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Red Bull Being Blackmailed By Extortionists Threatening To Contaminate Cans With Feces

Energy drink and vodka mixer Red Bull has announced that it is being blackmailed by a person or group of people who have threatened to place cans of the sugary caffeine supplement contaminated with feces on store shelves. While the threats have been coming for several weeks, the Vienna-based company's checks of grocery store supplies have found no contaminated cans so far. Though considering how many cans of Red Bull are carried in groceries, gas stations, and convenience stores around the world, we're not sure how thorough those checks could have been...

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Study Suggests Energy Drinks Are Good for the Heart

Contrary to what we may think about the effects of energy drinks on our health, Dr. Matteo Cameli of the University of Siena presented research at the European Society of Cardiology Congress suggesting that energy drinks are actually good for the heart, as they improve myocardial performance. Not exactly what you might have thought about energy drinks named CRUNK !!! or Venom.

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Starbucks Gets Into Energy Drink Game With New Drink “Refreshers”

Not content with dominating the coffee business, and also not content with their current coffee energy drink, the Starbucks Doubleshot, Starbucks has announced that they'll be entering the non-coffee energy drink market, with a new line of fruit flavored energy drinks, dubbed Refreshers.

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Facedrink, the Social Energy Drink

In what one would initially think is a joke, the energy drink you see to the left, unfortunately dubbed "Facedrink," seems to actually be real. It can still be a joke, sure, but it seems to be a purchasable, tangible item selling on Amazon for $18 for a six-pack. As one can see from the label, the drink purports to somehow be a social drink, providing social energy. You are now free to make that joke about alcohol you want to make. What is social energy, you ask?

Social energy is what you need to manage all of the events in your life. Whether it is work, school, sports or just getting through the daily routine, Facedrink provides you with a boost of energy to manage it all.
So, regular energy. But Facebook-branded. I'm not entirely sure how it was allowed to make a product so closely resembling Facebook, but that is probably because Facebook hasn't caught up to it yet. Also, naming your possibly-real-possibly-not energy drink after something that sounds like a new subsection of fetish videos? Come on, man. Head on over to Facedrink's website, which has a URL that sure makes the product seem fake even though someone will take your money on Amazon for it.

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Today in Trends: Beer Popsicles Made with Samurai Swords

During the summertime, quenching thirst is a higher priority than any other bodily function or emotional need; samurai swords are great; everyone loves Push-Up Pops. If only there was some way to capitalize on these three randomly chosen axioms! Cheat sheet of broness UrbanDaddy informs us that, in fact, there is.

The Hopsicle Experience or simply Hopsicle, served by a Mexican saloon in New York called Diablo Royale Este, consists of a can of Tecate injected with simple syrup and lime juice, fitted with a wooden stick, and frozen for four days, whereupon the top is chopped off with a samurai sword and it is consumed with a popsicle stick. Sounds tasty.

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