Starbucks Desperation: Brace Yourself For The "Wacky" Frappuccino

Starbucks Desperation: Brace Yourself For The "Wacky" Frappuccino

Facing stiff competition from Dunkin’ Donuts and McDonald’s Starbucks is looking to their pricey icey coffee concoction, the Frappuccino. Starbucks is experiencing a sales decline in the drink and since it accounts for 20% of their sales, that’s not good. [More]

Will Anyone Buy My 1300 Chinese Pope Hats?

Will Anyone Buy My 1300 Chinese Pope Hats?

One of the fun side-effects of Craigslist is that the lack of an editorial gatekeeper means it lets the crazy blossom. The newspaper Telegraph has assembled 20 of what they consider the wackiest Craigslist ads, including over 1300 Pope hats (sorry, they’re just replicas), diapers for incontinent dogs, and 300 stuffed penguins. Naturally we assume every one of them is really about sex, but maybe we’re being too jaded about Craigslisters.

Cash4Clunkers Admin Responds To MPG Switcharoo, Says Nothing

Cash4Clunkers Admin Responds To MPG Switcharoo, Says Nothing

PREVIOUSLY: EPA Tweaks Official MPGs Prior To Cash4Clunkers, Shafting Some (Photo: morsteen)

EPA Tweaks Official MPGs Prior To Cash4Clunkers, Shafting Some

EPA Tweaks Official MPGs Prior To Cash4Clunkers, Shafting Some

UPDATE: Cash4Clunkers Admin Responds To MPG Switcharoo, Says Nothing

http://consumerist.com/2008/03/27/the-us-isnt-the/

The US Isn’t the only wacky lawsuit country. In China, KFC won a defamation lawsuit filed by an elderly gentleman who accused the fast food chain of damaging his social standing, because he felt their “teadog set meal” implied that he and his grandson had become “dog friends.” [China Daily]