If this chocolate catches fire, it will melt. Get it? Fire.

All 12 Districts From ‘The Hunger Games’ Now Have Their Own Chocolate Bar

For those unfamiliar with The Hunger Games series of books and now movies starring Jennifer Lawrence shooting people with a bow and arrow, the population is divided into 12 districts of Panem (the future name for the U.S.), each with their own industry that provides materials for the fancy people in The Capitol. Those in the outlying districts probably didn’t get to eat chocolate, but hey, that hasn’t prevented a new line of candy bars just in time for the next movie. [More]

Report: Hunger Games Studio Goes After Anti-Hunger Organization

Report: Hunger Games Studio Goes After Anti-Hunger Organization

You probably haven’t heard that there’s a small independent movie — apparently based on a little-known series of books — called The Hunger Games that’s getting a limited release this weekend. Well, the studio behind that film is trying to stop an anti-hunger group from cashing in on the Hunger Games name. [More]

'Hunger Games' Viral Site Requires You To Give Marketers Control Of Your Facebook Or Twitter Account

'Hunger Games' Viral Site Requires You To Give Marketers Control Of Your Facebook Or Twitter Account

The Hunger Games is a wildly popular series of books about a dystopian future where the government spies on your every move and teenagers square off in a to-the-death tournament for the amusement of the upper-class residents of the capitol city. The books are soon to become a big-time Hollywood franchise and as part of the much-hyped countdown to that release, millions of people are getting in on the viral marketing by logging onto a website that creates a unique badge for each user. But are these people looking at the permissions they’re signing away when they log in? [More]

Do You Live Near A Food Desert?

Do You Live Near A Food Desert?

If you’ve ever wanted to find out if you live in a wasteland with a dearth of access to fresh and nutritious food, boy have we got the government-sponsored data mashup for you! The USDA just launched the “Food Desert Locator” which lets you see where it’s hard to get a decent bite to eat in America. A “food desert” (remember: not dessert, that has two s’s because you want more of it) is a low-income area where a most of the people live more than one mile from the nearest grocery store/supermarket. Thanks to this map, now we know why North Dakotans are so sad: no one will make them a sandwich! [More]