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This is our miscellaneous channel. For items that don’t necessarily fit into other categories, their home will be the Hit-Or-Miss channel.


 

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A Super Simple Guide to Cuts of Beef, Prices and How to Cook It [Infographic]

July 26, 2014 // 4:48 pm

Sometimes, the slick names for the seemingly endless cuts of beef leave you befuddled at the grocery store. Your eyes dart from the top sirloin to the ribeye, wondering why one costs more than the other. Then, when you finally choose to go with the ribeye and bring it…

31 Honest Food Brand Slogans That Are Incredibly Accurate

July 26, 2014 // 2:41 pm

While your beloved food brands hold a soft, greasy spot in your heart, they all have their shortcomings. (Surprise!) That seemingly bountiful bag of chips? 50 percent air, guaranteed. Those multicolored fruit loops? They’re all the same flavor. Wanting to highlight these disappointing little truths, graphic designer Clif Dickens created

How They Get the Little Papers Into Fortune Cookies [WATCH]

July 26, 2014 // 7:56 am

When the bill arrived at my family’s favorite Chinese restaurant, there would be a tiny pile of wrapped fortune cookies on top. My brothers and I would snatch them up, crack them open, then compare fortunes while we munched on the cookies. Often, we’d ponder how the makers of…

Coffee Calculator Tells You How Much You Could Save by Not Going to Starbucks

July 25, 2014 // 10:33 pm

The first thing I thought when I plugged my, ahem, number into this coffee calculator? Well, fuck me. Created by USA Today, the Coffee Cost Calculator figures out how much you’re spending on your daily cup(s) of joe and how much your caffeine habit can end up costing…

Only in Florida: Nude Men Break into a Restaurant to Steal 60 Hamburgers, 3 Pounds of Bacon

July 25, 2014 // 5:29 pm

What do you do if you’re in Florida, naked with your bros and really really hungry? Break into a restaurant and do a really bad job at being subtle, apparently.

Last Sunday, surveillance cameras at Doc’s Beach House in Bonita Springs caught two naked men and one undies-clad assistant…

Popular Foods Exposed and Repackaged in Clear Glass Bottles

July 25, 2014 // 12:34 am

Some processed foods we know and love do not necessarily look as appealing as they taste.

Tom Davie, an Oklahoma City-based mixed-media artist, decided to turn this concept into “Bottled Food” — a series of usually concealed popular food items that have been repackaged into transparent glass bottles. The…

LeBron James Apologizes to Neighbors with $2000 Worth of Cupcakes

July 24, 2014 // 12:29 pm

Good guy LeBron James dropped nearly $2000 on tasty cupcakes and sent them as an apology to his neighbors for the recent media circus surrounding his announcement to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The boxes of chocolate and cherry cola cupcakes were accompanied by a chic note (hat tip…

10 Clever Ways You Can Reuse a Banana Peel [INFOGRAPHIC]

July 24, 2014 // 9:35 am

Every year, Americans consume about 3.2 billion pounds of bananas. Do you know how many peels that amounts to? A whole heck of a lot. But the next time you chow down on this fruit, resist throwing out the peel, because there are lots of clever ways to reuse…

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