Orville Redenbacher Uses New Fancy Bowl To Disguise Shrink Ray Effects

Orville Redenbacher Uses New Fancy Bowl To Disguise Shrink Ray Effects

Looks like old Orville Redenbacher has been working on his sleight of hand technique. He wants you to focus on how his kettle corn popcorn is in a new easier to use “pop up bowl,” and ignore how it’s been downsized to 2.9 oz per bag from 3.3 oz. Worse, writers tipster Derek, the popcorn doesn’t pop as well. [More]

Graph: What Really Happens When A Product Says "Easy Open!"

Graph: What Really Happens When A Product Says "Easy Open!"

Maybe it’s really a cross-promotional plot between them and BAND-AID. [More]

Potential Pancake Disasters: Walmart's Cooking Spray Looks A
Lot Like Their Furniture Polish

Potential Pancake Disasters: Walmart's Cooking Spray Looks A Lot Like Their Furniture Polish

You know, this can of Walmart cooking spray looks a lot like this can of Walmart furniture polish. To avoid any potential pancake disasters, it might be time for Walmart to start introducing some variety in how they design their in-house store brand of “Great Value” products. Also, you probably shouldn’t keep your furniture polish next to the syrup and pan spray in your cupboard at home. [More]

This Freshly Shaved Deli Meat Is Making Me Uncomfortable

This Freshly Shaved Deli Meat Is Making Me Uncomfortable

Maybe Oscar Mayer was thinking that folding the turkey that way would make shoppers think about turkey breasts. Maybe I have spent too much time in the more colorful parts of the Internet. Either way, I am not sure I could see this in the supermarket without doing a double take. And probably giggling. [More]

When Doing Laundry, Be Careful Not To Overdose

When Doing Laundry, Be Careful Not To Overdose

Our less-prone-to-hysterics sister publication Consumer Reports says some laundry detergent caps lead to overdosing when it comes to adding detergent to the wash. Why is this a problem? Aside from wasting money, leaving soap film on clothes, and increasing lint levels, it can actually damage high-efficiency washing machines.