Ben & Jerry’s Is Putting Unfair Restrictions on Ice Cream to Fight Unfair Restrictions on Same-Sex Marriage
"We are banning two scoops of the same flavor and encouraging our fans to contact their MPs to tell them that the time has come – make marriage equality legal! Love comes in all flavours!"Read More
Apparently, we can't just have one new Iron Man in Riri Williams. A "reformed" Doctor Doom will also be taking on the Iron Man mantle in a new title called Infamous Iron Man. According to Nerdist, “the greatest villain of the Marvel Universe will try something new. Where Tony Stark failed, Doom will succeed. What is Doom’s Master Plan?” I guess Marvel's really determined to have, like, a jillion people being each hero, huh?Read More
We dough, we dough
Ben & Jerry's celebrated SCOTUS' decision to legalize same-sex marriage with a limited edition flavor appropriately titled "I Dough, I Dough." Marriage equality is delicious!Read More
Slugworth is going to lose his mind.
Not that ice cream needed improving, because it's ice cream and therefore already one of the best things in history, but someone went ahead an improved it anyway. Spanish physicist Manuel Linares created Xameleón, an ice cream that changes color as you lick it—and he's not stopping there. Magic is real, everyone.Read More
Warning: Will make you want ice cream.
The American Chemical Society wants you to know that not only is ice cream delicious, it's also science. What separates soft serve from hard ice cream, and what's up with sherbert? Find out in this video.Read More
Computer, try "toast sandwich."
Eating is a profound experience that goes beyond just taste, so when a team of researchers decided to do the Lord's work and perfect ice cream, they needed to evaluate more than flavor. They had to develop a standardized method of monitoring mouthfeel.Read More
"5 a day" is referring to 5 pints, right?
The Japanese branch of Haagen-Dazs wants ice cream lovers to (kind of) have their cake and eat it too. Starting May 12 the company will be rolling out their new "Spoon Vege" vegetable flavors, and if that name alone doesn't get your mouthbuds a-waterin' than perhaps their offer of free samples will.Read More
Things We Saw Today
I hope Chip Dipson and Dip Dobson got some ice cream. They've earned it.
Most of the Kickstarter campaigns we cover on the site are centered around gadgets, games, or movies, but those aren't the only things you can do with Kickstarter. Case in point, podcast hosts Jesse Thorn and Jordan Morris from Jordan, Jesse, Go! Kickstarted 1,000 ice cream cones to give to strangers. Yup. That's a thing you can do.Read More
Thing That Might Have to Exist
"An ambitious, sweeping, and impeccably detailed frozen treat of truly epic proportions, with so many ingredients that you'll forget most of them existed by the time you're halfway through your cone. Not easy to get through without a headache, but if you make it, you can brag about finishing it for the rest of your life."Check behind the cut for flavors based on Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Oliver Twist, World War Z, and more. (via: Laughing Squid) Read More
Sometimes, a Frosty sounds so good, you just can't wait for a cup.
Literally every person who has ever worked at a place with a soft serve dispenser or milkshake machine -- and that's a lot of us -- has considered doing this at one point or another. Anyone who tells you different is a lying liar.Read More
Don't let the children's songs and sweet treats fool you -- it turns out that ice cream truck drivers can be just as cutthroat as the rest of us. Police in Gloversville, New York, have filed charges against two ice cream truck drivers there for harassing and stalking a third ice cream man working for a competitor.Read More
We used to live in a world where Pop-Tart ice cream sandwiches were not a thing, but thankfully Carl's Jr. has taken it upon themselves to offer them as a menu option. It looks like right now the dessert is just being tested at a Newport Beach, California location, but since ice cream and Pop-Tarts are pretty easy to come by I made my own along with a video of my reaction.Read More
om nom nom
Among the pulled pork sandwich and sweet potato fries found on Burger King's new limited edition summer menu, sits a simple, yet odd item one may have assumed would've never been put on offer at a national food chain: The bacon ice cream sundae.Read More
Upon closer inspection, the above cheeseburger isn't weird frosting dripping out of odd-looking ground beef, but is actually made entirely of dessert. Carl's Jr., a fast food chain you may not be familiar with if you live in the eastern half of the United States, is reportedly working on new dessert experiment the Carl's Jr. Ice Cream Brrrger; like one of those ice cream cookie sandwiches, but simulating a hamburger, and looking nearly identical to ground beef at a glance.Read More