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Of Booze & Cheddar Cheese: The 2011 BESTS Are Chosen

Is it a coincidence that the Ultimate Beverage Challenge (UBC) spirit winners were announced the day before St Patty's?  Doesn't matter... You might as well take advantage of your new knowledge... The 'ultimate' judges of the best in booze have decided and here are the best of the bests, the Chairman's Trophy Awards in 27 Challenge categories. (It must be fun to be a judge, no?)

 

Five Innovations That Changed Video Games

One can't argue that the gaming industry has produced its fair share of innovative products. Video games have changed a lot since the days of pong - the technological advances on this list are among the chief innovations that have propelled us from Pac Man to Crysis, and beyond.

The 11 Best Toys Of 2011: Toy Industry Awards

If you want to check out 2011's hottest toys, look no further.  The 11th annual Toy Of The Year Awards (TOTYs) were presented last night at a shindig marking the 108th American International Toy Fair, which opens today in NYC.  The TOTY, for those of you who are superstitious, not only celebrates its 11th year anniversary in 2011, but it awarded 11 prizes in 11 different categories, plus the overall best toy that received the Toy Of The Year award.

 


10 Insane Hot Sauce Labels

The hot sauce market is saturated with new product--and doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon.  So how do you make your sauce stand out among all of the competition?  You devise  unique brand names and insane logos, that's how.

7 Wild, Multifunctional Bikes

Bicycles are usually pretty straightforward. They get you from point a. to point b. with two wheels, a pair of pedals, a few gears and a chain.

Not these bikes. These bikes each feature at least one totally different function that sets them apart from every other 10-speed, commuter and mountain bike. 


12 Weird, Funny & Naughty Ways To Express Yourself With A Shopping Bag

Sexy, naughty, funny, weird... shopping bags - the fashion kind, not the grocery kind -  can express the inner you.  They're more racy, more clever, more artistic, and much more revealing than clothing fashion.  Surely, you'll find one among the 14 you would love to carry.

2010 Ig Nobel Prizes To 10 Strange & Funny Scientific Studies

Read this, if you want to die laughing...

Celebrating its 20th anniversary of Ig Nobel Awards on September 30 at Harvard University, Improbable Research granted 10 Ig Awards to some of the most hilarious scientific studies you will ever hear about.  They are laughable, but then they make you think, which is the main objective of the Ig Nobels.  So, laugh and then think as you read about these winning discoveries.

 


10 Ultra-Cool Sports Concepts That Would Make the Perfect Gift For Dad...If They Existed

Father's Day is this weekend. No matter how great of a gift you got for the old man, it likely pales in comparison to some of these unbelievably cool sports concepts. On the other hand, your gift exists in real life and these are limited to paper or sculptures. Maybe next Father's Day.

Designer Gas Masks: Look Fashionable While The World Is Ending

When the world is ending, you've still gotta look fashionable while ensuring your survive as long as possible, right? Well, that's the idea behind these funky new fashions. Not to make light of what's been happening in the world, but things aren't looking all that hopeful now are they? So, stocking up on these unique fashion items just might not be too bad of an idea!

8 Really Wacky Inventions From Time Magazine's 50 Worst

Time Magazine just published its list of the 50 Worst Inventions.  Some of these inventions are really old, like the crinoline and tanning beds.  Others aren't even around any more, like the Ford Pinto and the Pontiac Aztek.  And many, like Agent Orange, plastic shopping bags, and DDT, historically really called for a more timely worst inventions list.  But some of Time's 50 Worst Inventions are worth a look just for being so darned ... wacky!