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Happy 100 Year Anniversary, Mallomars! (PHOTOS)

(12) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 8:22 AM

Mallomars, those wonderful chocolate-covered graham cracker and marshmallow treats, celebrate a serious milestone this season. On Nov. 13, the Nabisco cookie turns 100 years old.

In honor of the event, a little Mallomars history. Mallomars were first invented following the success of another Nabisco cookie, Marshmallow Crème, which...

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Bacon Deodorant Is A Real Thing (VIDEO)

(58) Comments | Posted November 7, 2013 | 3:27 PM

From the makers of bacon condoms, bacon lube and bacon shaving cream comes Power Bacon, a deodorant heady with the scent of bacon. (Of course.)

bacon deodorant

"Power Bacon deodorant is designed specifically for those with active lifestyles –-...

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Sriracha Candy Canes Are An Awesome Prank Waiting To Happen (VIDEO)

(3) Comments | Posted November 6, 2013 | 3:10 PM

Here's something we'd like to see: the look on your friend's face when he licks one of these sriracha candy canes, after you've told him it was peppermint flavored.

It may not be the nicest thing to do (heck, it'll probably land you on the naughty list), but...

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Groupon's Starbucks Deal Gets You $10 For $5 [UPDATED]

(74) Comments | Posted November 6, 2013 | 8:24 AM

Early Wednesday morning, Groupon posted a Starbucks deal sure to excite fans of the Seattle-based coffee chain -- $5 for a $10 Starbucks gift card.

Rich Williams, senior vice president of global marketing for Groupon, told The Huffington Post that the deal marks a milestone for the company.

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Sorority Girls Really Like Yogurt, Apparently (PHOTO) [UPDATED]

(16) Comments | Posted November 4, 2013 | 11:06 AM

We've heard of Greek yogurt, but this is ridiculous. The photo below, posted to Reddit by user DubSak, allegedly shows the contents of a sorority house fridge.

Apparently, college girls like yogurt in freakish quantities. It's not all the tangy stuff known as Greek yogurt, but it's all...

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Colonel Sanders Memorabilia Gets Auctioned Off By KFC For Charity (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted October 18, 2013 | 11:35 AM

Months after a white suit belonging to KFC founder Colonel Sanders sold at auction for a whopping $21,510, KFC is cashing in on the interest with a larger memorabilia auction. Proceeds will benefit Feeding America, a hunger relief organization, and the World Food Programme.

So what's...

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Adam Platt, Restaurant Critic, Gets Kicked Out Of ZZ's Clam Bar

(57) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 5:07 PM

Nearly six months after New York magazine restaurant critic Adam Platt gave Manhattan eatery Carbone a one-star rating, the scribe found himself at the receiving end of the owners' wrath -- by getting the boot from sister restaurant ZZ's Clam Bar.

Platt tweeted about the incident last night...

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Pug + Pumpkin Spice Latte = Pugkin Spice Latte! (PHOTO)

(9) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 11:10 AM

Twitter user singalittleflat made the internet collectively say "AWWWW" on Tuesday when she posted the below image.

It's a pug dressed as a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks. We repeat. A pug dressed as a pumpkin spice latte. It's a pugkin spice latte!

Cutest dog costume ever...

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Man Picks Up Restaurant Tab After Overhearing Strangers Getting Diagnosis (PHOTO)

(4277) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 2:07 PM

A waiter at a Boston-area restaurant witnessed an act of kindness on Tuesday night that's warmed hearts across the internet.

"While waiting tables tonight, a mother and daughter started crying mid-meal. I had no idea what happened until a single guy at the table next to them handed me this...

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This Life-Sized Unicorn Cake Filled With Rainbows Makes Our Lives Complete (PHOTOS)

(13) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 10:42 AM

People! Below, gaze upon the utter and complete glory of this life-sized unicorn cake, filled with rainbows! It is amazing! It is life affirming! It is the definition of everything and all things magical in the universe!

