I’ve always wondered why higher quality eggs in Canada have a lemon yellow coloured yolk. I visually associate a bright yellow yolk with lower quality and being less nutritious. Since I’m originally from the UK, this makes sense to me now — we tend to prefer orange yolks across the pond.

Different yolks for different folks: Why we judge an egg by its colour

theglobeandmail.com · Consumers preferences about the colours of their food, such as the yellowness of egg yolks or pinkness of salmon, vary by region. As National Food Reporter Ann Hui writes, one Canadian company has developed a tool that lets food producers find the perfect hue for their market

Another week, another Apple Car story. Where there’s this much smoke, there must be fire. Keeping a car completely under wraps until it’s ready for sale seems impossible, at some point we’re going to get a peek at the hardware.

Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles

theglobeandmail.com · Company has hired experts to lay groundwork as it looks beyond the iPhone for new sources of revenue

Self driving car technology is one of the most exciting tech frontiers of our time. The advances over the next twenty years have the ability to change our day-to-day lives in a different, but just as impactful way as the smartphone has.

“Cities may look drastically different. Sidewalks could go away, as pedestrians and cars share the roads. There will be no street parking, just parking garages outside of city centers. And traffic signs and infrastructure may disappear — replaced with smaller, cheaper equipment that only needs to communicate with cars.”

The complete timeline to self-driving cars

recode.net · Self-driving cars are coming. The question is when and how.

What a great implementation of an immersive experience this WTC elevator ride is. The way the landscape changes seamlessly before you, right up to the new tower being built around the elevator you’re standing in is perfectly executed. I’m also a fan of the clear yet subtle floor and year indicators.

One World Trade Center Elevator Ride Show Animated New York Skyline From 1500s To Now

youtube.com · Sky pods show rise of New York skyline from 1500s till now on time-lapse rocket ride to trade center's top. An imposingly realistic vision of 2 World Trade C...

Who at Samsung thought it was a good idea to ship a $6,000 fridge with a huge built-in touchscreen that does nothing better than the phone in my pocket? It has cameras inside to show you what’s in the fridge… on the screen.

Just in case you love the idea of standing at your fridge browsing the web, there’s also a built in web browser. Samsung needs to take a step back here and decide where the line is between “can build it”, and “should build it”.

Samsung's Family Hub Smart Fridge is crazy

theverge.com · This fridge has a giant touch screen you can shop from. It costs $6,000.

Context aware wearables is a really interesting idea. You’re stripping away layers of user interface on the device, and replacing it with our natural real world interactions. To be truly useful I think wearables have to go beyond being another screen to tap on.

Making wearables more useful and smart homes less of a chore

techcrunch.com · Wearables might be set to get a whole lot more useful in future if research being conducted by Carnegie Mellon University’s Future Interfaces Group is..