st. landry crime stoppers

“Congratulations, son, you’re about to be famous.”

While the officer is addressing those words to the perp, I think it’s also true for Lt. Higgins himself. His passion and determination to get whoever it was that robbed Stelly’s Restaurant is palpable. Seriously, this guy is a star:

“The Sheriff likes Stelly’s restaurant. And so do I….We’re going to identify you, arrest you, and put you in a small cell. After that, I’m going to have a cheeseburger here, with fries and a coke…Meanwhile, your next meal with be served through a small hole in a cell door.”

Trust me on this. Watch it after the break.

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range smart thermometer

Cook your food perfectly every time with this digital sous chef. The Range Smart Thermometer is on sale for $59.95 (14% off with free shipping) for a limited time in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

The Range Smart Thermometer sports a 3″ sharp tip and is made of durable silicone and steel, making it the perfect tool for your culinary endeavors. Record precise food temperatures, receive notifications on your smartphone when your food is done, or defer to preset temperature settings programmed for specific types of food. Designed for cooking meat every which way, the Range offers a spectrum of endless possibilities for your next adventure in the kitchen!

-Made of food-safe silicone & stainless steel
-Perfect for use while grilling, roasting, baking, broiling, & smoking meat
-Easily connects to your device via its silicone cable
-Prevents you from eating undercooked meat
-Clips onto pots to enable hands-free, no-fuss cooking
-Offers calibrated temperature readings in both Fahrenheit & Celsius
-Comes w/ USDA- & gourmet-recommended presets for meat & candy
-Delivers push notifications to your devices when your food is ready
-Comes w/ graphing mode to map out the data points of your food experiments

Also available with a 6″ tip—perfect for brewing beer, making candy, and cooking extra large pieces of meat!

Range Smart Thermometer ($70 $59.95)

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Do you know how much food we as a nation throw out annually? About a third, which adds up to roughly 730 football stadiums each year. Since the 1970s, that number has actually climbed by 50 percent. Meanwhile, millions of Americans go hungry each day.

So, what’s our problem? During the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver set out to answer this question. Check it out after the break…

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liquid courage flasks

Choose from 100s of handmade flasks printed for every passion. Liquid Courage Flasks are on sale for only $16.99 (34% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

No subject or theme goes untouched in this immense collection of hand designed, printed, and applied flasks. Find the perfect bachelor party gift, birthday present or the flask you’ve always been looking for but never believed existed, with this voucher for any flask on the site. Liquid Courage is brought to you by a husband-wife duo that delivers bespoke character and top vinyl-printed quality in every item they turn out.

-Made from shiny stainless steel
-Holds six ounces of your favorite liquor
-Fits perfectly in your pocket or purse
-Makes an awesome gifts for any occasion…or for yourself!
-Designed, printed & applied by hand in Tennessee
-Includes fully-wrapped designs/patterns that overlap in the back
-Printed on high-quality vinyl & permanently adhered

This purchase is good for the cost of any flask (& shipping) on the site here!

Liquid Courage Flask ($26 $16.99)


The Colorado Cherry Company recently had an unwelcome visit from a bear who gorged himself on fruit-filled treats. The bear broke into the Lyons location and helped himself to 24 cherry pies and 14 apple pies. He even took a couple for the road.

Interestingly enough, he left the strawberry rhubarb untouched because it didn’t agree with his refined bear palate. Still, he enjoyed his visit so much that he left a five-star Yelp review.

Check out the bear, his Yelp review, and a video after the break.

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You only have a couple more days left to get in on Loot Crate’s “Heroes 2″ subscription box for July 2015. And don’t forget that one lucky Looter will find a Mega Crate on their doorstep! More about that after the break, but first, here’s the official description for Heroes 2:

Every awesomely epic undertaking deserves a stunning sequel, and so Loot Crate presents: HEROES 2! This month, we have several brave and bold items from DC Entertainment, a licensed Legend of Zelda wearable, an enterprising Star Trek item with a whiff of whimsy and our very first hardcover Looter Edition book! Exclusive items this month include an item from DC Entertainment and our Looter Edition book.

Sounds good to us.

If you’re interested in jumping in to a Loot Crate subscription with “Heroes 2″, you can get 10% off your subscription when you use the code “NERDALICIOUS” at checkout.

Read our reviews of the Loot Crate boxes for June (Cyber), May (Unite) and April (Fantasy) to get a better idea of what a subscription is all about.

See what amazing (and expensive) surprises await one lucky Looter inside July’s Mega Crate after the break…

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For the last three years, Lay’s has been soliciting new potato chip flavor ideas with a contest cleverly named “Do Us A Flavor.” Many of the flavors from previous years have been uninspired to say the least, but this year’s finalists actually seem like they would be incredibly delicious.

The four flavors include: Kettle Cooked Greektown Gyro, Wavy West Coast Truffle Fries, Southern Biscuits and Gravy, and New York Reuben. Man—this might be a tough choice to make.

On that note, voting opens up July 27th. And while we wait, there’s a video of Nick Lachey surprising each finalist with the good news after the break…

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We have a shirt store full of nerdy designs from the best independent artists and they’re all on sale for just $14! Better hurry though, the sale ends tonight, July 12th at 11:59 pm EST.

In fact, the prices of everything have been slashed:

-T-Shirts – $14
-Tanks – $18
-Kids Tees – $14
-Hoodies – $35
-Crew necks – $30
-Prints and Canvas 25% Off

We have added lots of new designs, so head on over to the store and grab your favorites at a discount while you still can!

minion toy

McDonald’s is under fire for its new Minion Happy Meal toy which appears to say “What the f*ck?!” whenever it’s turned on and tapped. So what the f*ck happened? The fast food chain responded by saying that “Minions speak ‘Minionese,’ which is a random combination of languages and nonsense words.”

McDonald’s also told THR that the Caveman Minion is actually saying: “para la bukay,” “hahaha,” and “eh eh.”

Check out the NSFW demonstration after the jump and decide for yourself.

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We have a shirt store full of nerdy designs from the best independent artists and they’re all on sale for just $14 this week!

Seriously—all of them. In fact, the prices of everything have been slashed:

-T-Shirts – $14
-Tanks – $18
-Kids Tees – $14
-Hoodies – $35
-Crew necks – $30
-Prints and Canvas 25% Off

We have added lots of new designs, so head on over to the store and grab your favorites at a discount while you still can!