We're more than a little excited. Can't you tell? It's yet...

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Frogs' Legs Found At Wiltshire, England Archaeological Dig Suggest British Ate Them Before French

(62) Comments | Posted October 15, 2013 | 1:55 PM

Ooh la la, the French may not have been the first to chow down on those greasy frogs' legs they're so famous for loving. A recent archaeological dig in Wiltshire, England has yielded evidence that the people living there were eating frogs' legs 8,000 years before the French.

"This is...

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Pizza Cocktail At Trattoria Neapolis Might Actually Be Awesome (PHOTOS)

(7) Comments | Posted October 15, 2013 | 10:41 AM

You can eat your pizza and drink it, too, at Trattoria Neapolis, an Italian bistro in Pasadena, Calif. The restaurant recently unveiled a pizza-inspired cocktail that isn't messing around.

The libation is made with tomato water, basil-infused vodka, ghost-pepper infused vodka, porcini powder, muddled basil...

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Enjoy Popcorn During A Movie? Advertising May Be Powerless Against You, Study Says

(13) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 2:21 PM

Chomping through a bucket of popcorn may not be good for your health (it has a shockingly-high number of calories!), but it might shield you from the effects of film advertising.

In a University of Cologne study recently published in the Journal of Consumer...

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Twin Stars Diner Only Hires Identical Twins (VIDEO) [UPDATED]

(279) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 11:11 AM

Ever feel neglected by your server when eating out? Diners at the Twin Stars diner in Moscow probably don't have that problem, since each table is tended to by not one but two servers, who also happen to be identical twins.

The restaurant claims to be the only...

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Taco Bell Tests 'Grilled Stuft Nacho'

(93) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 5:00 PM

Taco Bell is testing a new item that's left us a bit stumped: the Grilled Stuft Nacho, which looks neither grilled or like a nacho. Discuss.

According to Brand Eating, it's a grilled flour tortilla wrapped in the shape of a giant tortilla chip. It's filled with ground...

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International Bacon Film Festival's Official Selections Explore The Wonders Of Bacon (VIDEOS)

(2) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 12:37 PM

It's about time someone put on a film festival about bacon. The team at Hormel's Black Label bacon have heeded the call. The company's first International Bacon Film Festival features 11 short films inspired the porky strips. Festivities take place Oct. 17 in New York City.

There's a...

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Burger King's Satisfries Giveaway Happens Oct. 12 And 13

(51) Comments | Posted October 10, 2013 | 4:18 PM

Intrigued by Burger King's new Satisfries, the fries it's touting as a low(er)-calorie option? The fast food chain is giving them away for free this Saturday and Sunday at participating locations.

Burger King says its Satisfries have 30 percent less fat and 20 percent fewer calories...

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Taco Bell's DIY Chocolate Taco Kit Hits Shelves, And It's Apparently Awful

(7) Comments | Posted October 10, 2013 | 2:23 PM

We love tacos and we love chocolate desserts. So why wouldn't we be head-over-heels for Taco Bell's D.I.Y. chocolate taco dessert kit, recently spotted on Wal-Mart shelves for just $3?

taco bell chocolate taco kit

Because they don't taste very good, at least according to...

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'Dave,' Craft Beer By Hair Of The Dog, Costs $2,000 A Bottle

(60) Comments | Posted October 10, 2013 | 12:50 PM

Would you pay $2,000 for a bottle of craft beer? If you're one of the 12 lucky souls who last month snatched up the most recent release of "Dave," a strong barleywine from Portland, Ore. brewery Hair of the Dog, the answer is yes.

Barleywine is...

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Guy Eats 45-Year-Old Candy And It Doesn't End Well (VIDEO)

(49) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 2:39 PM

What does 45-year-old candy taste like? British reviewer Stuart Ashen decided to find out in the above video.

Ashen, who reviews an odd assortment of things (strange toys, old toys and yep, long-expired foodstuffs) at Ashens.com, recently sampled a tin...

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