Flavor packets and crunchy noodles make a poor substitute for road salt, so it’s good that there isn’t ice on the highways of North Carolina right now. A tractor-trailer filled with cases of ramen noodles went off the road on I-95 southbound, spilling cases of noodles on the road and blocking traffic for hours. [More]
If you’ve ever been a strapped-for-cash college student, you probably know what it’s like to sustain yourself on instant noodles. But new research suggests that female students and other consumers who chow down on the quick, inexpensive meal might want to start looking for alternatives, because those noodles could cause health problems down the road. [More]
Consumerist reader Scott is a big fan of the noodle bowls made by the folks at Nongshim America. But when he recently went to heat up a bowl, he was let down by the half-full product he encountered. The way the company responded certainly made up for the disappointment. [More]
Campbell’s wants you to know it packs 32 feet of noodles inside every can, and it’s paid for a Times Square billboard to teach that fact to you, AdAge reports.
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.