Dear Crabby, When Did Poop Become So Popular?

Dear Crabby, Are you familiar with emojis? They’re those little images on your smartphone you can use when texting – smiley faces, hearts, etc. Well, the one that really gets me is the poop emoji. And it’s everywhere: pillows, sheets, Halloween costumes… and what I want to know is how in the world did poop become so popular? Especially as kid's toys. Thanks, Walter Closet, II Dear Mr. Walter Closet, II, It seemed like Halloween was barely over and stores were already pushing their … [Read more...]

Cooking with Apples this Season

Anyone can toss a ripe Granny Smith in their lunch bag or grab a Honey Crisp on their way out the door. But this autumn, Michiganders want to consume apples in new ways as refreshing as the pomaceous fruit itself. We are curious how to add the tart, vitamin C-packed snack to our appetizer lineup before the Lions football game on Sunday; or how to embellish our family dinner and side dishes this evening; how to put a new spin on the beloved dessert found in a pie pan all the way to learning how … [Read more...]

iPhone mini could help Apple reach more reports "Were Apple to make available a less expensive iPhone, it would allow the company to reach 580 million potential consumers. These users represent 65 percent of the smartphone market, according to AppleInsider. Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray is out with his initial take on the so-called iPhone mini. The technology analyst believes that the device would not only prove successful, but also not hurt Apple’s profit margins. He believes a low-cost iPhone would generate $6.5 … [Read more...]

New iPhone 5 and iPad Mini

According to Apple’s official invitation to its upcoming event features a bold number 12 with the shadow of a number 5 below it. A message reads: “It’s almost here.” The company is expected to officially release the iPhone 5, whether that is actually its name or not, on Sept. 12. Reports say the new iPhone will feature a four-inch screen, up from the 3.5-inch models in the iPhones since they debuted in 2007, according to Reuters. Analysts have said the increased … [Read more...]