anti-virus pioneer John McAfee wanted for murder in Belize?

John McAfee speaks last week after donating equipment to the Belizean police. (Photo courtesy of 7 Belize News) You are probably used to seeing the name “McAfee” as the ubiquitous anti-virus software searches your computer for viruses, but according to Gizmodo, it’s the police in Belize who are searching for founder John McAfee — to face […]