Top Posts Of The Week

Why Is Gas So Freakin’ Expensive?
“Did you know that gas price gouging almost never occurs as prices rise? Rather, it’s most often when dealers keep prices artificially high even as their costs fall.”

The Myth Of Salads: Why Why Fast Food Salads Aren’t Necessarily Going To Help You Lose Weight
“What if we told you that a Wendy’s Garden Sensations Mandarin Chicken Salad had more calories, more fat, more carbs and more sugar than a Double Stack?”

How To: Avoid Pesky Phone Survey People
“The general rule for most surveys is 7 or 8 calls before we stop bugging you. So if you just hang up every time we ask you to do a survey, expect to hear from us several more times.”

Contact Information For 50 Politicians Who Take Campaign Money From The RIAA
“Don’t be afraid to tell your representatives how you feel. How else are they going to know?”

Consumerist Undercover At IDT Energy: Day One
“I knew I would wake up Tuesday morning and that there would be no turning back. Once I was hired, I would have to see this through to the end.”