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Here's How Much Caffeine Is in Every Single Starbucks Drink

(7) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 12:53 PM

Sure, Starbucks has you covered if you need a Pumpkin Spice Latte, a Frappuccino, or a place to use the bathroom after you have a Pumpkin Spice Latte and a Frappuccino. But what Starbucks customers really need is a caffeine fix.

And since Starbucks' menu is rapidly expanding,...

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The 28 Best Things Restaurants Do for Their Customers

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 12:44 PM

There's plenty of room for error in the restaurant industry, but when everything goes right, it's like a beautiful symphony of medium-rare cheeseburgers and quickly refilled water glasses.

To give thanks, we've compiled a list of all the amazing little things restaurants do to make you feel at...

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How Crazy Rich You'd Be If You'd Invested in Chipotle, Starbucks and More

(2) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 1:15 PM

Reading through stock charts and earning reports can be intimidating enough to make the average person just want to give up and eat a burrito. Which will further line the pockets of those early Chipotle investors, who are now driving speedboats and adding guacamole to everything.

As an exercise in...

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What Your Study Abroad City Says About You

(8) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 12:11 PM

By: Kevin Alexander

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Going abroad is one of the most important choices in your life, outside of choosing a mate and picking a brand of American cheese. But what does the city you chose say about you...

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The 5 Best Canal Cities In The World (Not Named: Venice)

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 2:54 PM

By: Matt Meltzer

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Pretty much every city with a drainage canal these days likes to call itself something along the lines of, "The Venice of Saskatchewan." But it takes more than an artificial...

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A Local's Guide to the Best Eating and Drinking in Pittsburgh

(6) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 11:26 AM

If we had to come up with a motto for Pittsburgh, it'd be "Keep Pittsburgh Gritty". Not "gritty" as in "dirty" -- "gritty" as in plucky, authentic, genuine. Contrary to popular belief, the air's clean, and so are the three rivers. For actual grit in PA, there's always Philly.

It's...

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The 21 Best Wine Bars in the Country

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 2:04 PM

Fifty years ago if you'd asked for a glass of Malbec, you'd probably be greeted with a long, awkward silence. Today, there are over 8,000 wineries in the U.S., and even more bars that are pouring out such a vast, global selection of wines that America recently surpassed France as...

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9 Things You Didn't Know About Disney World

(25) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 12:45 PM

By: Rebecca Dolan

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No American institution is so equally beloved and reviled as Walt Disney World, the epicenter of childhood fantasy and fanny-pack fashion in Central Florida. But whether you love it or hate it, its...

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5 College Amenities So Insane You'll Want to Go Back to School

(9) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 3:33 PM

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller

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Credit: University of Missouri

College admissions are competitive. Not only are students willing to shiv their best friend if it helps get them on the wait-list at Duke, but colleges have entered a no-holds-barred amenities...

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Breakfast Lasagna Uses Pancakes for Noodles

(2) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 12:06 PM

I don't think I fully comprehended the meaning of "stick to your ribs" until I had myself a hearty slice of this breakfast lasagna. The meal took every ounce of energy in me to digest. Aside from the organs that kept me breathing, all other systems shut down. Also it...

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8 Of The Best Nude Beaches In Europe

(8) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 5:34 PM

By: Gianni Jaccoma

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American exceptionalism may have gotten us to the moon and back, but when it comes to actually mooning each other (you know, on the beach), we're not exactly world-beaters. Europe, by contrast, is in a...

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The 14 Best College Dining Halls in America

(21) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 1:07 PM

Gone are the days of mystery meat, "red sauce", and stale oatmeal raisin cookies in our nation's college dining halls. A new epicurean era has dawned on campuses across America, temporarily making college kids forget about the lifelong debt they're accruing.

We spoke to lucky students at schools consistently on...

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Every Single Meaningful Cereal Ever, Ranked

(3) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 12:10 PM

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I love cereal. Like, love-love it. I eat three to four bowls of cereal a day. Am I proud of that fact? Yes, of course I am. But just eating a lot of it didn't make me an expert, so I have spent...

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A Bacon-Jalapeño Grilled Cheese, Made of Waffles That Are Made of Tater Tots

(4) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 12:31 PM

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As a kid, my favorite after-school snack was a plate of tater tots with slices of Kraft Singles melted on top. I'd stick it in the microwave to get the cheese kind of scorched. I'm not even going to pretend that my taste...

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7 Ways You're Pissing Off the Rental Car Agent

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 1:33 PM

By: Matt Meltzer

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There's no shortage of miserable-looking people at the airport. From flight attendants -- who have a perfectly understandable reason for looking less than thrilled (people who fly are horrible) -- to passengers sleeping...

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The Great Peanut Butter Debate: Creamy vs. Crunchy

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 12:37 PM

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Since the dawn of the modern peanut butter age (1884!), a relentless debate has raged over which butter has the best consistency: creamy or crunchy.

To debate this age-old question, we've enlisted super-smooth executive editor Kevin Alexander and crunchaholic staff writer...

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7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Australia

(13) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 3:21 PM

By: Courtney Subramanian

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Despite how ubiquitous Aussies are -- try and travel without tripping over at least one on the hostel floor -- the outside perception of their country hinges on 25-year-old commercials...

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The Perfect Beer for Every NFL Team

(1) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 11:07 AM

There is nothing better than enjoying a beer on a Sunday while watching a football game, unless you're stuck watching the Browns play. Then we just hope your beer is strong. But it's especially important that you drink beer that fits your team. Why? Because the craft beer you drink,...

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5 of the World's Most Epic Ferry Rides

(2) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 5:15 PM

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller

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Commuting sucks. Unless it involves a prison sentence, and you're the one getting out. But in general, it usually means gridlocked traffic, sardine-packed subways, and hours of wasted time.

Which is why water commutes are so special. The...

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The 20 Types of Yelp Reviewers

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 4:12 PM

Yelp is a useful resource for anyone who wants to read a review of a bar or restaurant. More specifically, a 500-word polemic on the horrible service at that Arby's that shut down three years ago.

Whether they are an Elite Yelper or someone who prefaces their reviews with "I...

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