Beyond Burgers – A Showdown

Beyond Burgers. Beyond Burgers. Beyond Burgers. We’ve been hearing it everywhere, but what does this nonsense actually mean? Aside from the health and environmental concerns that go along with eating red meat in general, the burger is one of man’s greatest achievements. An impeccably adorned hunk of meat, dripping with grease and cheese and most likely some big, honkin’ strips of bacon (because duhhh). What could possibly go beyond that? Well, we decided to find out. It’s difficult to believe almost anything you read these days, and the rise of the Beyond Burger is no... Read The Rest →

The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Sure, IKEA sells plenty of grommelnuugens and flarstones and all types of cruntlink, but did you know they also sell dreams? Literally. Well, not literally. Figuratively. Share → Tweet

Brandless: Bargain or Bust?

One of the greatest advantages of living in the golden age of e-commerce is the ability to comparison shop from your couch. Pants are optional. So is hygiene. And thank God you don’t have to speak to anyone for any reason whatsoever. You can search for the essentials you know and love while hunting down the best possible price among innumerable digital storefronts, and once you’ve found that top bargain have it all delivered to your door for a nominal fee. What a world. But what if there was an... Read The Rest →

Put The Sizzl in Your Love Life

My bacon has a first name. It’s “O-S-C-A-R.” My bacon has a second name. It’s “P-L-E-A-S-E  S-E-N-D  N-U-D-E-S.” Bacon lovers, rejoice! Yes, meat and novelty bus conglomerate Oscar Meyer has gotten into the hookup game, introducing a new, bacon-focused dating app: Sizzl. Share → Tweet

Nerf Gets Real (Sort Of)

noggBLOG permalink Few toy companies evoke fond memories in kids and adults alike quite like Nerf, but not until recently has Nerf so unabashedly beckoned the big kids back from the precipice of adulthood.  Share → Tweet

Life in True Color

noggBLOG permalink Colorblindness affects approximately one in twelve men and one in two hundred women the world over. For the many without colorblindness, and those who haven’t known anyone with the disorder, it may be difficult to imagine what it might be like. Share → Tweet

When Rubber Meets the Sky

In 1940, Henry Ford said, “Mark my word: a combination airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come.” Fast-forward to 2017, and the proposed debut of AeroMobil. Share → Tweet

Uber-ly Inconsistent

noggBLOG permalink Ride sharing start-up Uber has been in the hot seat for some time. A string of controversies has pulled the media’s spyglass directly overhead the burgeoning, potentially-taxi-eclipsing company, and they’re feeling the heat. With everything from bogus fees, rate multipliers, un-vetted drivers, trying to sabotage rival Lyft, and numerous personal safety incidents (including, uhhh, rape), Uber’s doing everything they can to distract from their increasingly poor public standing. And what better way to do that than with kitties! Share → Tweet

Touch That Dial

noggblog permalink Generally, we try to keep our opinions to ourselves here at the noggBLOG. Aside from all the pith and sarcasm and irreverence and occasionally telling you exactly what to think without alternative because to think anything else would be absolutely stupid, we try to stay relatively neutral, and I, the author, in particular try to keep completely out it. But screw that, because I have something to tell you: it’s the best thing I’ve done in years. Share → Tweet

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