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New OpenTable App Lets You Pay Your Dinner Bill By Phone

August 12, 2014 // 9:00 am

OpenTable launched a new feature on its app yesterday that lets diners pay their bills through their phones. That means no more being held hostage and waiting around for the server to bring the check, and then being held hostage again as you wait for your card to be returned.…

Washington Man Arrested For Getting Freaky With Sub Shop Window

December 28, 2013 // 10:07 am

Have you ever arrived at your favorite sandwich shop only to find it closed for the night? Typically you’d grab at the door handle, peek through the window and maybe give it a few knocks. What you probably wouldn’t do is drop trou then start goin’ at it with…

Pinkberry Co-Founder Young Lee Found Guilty of Beating Homeless Man

November 9, 2013 // 1:46 pm

Pinkberry co-founder Young Lee was found guilty on Friday of beating a homeless man with a tire-iron.

The attack originally occurred in LA in June 2011 when the homeless man, Daniel Bolding approached Lee’s car and displayed a racy tattoo of two figures having sex to Lee and…

Sanctuary Rescues Farm Animals, Keeps Them Happy with Treats and Teddy Bears

November 6, 2013 // 2:19 pm

Terry Cummings and her husband Dave Hoerauf, run one of the country’s only farm animal rescues.  Called Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary, it sits on 400 acres in Maryland, and houses animals rescued from farms, factories, and occasionally, anonymously dropped off on the doorstep.

Mexico Surpasses United States in Obesity: Approves Junk Food Tax

October 19, 2013 // 4:11 pm

Bad news for our friends south of the border. Mexico’s lower house of Congress is following in the steps of New York Mayor Bloomberg by recently approving new taxes on junk food in an effort to reduce their consumption. The increased costs on higher calorie and sugary snacks were…

Date Rape Drug-Detecting Cups to Debut at Bars, Colleges and Clubs

August 19, 2013 // 11:24 am

Remember these? Cups/straws/glasses/stirrers started by Mike Abramson’s start-up, DrinkSavvy? Good news, ladies and gents! Mike and DrinkSavvy made it big. That’s right, they’re rolling out the corporate red carpet to sell color changing cups and straws, which react in the presence of three commonly used date-rape drugs:…

Science Says: College Women Drink Men Under the Table

June 5, 2013 // 7:00 am

Well, the reports are in, and I’d like to offer the ladies a big ol’ “Well, duh” on behalf of Foodbeast. According to a study titled “Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research” (rude) by Bettina Hoeppner,  college women tend to drink more heavily than their male counterparts.

The research included…

6 Year Old Caught Driving On His Way To Get Chinese Food

April 17, 2013 // 12:26 pm

What did you do when you were a little kid? Did you play on the swing set? Play with Pokémon cards? Maybe watch TV? Did you ever get the chance to drive a car — by yourself? I’m going to go ahead and say no.

Police were alerted by…

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