Triple Double Oreo Hits Shelves, Crushes Them

Triple Double Oreo Hits Shelves, Crushes Them

The new Triple Double Oreo is now on the market, bringing one layer of vanilla and one layer of chocolate creme sandwiched between three cookie layers straight to your face. [More]

The Secret History Of The Oreo Emboss

The Secret History Of The Oreo Emboss

Have you ever looked at an Oreo? I mean, really, looked at an Oreo? Have you examined the raised curves and triangles on the cookie’s face and wondered why they’re there and why there are those holes in it? Turns out they serve purposes in both utility and design, and some of those design elements might even be traceable back to the Knights Templar during the Crusades! That’s right, the next DaVinci Code installment is going to start in a biscuit factory… [More]

There's A New Kind Of Oreo, And It's Coming For Your Face

There's A New Kind Of Oreo, And It's Coming For Your Face

Hear that? That was another one of the seven seals breaking. Nabisco is set to unleash a brand new kind of Oreo this summer, the “Triple Double Oreo.” [More]

Sorry, Oreo, Lil Wayne Is More Facebook Famous Than You

Sorry, Oreo, Lil Wayne Is More Facebook Famous Than You

Lil Wayne isn’t so little when it comes to Facebook like-age. The rapper took the Guinness World Record for Facebook “likes” in a 24-hour span with this uninspiring, yet resoundingly effective solicitation: [More]

3 New Victims Of The Grocery Shrink Ray: Cookie Crisp, Oreos, And Finish Detergent

3 New Victims Of The Grocery Shrink Ray: Cookie Crisp, Oreos, And Finish Detergent

What do Cookie Crisp cereal, Double Stuf Oreos, and Finish dish detergent have in common? None of them are particularly good for you if you eat them, even if the first two are delicious in moderation. Yet all three were recently hit by the Grocery Shrink Ray, making each Finish tablet a tiny bit smaller, reducing the amount of cereal in the box by more than 20%, and giving consumers four fewer Double Stuf Oreos in a package. When will the indignities end? [More]

http://consumerist.com/2008/08/12/heres-a-fun-summer-project/

Here’s a “fun” summer project: make your own homemade Oreo cookies! Will you save money? Who can say! Will they be healthier? Probably not! Will your friends think you have too much time on your hands? Yes, but they’ll appreciate the free baked goods. [Post Tribune]

FCC To Reevaluate "Embedded Advertising" On Television

FCC To Reevaluate "Embedded Advertising" On Television

The FCC has announced that they will be examining the practice of “embedded advertising” on television and will decide on what additional disclosure messages should be provided to protect the audience. This differs from simple product placement in that embedded advertising interweaves products into plot lines and dialogue, essentially, transforming a normal scene into an advertisement. The FCC contends that additional disclosure messages are necessary to protect viewers who may not be aware that advertisers are paying to have their products written into the plots of TV shows. Details, inside…

New Oblong Oreos Made For Dunking

New Oblong Oreos Made For Dunking

When I was a lad in the early 90′s, my friends and I were in perpetual fear of turning gay. We’d been told by many authority figures that one could somehow wake up and realize that they were gay, and so an elaborate system of early warning signs was passed into junior high dogma. For example, if you preferred to wear your watch on your right wrist, you were probably turning gay. The way you crossed your legs was also a signal of imminent homo-eroticism: the proper method was to balance one ankle on the opposing knee, giving proper breathing room to your elephantine testicular sack.