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It’s Hard Out There For a Twinkie: OG Twinkie Factory Shutting Down

August 23, 2014 // 11:55 am

Hostess fans nationwide were offered snack food salvation after their beloved Twinkies returned to store shelves last summer. Though your favorite junk food sweets are safe, their birthplace is not.

Thanks to the slew of impostors and copy cats that flooded the market in Hostess’ eight month absence, the…

Keep Calm and Buy All The Nutella

August 23, 2014 // 9:55 am

Don’t panic but there’s a hazelnut shortage that could very seriously affect everyone’s favorite chocolate hazelnut spread. Before you chuck your laptop across the room in a mad dash to get your local grocer hear us out.

Severe weather conditions are to blame for over 70 percent of Turkey’s…

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:…

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