The Barbuzzo Ice Straw Tray Makes My Head Hurt—and Not from the Brain…

Sometimes adding functionality makes things less useful. Does my candy really need to be both Sweet and Tart? No. Just like my drinking straw doesn't need to also be an ice cube. » 10/03/11 2:40pm 10/03/11 2:40pm

This Drug-Detecting Straw Might Prevent Date Rapes

Two scientists have developed a sensor that can automatically and accurately detect if date-rape drugs are in your drink. All you have to do is dip the straw in your drink and see if it lights up. » 8/09/11 10:55am 8/09/11 10:55am

Chuck Norris Would Use a Titanium Straw, How 'Bout You?

Are you man (or woman) enough to handle a titanium drinking straw? It takes some compromises. You can't bend it and you have to wash it after every use. But you would look very herculean sipping that frozen margarita. » 7/20/11 11:15pm 7/20/11 11:15pm