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21 Aug 2010 14:54


Offbeat: Sun Chips bags so environmentally friendly, they won’t shut up

  • The thing is, you feel guilty about complaining since they are doing a good thing for the environment. But you want to snack quietly and you don’t want everyone in the house to know you are eating chips.
  • Sun Chips fan Kathy Frederick • On the major annoyance that is the new Sun Chips packaging. See, Frito-Lay, the makers of the chips, started packing them in new compostable bags, which are environmentally friendly but REALLY GOD DAMN LOUD. Loud enough that there’s multiple Facebook pages devoted to the phenomenon. This video puts the whole situation into perspective – the bag is nearly 20 decibels louder than your average chip bag. 95 decibels for a chip bag? And we thought normal chip bags were loud. source

18 Apr 2010 21:15


Biz: Charles Schumer twist airlines’ arms on carry-on bag charges

  • 5 major air carriers won’t follow
    Spirit Airlines’ ill-advised lead source

22 Jan 2010 10:56


World: Yikes: In Haiti right now, stealing rice a shootable offense

  • A truck stopped and we jumped on, and the driver gave us the rice as a gift. But the cops shot us.
  • An unidentified companion who was also shot for reportedly stealing rice • On the events that led police to kill Gentile Cherie yesterday. CNN caught the reported rice-stealing encounter and went to film the arrests, but got more than they bargained for when police reportedly shot the men in the back. Jesus. source

27 Oct 2009 10:34


Offbeat: Call this idiot at the Norwegian customs office “snakeskin”

Fourteen pythons. Ten lizards. Fourteen stockings for the creatures. One stupid human being who looks like he’s wearing a halter top. source

18 Oct 2009 12:09


Biz: Protip: Go to CVS with a reusable bag and save some money

  • 25¢ off your purchase every time you reuse a bag at CVS
  • 99¢ to enroll in the program, but it stil sounds like a nice deal source