Two mechanical engineers are changing the game of beer pong forever by creating a durable, hexagon-shaped cup. Check out Hexcups here. Story and editing by Chelsea Pineda Follow INSIDER on Facebook Follow INSIDER on YouTube Join the conversation about this story »
Elbows, dude. Hexcup, a Kickstarter campaign trying to revolutionize the age-old game of beer pong, may not change the annoying opponents who claim you aren't playing by house rules — but it seems like it could improve the game itself. The honeycomb-inspired design eliminates wasted space and allows players more varied re-racks. Show More Summary
Here is the Beer Pong upgrade that you didn’t know you needed. Think of it as a structural engineering improvement for the game. Hexcups are way better than regular beer cups. That hexagonal shape makes them…
I know you guys would never have any of this “leftover beer” lying about, but say you have a guest who just can’t finish that big bottle they started pouring from. You could drink it, sure, or you could use a cup of it to make a decadent toffee sauce. Read more...
These are the HexCups designed by William Heimsoth and Aaron Attebery. $15 gets you a complete set (22 cups, 3 balls) provided they reach their Kickstarter goal. HexCups are beer pong cups that are crush-proof, won't slide on spilled beer, and fit together perfectly because they're hexagonal. Show More Summary
Hexcup is a plastic hexagonal cup specifically designed for playing beer pong. The design of the cups allows them to be racked tightly together, and the sturdy construction means they are dishwasher safe and reusable. William Heimsoth and Aaron Attebery, the creators of the Hexcup are currently raising funds to produce their design through a […]
Hexcup is a beer pong set that uses hexagonal cups, making it easier to set up even oddly-shaped racks. The cups are dishwasher safe, have reinforced corners and have grooves on their base so they won’t slip easily. Each set contains 22 cups and 3 balls.
Ah, the Hanseatic League. Remember the Championship game of 1922? That was great. Gordie won the Cup. That chart above is from Britain and Poland-Lithuania: Contact and Comparison from the Middle Ages to 1795 published in 2008 and co-edited by every beer history nerd's favorite professor, Dr. Show More Summary
Do you Belieb? Justin Bieber visits Seattle in March. We all love those grungy, fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants, local shows. But sometimes you just need to go to a huge arena concert, pay $11 for a plastic cup of beer, and sing along to some anthemic stadium pop. Show More Summary
It’s a decidedly first-world problem – beer foam on the moustache. But where there’s a problem, there’s a solution. Inspired by the Victorian era moustache cup, MoGuards keep your mustache neat and tidy, preventing excess liquids from getting where they don’t belong.
I met the Gay Nineties in their east Vancouver practice space. It was a bring your own cup and growler party and after a few beers things quickly got insane and hilarious. Vancouver’s Gay Nineties began as three good friends Parker Bossley (vocals/lead), Daniel Knowlton (bass/vocals) and Malcolm Holt (drums). They released the Coming Together EP […]
If you find yourself unenthused by the thought of drinking another cheap beer from a Solo cup, you're probably out of college and ready to start hosting grown-up(ish) parties. Throwing an adulting bash can be achieved by making a few simple swaps to help you raise your frat house standards. Show More Summary
How do you indulge yourself? The majority of human beings have vices of some degree. Whether it’s a cup of coffee in the morning, a lie in on the weekend, a piece of chocolate in the afternoon or a beer in the evening, you probably have at least one indulgence that helps you get through the day. Show More Summary
Hey, what are you doing over there? Playing a game of Beer Pong? Of Flip Cup? Of Quarters? Of Kings? That's cool and all. It's just not nearly as cool as what the 60-year old grandfather shows his step-children in the following video. He...Show More Summary
What would you think if someone dared you to drink a beer without using your hands or arms? Impossible errand, right? Not for this 60-year-old badass. He's mastered the art of Beer Yoga. But it's OK, your mediocre game of flip cup is...Show More Summary
We tell some of the best stories to ourselves.... We ask our friend, "What's up?" or "What's new?" and we begin to narrate our lives to one another, trading tales back and forth over cups of coffee or bottles of beer, unconsciously shaping and embellishing to make the tales hum. Show More Summary
Inside the merger of live music powerhouses Songkick and Crowdsurge. In my twenties, I planned my life around concerts. There was nothing like being in an intimate venue, drinking cheap beer from a Solo cup, waiting for my favorite bands—Minus the Bear, Wolf Parade, Grizzly Bear—to walk on stage. Show More Summary
With a beer in his hand, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville addressed his team just after they won the Stanley Cup for the third time in six seasons. He told his players about the "rollercoaster" that was the regular season and the playoffs and to emphasize his metaphor, Quenneville, a man inebriated...
The PicoBrew Kickstarter campaign has easily exceeded its goal. The idea of home-brewed beer being as easy as a cup of coffee is apparently pretty popular. PicoBrew recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Pico appliance, which...Show More Summary