Edible 'stop signs' in food may halt overeating

"Still on your break, eh?" reads the text. (Credit: Screenshot by Edward Moyer/CNET) A tech company creates a robotic espresso machine that can be controlled by text messages and print bits of those messages on espresso foam. All in the name of duping gadget bloggers and others into spreading the company's name far and wide. The blogosphere-manipulating company is called Zipwhip. And as you'll see in the video below, it has a product it would like everyone to know about. And, as we think we've mentioned, it also has a robotic espresso machine that can be controlled by text messages etcetera. Now, this machine is not something that's on the market. Apparently it's a one-off created expressly for Zipwhip's offices (though Zipwhip has posted some info about it for those who might like to create their own). Related stories Drinking in the Vue, Keurig's K-Cup successor Most expensive Starbucks drink in the world? ... [Read more]Related Links:

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Tue 22 May 12 from BBC Technology

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Edible 'stop signs' in food could help control overeating

Once you pop the top of a tube of potato chips, it can be hard to stop munching its contents. [...]

Mon 21 May 12 from Science Blog

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