This Exists: Dungeons & Dragons Jones Soda

This Exists: Dungeons & Dragons Jones Soda

We don’t really know anything about D&D, but we are sort of thrilled to know there’s a flavor of Jones Soda called, “Sneak Attack.” Kinda scared to drink it, however. You know, due to the nature of the attack. [More]

Our New Parent Company, Kabletown, Launches Website

Our New Parent Company, Kabletown, Launches Website

Welcome Readers, as you know, on April 1st, 2010, Consumerist was acquired by Philadelphia-based cable giant, Kabletown. Today we are excited to announce the launch of our new website, Kabletown.com. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2008/10/27/those-of-you-with-macs/

Those of you with Macs will soon be able to use Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” feature. Hooray! [CrunchGear]

Will New Square Milk Jugs At Wal-Mart, Costco Save The Planet? Or Spill Your Milk?

Will New Square Milk Jugs At Wal-Mart, Costco Save The Planet? Or Spill Your Milk?

Wal-Mart and Costco have something new they’d like you to try— a square milk jug. The NYT says the new square jugs “are cheaper to ship and better for the environment, the milk is fresher when it arrives in stores, and it costs less.” So what’s the catch? Apparently, while the new jugs are helping cut costs, they kind of suck at pouring milk.

Meet Your New $5 Bill

Meet Your New $5 Bill

If you liked Harold And The Purple Crayon, boy are you going to love the new $5 bill. Lincoln’s last stand after the penny will inherit the same counterfeiting countermeasures found on more valuable bills, and will come bruised with a large purple five “to help those with visual impairments distinguish the denomination.’ That’s right, never again will you confuse a $5 bill for a $50 bill.

http://consumerist.com/2008/01/09/verizon-is-now-offering-71mbps/

Verizon is now offering 7.1Mbps downstream, 768kbps upstream DSL, but only to new customers. [Broadband Reports] (Thanks, Edju!)

Police Blotter On Demand? Comcast Helps Catch Bank Robbers Thanks To Bored People

Police Blotter On Demand? Comcast Helps Catch Bank Robbers Thanks To Bored People

Comcast has issued a press release claiming that they’re helping to solve crimes with something called “Police Blotter On Demand” a trial program launched in the Philadelphia area.

Walmart Sanctifies The Toy Aisle With Talking Jesus Action Figures

Walmart Sanctifies The Toy Aisle With Talking Jesus Action Figures

The Des Moines Register would like you to know that Walmart is test marketing some talking Jesus action figures. The dolls will set you back $14.97.