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Casino’s 123-Pound Potato Pocket Nabs The Title Of World’s Biggest Pierogi

Is it just me, or is there an abundance of cooks out there angling to make really, really big food right now? We’ve had a very long bratwurst, a ginormous dish of Hawaiian cuisine and now comes the newest record holder for World’s Biggest Pierogi. [More]

New Arby’s Ad: Watch 13 Hours Of Brisket Cooking

New Arby’s Ad: Watch 13 Hours Of Brisket Cooking

Here at Consumerist headquarters, we enjoyed Netflix’s original programming for April Fool’s Day 2014: streaming films of bacon frying and rotisserie chickens roasting. They had a lovely, meditative quality, and made fine sleep aids. Would they make a good advertisement, though? That’s what Arby’s aims to find out with their mission to create the longest-ever TV advertisement. [More]

We’d Love To See The Electric Bill For Home Decked Out With 500,000 Christmas Lights

We’d Love To See The Electric Bill For Home Decked Out With 500,000 Christmas Lights

When you’re the former Guinness Book of World Records title holder for the most Christmas lights strung on a home, there is no way you can slack off when it comes time to reclaim your title. That being said, we’re pretty interested in taking a peek at the electric bill for an Australian family that’s made a comeback from last year’s defeat with more than half a million Christmas lights on display for 2013. [More]

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We Can All Relax Now That The World’s Largest Chocolate Mousse Has Been Crowned

We know — you’ve been uncomfortably perched on the edge of your seat all this time, waiting breathlessly for the announcement on which chocolate mousse would become The World’s Largest. But sit back, relax and start breathing again folks, because the time has come. And it sounds delicious. [More]

Man Runs Up $26,000 T-Mobile Bill Pursuing Text Message Record; Thumbs in Stable Condition

Man Runs Up $26,000 T-Mobile Bill Pursuing Text Message Record; Thumbs in Stable Condition

A pair of friends in Pennsylvania decided to pursue the world record for text messaging. After they reached 217,000 texts, they learned that one of their providers, T-Mobile, really had an upper limit to “unlimited” texting, and sending 217,000 texts led to a $26,000 phone bill that cost $27 just to mail.