Energy Drinks

WTF

I Drank a 15-Year-Old Can of Nelly's Pimp Juice and Time-Traveled to 2003

I used to down these as afterschool snacks when I was a teen, but drinking one as an adult felt like a one-way ticket directly into the void.
Adam Rothbarth
1.9.19
sexual harassment

Monster Energy Is Being Sued by Five Women for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

The company claims that the women are “disgruntled employees.”
Mayukh Sen
1.24.18
Energy Drinks

British Supermarkets Will Ban Energy Drinks for People Under 16

Public pressure to ban the drinks has been mounting due to their dangerously high caffeine content.
Mayukh Sen
1.22.18
Energy Drinks

Study Suggests Link Between Energy Drinks and Cocaine Use

Surprising, or not so much?
Jelisa Castrodale
8.15.17
WTF

You Can Now Buy Vodka Red Bull Sausages

Who doesn’t want to pound a link or two of bratwurst before hitting the town?
Alex Swerdloff
8.8.17
Health

Death by Caffeine Overdose Isn't as Uncommon as You'd Think

The recent death of a South Carolina teen reopens questions about how much caffeine is too much when it comes to energy drinks, soda, and coffee.
Gillie Houston
5.17.17
Energy Drinks

Scientists Say That Extra Buzz from Red Bull and Vodka Is All in Your Head

Red Bull might not actually give you wings.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.17
coffee

This Coffee Has More Caffeine than Eight Cans of Red Bull

“When do you want to sleep again?” asks the website for South African coffee brand Black Insomnia, which is coming to the US.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.31.17
crime

Woman on the Run for Years After Poisoning Her Husband’s Cereal to Get Out Of Sex

"I wouldn't use that much to kill him, but just enough to make him not have an erection."
Gigen Mammoser
3.7.17
WTF

Study Accidentally Doses Students with Caffeine Equivalent of 300 Cups of Coffee

They ended up in intensive care, hooked up to dialysis machines, and even experienced short-term memory loss.
Nick Rose
1.27.17
crime

Couple Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Selling Counterfeit 5-Hour Energy Drinks

In the future, Machiavellian crime lords won’t be counterfeiting cold, hard cash or priceless artwork, but instead a corner store's bounty in knockoff energy drinks.
Alex Swerdloff
12.3.16
Health

Your Love of Energy Drinks Could Give You Hepatitis

Energy drink enthusiasts will now be staying up all night worrying about the risk of catching hepatitis, too.
Alex Swerdloff
11.3.16
Newer0102Older