First of all, let us acknowledge that it is unclear what kind of drugs two teens allegedly baked into brownies at an absent stranger’s house. But based on the pop culture knowledge we possess here at Consumerist (Have you seen Half Baked? That Dave Chappelle is going places!), we’re gonna go ahead and guess that they were making pot brownies. Allegedly. [More]
Maurice took this beauty shot of two generations of Betty Crocker’s Turtle brownie mix side-by-side. The new version, on the right, gives you less brownie for the same cost. By his calculations, the new version, meant to fill out a 64 square inch pan, makes barely more than half as many brownies as the old, which were suited to a 117 square-inch pan.
Looking to make brownies that can be stored in a hot warehouse, dropped out of an airplane, dragged through the mud, left out with bugs and vermin and still be eaten 3 years later? Then you should check out this 26-page PDF from the Pentagon.