Charmin Wins Twitter Today with Thor: The Dark World “Asgardian” Joke [UPDATED]
Charmin isn't just jumping on the Thor bandwagon. They want you to know that they've always been an Asgardian. Get it? Because it sounds like "ass guardian" and they make toilet paper -- for your butt. This is brilliant marketing at its finest.Read on...
Dollar Shave Club Starts Selling Wipes, Aims to Become Number One in Number Two
Last year startup Dollar Shave Club launched to bring cheap razors to your door every month. A mail-order razor service is a good idea, but it really caught our attention because of the launch video. It let everyone know how "f**king great" DSC's blades were. Now the DSC is moving into a new market -- butt wipes. As we've come to expect, their video for new One Wipe Charlies is also pretty great.Read on...
Cigarette Butts Help Bird Nests Repel Parasites
No one likes seeing cigarette butts strewn about city streets. No one, that is, except maybe urban birds. New research shows bird nests that incorporated cigarette butts may be repelling unwanted parasites. It turns out the deadly chemicals contained in cigarettes may provide a useful service for birds. Based on known bird behaviors, it's also possible that birds are seeking out cigarette butts to put in their nests to repel pests.Read on...