Did you catch this week’s episode of South Park? Now in the middle of its 16th season, “South Park” has skewered most of reality TV’s most absurd creations. But on this week’s episode, Trey Parker and Matt Stone are taking on today’s most controversial reality star: Alana “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” Thompson. In the preview clip…


Ultimate Coffeemaker For Control Freaks

For the price tag, the coffee better be the most exquisite tasting ever brewed. Named more like a rocket ship than a Mr. Coffee competitor, the Blossom One Limited is, in fact, a gorgeous, $11,000 coffee machine. An apparent improvement-by-miles on the simple, mundane kitchen coffee machine, the Blossom One Limited was designed and developed by three impressively-credentialed…


Exercises For The Meat Vessel

Well, just look at what the HuffPost has discovered. Brought to you by the meat-loving collective known simply as ManBQue, these meaty cups are described as the perfect serving size for bacon vodka or a Bloody Mary. But why stop there? Melted cheese, gazpacho, RAMEN SHOOTERS? Don’t get us started. We’ll never stop. READ MORE &…


10/6 Chicago Beer Festival!

Thirsty? The Chicago Beer Festival is exactly the sort of thing you’ve been looking for. On Saturday, 60 breweries ranging from local favorites to nationally-recognized brands will take over Union Station downtown to serve up some 200 varieties running the gamut from pale ales and ciders to porters and seasonals. Tickets to the festival run $40 and cover…


Sleeping Bandit

Sheriff’s deputies responding to a burglary call say they found a 20-year-old man asleep on the kitchen floor of a home in Oregon. The Washington County sheriff’s office says the homeowner discovered the sleeping stranger early Friday. Deputies arrived to find Cristian Villarreal-Castillo, who had in his pockets small electronic devices believed to be stolen…


I Couldn’t Look Away

“Saturday Night Live” writer Mike O’Brien’s webseries “7 Minutes in Heaven” has been entertaining us  for a while now. In it, he interviews celebs from a closet and — true to the show’s name — tries to get a little makeout action at the end of their time together. YouTuber Daviddglynn had the inspired idea to cut…


ANOTHER Good Use For Your Palm

Aiming to do away with the need to remember passwords for growing numbers of online services, Intel researchers have put together a tablet with new software and a biometric sensor that recognizes the unique patterns of veins on a person’s palm. Making laptops, tablets and smartphones responsible for identifying users would take the requirement of…


Collection Scare Tactics

“Pay that $17.65 you owe us or GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.”  Debt collectors and district attorneys are teaming up to bully bad-check writers into paying their debt. In a practice that has spread to more than 300 prosecutors’ offices, collection companies are sending signed letters on D.A….