crime

How Cops Use Pizza Crusts and Half-Eaten Burgers to Solve Murder Mysteries

The Savopolous murders—a grisly quadruple homicide in Washington, DC—piqued the public’s darkest fascination for a variety of reasons: the wealth of the family, the alleged torture of a ten-year-old-boy, and the case's dependence on a piece of Domino’s...
Gigen Mammoser
1.27.18
Fast Food Week

Sonic Boom: How Fast Food Brought Scientific Optimism to the Masses

It was no coincidence that Yeager broke the sound barrier just a few years before the burger stand began offering 'service at the speed of sound.'
Gigen Mammoser
7.28.17
Fast Food Week

Reflecting on the Burger King Pokémon Disaster of 1999

How kids meal toys at the height of Pokémania led to two deaths and a lot of panic.
Gigen Mammoser
7.28.17
alcohol

How to Balance the Negative Effects of Post-Workout Boozing

Drinking after working out probably isn't a great idea, but there are ways to help balance the negative effects.
Gigen Mammoser
7.16.17
Trump

Trump Supporters Enraged by 18th-Century Custard Recipe

Apparently making America great again does not mean enjoying a colonial recipe for a dessert called the 'orange fool.'
Gigen Mammoser
7.12.17
alcohol

Urban Planning Accidentally Banned Alcohol Throughout This Entire City

More than 700 bars, pubs, hotels, and establishments selling alcohol in the city have been forced to go dry or close down.
Gigen Mammoser
7.9.17
food allergies

Study Says Food Allergies Could Affect Kids' Mental Health

Kids who are allergic to particular foods experience higher rates of anxiety, according to the study.
Gigen Mammoser
7.2.17
WTF

'Dealers' Arrested for Selling Pancake Mix to Undercover Cops

They tried to pass it off as $27,000 worth of cocaine. A pun-heavy police statement ensued.
Gigen Mammoser
6.25.17
WTF

‘Gangs’ of Killer Whales Are Harassing Alaskan Fishermen

Like pirates of the Bering Sea, orcas are chasing fishermen out of the area.
Gigen Mammoser
6.24.17
WTF

This Bar Discounts Drinks Based On the Height of Your Heels

Got 6-inch heels? They're worth 40 percent off.
Gigen Mammoser
6.11.17
meat

Meat Producers Are Concerned Vegan Bacon Is Deceiving Consumers

The meat industry is lobbying to change fake-meat labels, but "vegetarian textured soy breakfast strips" doesn't have quite the same ring.
Gigen Mammoser
6.4.17
cereal

People Are Furious at Trix Cereal For Ruining Their Childhood Memories

Apparently, over-privileged, avocado-toast-consuming breakfast eaters of today want to have their Trix and eat them too.
Gigen Mammoser
5.28.17
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