energy drinks

Middlebury College Bans Energy Drinks Because They Contribute To “High-Risk Sexual Activity”

Let’s be honest, when you think about college, two words come to mind- energy drinks and sex. It’s the way tired, stressed out students get through those four years, amiright? So…

College Candy | February 29, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Did Energy Drinks Kill This Teenage Girl?

Lanna Hamann, a 16-year-old high schooler from Arizona, died suddenly of a heart attack on vacation in Mexico this weekend, and her mom, Kris, believes it was the result of…

Claire Hannum | June 19, 2014 - 4:30 pm

“Toddlers & Tiaras” Mom Tori Hensley Developing Energy Drink For Kids

“Toddlers & Tiaras” mom Tori Hensley is developing an energy drink for kids “to help them.” Hensley gave her two-year-old daughter Alexa a mix of Mountain Dew, Sweet Tea…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2013 - 8:00 pm

There’s Another Energy Drink Named After The Vadge

It’s a competitive market out there: Sum Poosie is not the only energy drink named after your vagine. P*ssy, a “100 percent natural” energy drink out of the UK, is…

Jessica Wakeman | August 4, 2011 - 1:20 pm

“Tiger Blood” Energy Drink Is Here, Sadly

Move over, Four Loko — there’s a new drink in town to facilitate poor decisions. Tiger Blood, a limited time $4-a-pop energy drink by the makers of Love Energy Potion…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Caffeinated Booze Four Loko, Not The Date Rape Drug, Put Party Kids In Hospital

It was a fruity, caffeinated alcoholic beverage called Four Loko, not the date rape drug, that sent a gaggle of Washington state college kids to the hospital during a house…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2010 - 1:19 pm

Sum Poosie: A Pink Energy Drink That Tastes Like … Cherry 7Up!

Wait, what did you think I was going to write?

Sum Poosie is a “vagina-themed” energy drink that tastes like cherry and was created by a guy who…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2010 - 4:10 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Red Bull In France, Peanuts And Asthma, And Condoms In The Gaza Strip

France started selling Red Bull with taurine after 12 years of having only caffeine in the formula. Things could get crazy. [Reuters]

Catherine Strawn | July 16, 2008 - 12:00 pm