Drunks

  • StearClear, The App That Gets Your Car Home When You’re Too Drunk To Drive, Raises $600K, Plans Expansion

    StearClear, The App That Gets Your Car Home When You’re Too Drunk To Drive, Raises $600K, Plans Expansion

    One of the worst things about getting drunk far from home is having to abandon your car overnight which you then have to painfully retrieve it the following day, hangover and all. Sometimes, the car isn’t even where you left it – it’s been towed. A startup called StearClear launched earlier this spring to address that problem by offering a designated driver service that… Read More

  • Meet HawkEye, the sobriety-determining handheld

    Meet HawkEye, the sobriety-determining handheld

    Because police don’t have enough ways to ruin my weekend, a company called AcuNetx (I spelled that right) has developed a device called the HawkEye, a non-invasive device that scans the eyes of drivers to tell their intoxication levels. It’s not meant for field stops so much as checkpoints, which are illegal in many states, and requires a laptop and hand-held device to operate. It… Read More

  • When Mario Kart Meets Drunken Debauchery

    http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?umid=50229 What do you get when you throw together racing, liquor, drugs, and a group of jackasses? The CrunchGear team! Or how about a live rendition of Mario Kart. Watch in amazement as these “grown men” ride tricycles around outside dressed up as Mario Kart characters. They seriously go all out, including bananas, power ups, and… Read More

  • Boxed Wine Dispensing Box: Nope, You're Still Not Classy

    Back in my youth (by which I mean, like, 5 years ago), my friends and I would have what we’d call “space bag parties”, wherein we’d buy box wine, remove the foil-plastic hybrid wineskin, and drink ourselves silly on the cheap, cranberry-based vino. Now that I’m in my thirties, those days are gone, but that doesn’t mean I’ve lost my love of space… Read More