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Suicide and Surprise, After Chris Cornell

Kerry Neville | Posted 05.19.2017 | Entertainment
Kerry Neville

Sometimes suicidal impulses catch you off-guard when you suffer from chronic depression, any mental illness, really. They seem reasonable when you’r...

Man Seriously Overreacts When 75-Cent Credit Card Charge Is Declined

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.12.2017 | Weird News

M&Ms melt in your mouth, not in your hand, so a man trying to buy a bag had the meltdown instead. Police in Santa Ana, California, are looking for a s...

Watch This Dude Pour Molten Copper Over M&Ms In The Name Of Art

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.27.2016 | Weird News

We’re down with making houses out of waffles or putting together gumdrop pyramids, but pouring molten copper on our food was never something we thou...

Classic M&M Cookies Everyone Can Love

Jamie Lothridge | Posted 04.19.2017 | Taste
Jamie Lothridge

M&M cookies were a favorite of mine growing up. My mother never made them or bought them so whenever other parents brought them to school parties, I made a beeline for the cookie tray!

Private Prisons Capitalism Without Compassion: Aloe Blacc

Thom Senzee | Posted 04.19.2017 | Black Voices
Thom Senzee

What you might not know is that Blacc, born Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III, is on a mission to educate the world about the scourge of private prisons.

Mars Is Nixing Artificial Colors From M&Ms, Skittles And More

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living

It's possible your favorite candies may never be the same. Mars, Inc. recently announced it would be removing artificial colors from all of its food ...

Weak Slogans Weaken Your Brand

Ira Kalb | Posted 10.04.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Slogans that do not help the market understand what companies do or what makes them unique are largely ineffective. Even worse, if they make hard to believe claims, they can cause prospective buyers to not trust the company. Once trust is gone, sales and profits head south.

This Popular Candy-Maker Is Supporting Sugar Limits

Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living

The quest for a kinder, healthier food marketplace continues. This time, candy-maker Mars is getting in on the act, supporting a federal measure that ...

Melt Summer Learning Loss With Chocolate

Tim Chartier | Posted 09.17.2014 | Education
Tim Chartier

Want to work with fractions? Motivate Calculus? Or simply eat some chocolate? Buy some chocolate chips --- or raisins for a fruitier experience. And, take a math bite out of summer learning loss as a family.

Members Of Congress Receive Sugary Warning On School Lunch Vote

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green

The producers of hit food documentary "Fed Up" delivered "Fed Up"-themed M&M's to 29 members of the House of Representatives today, to encourage them ...

The Drama Desks, All The Way, M&M's and More

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

My fair readers -- it is a week before the Tony Awards. What does that mean? It's time for The Drama Desk Awards. There are a good amount of awards th...

WATCH: M&M's Super Bowl Commercial Answers Important Question

Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports

Is that piece of candy twerking? This year's Super Bowl offering from the creative minds over at Mars Inc. was teased early with a clip of the spun...

What Your Movie Theater Order Says About You

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.24.2014 | Taste

Popcorn or candy? It's the classic dilemma.

Stay Away From Pork Rinds (Or: the Sociology of Snacks)

Galanty Miller | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Some people don't enjoy snacks. They don't eat chips or candy or doughnuts because they don't like the taste. My theory is that those people don't have tongues. Snacks are yummy.

M&M's Is Releasing A New Flavor You Definitely Want To Know About

Posted 12.11.2013 | Taste

(There's A LOT more chocolate!)

Foods From The '90s We Wish Still Existed

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.10.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

It seems like the '90s were full of products that came and went.

Stop the Abuse (of Pumpkins)!

Anne Maxfield | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

The Accidental Locavore thinks it's time to stop abusing pumpkins! No, I don't mean the ritualistic piercing of them for Halloween, but the incessant ...

Halloween Warning: Watch Out for Neurotoxic Artificial Food Dyes in M&M's Candies

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Mars is one of many companies that use natural colorings in products they market in Europe but artificial dyes to color the same products in the United States. M&M's candies contain mostly natural dyes in Europe but feature Red 40, Yellow 5 and 6, and Blue 1 and 2 in the U.S. version.

When An Uncle's Nearly Younger Than His Nephews

Tom Cramer | Posted 12.05.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

As it is, I've been an uncle since I was two years old, and I can honestly say that has been the coolest part of my situation.

VOTE: The Best M&M's Flavor Of All Time

Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

We're putting eight flavors of this classic head-to-head.

Birthday Cake-Flavored M&Ms Are Finally a Thing

Foodbeast | Posted 09.20.2013 | Taste

M&M's is finally catching on to this brilliant fad. We're hoping they live up to our visions of grandeur.

The Lost Art of the Candy Aesthetic

Janis Powers | Posted 11.20.2013 | Taste
Janis Powers

Next time you're in the grocery store, take a good look at the chocolate candy on the shelves. See anything different?

No No's: A New Kind Of M&M

Posted 08.29.2013 | Taste

These are not only vegan, but allergy free too.

WATCH: The 9 Most Viral Super Bowl Ads Ever

The Huffington Post | Noalee Harel | Posted 02.03.2013 | Technology

In addition to the hits and scores that will go viral after the Super Bowl on Sunday night, there will be, of course, the commercials. Some have alrea...

Pink, Purple M&M's Are Coming!

Posted 12.11.2012 | Home

Remember back in 1995 when Mars held a contest to see if the new color of M&M's would be blue, pink or purple? It was pretty obvious to everyone (at l...