This Labor Day Weekend, Americans will devour over 65 million pounds of beef. Other findings:
- Weber Grills says nearly 70% of Americans will grill this weekend.
- Over 5 million hot dogs and 4.5 million hamburgers are eaten between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
- Mustard is the number one condiment on both.
- According to the National Cattleman's Beef Association, steak was this summer's top grilled item followed by burgers, chicken, pork, hot dogs and fish.
- most all-American foods: Apple pie (28%), hamburgers (25%), hot dogs (20%) and barbecue (17%)
Amazing Haboob photos and video from Arizona. What's a Haboob?...It's a sandstorm.
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At least a million cockroaches escaped from a cockroach farm in China. The Chinese believe certain extracts from the bugs have health benefits. We say "The only good cockroach is a DEAD cockroach!"
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Consumer and expert info was combined to create the list of the 10 Best Beers in the World. They are:
10)Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus (U.S.)
9)Laurentina Clara (Mozambique)
8)Affligem Blonde (Belgium)
7)Smithwick's Ale (Ireland)
5)Windhoek Lager (Namibia)
4)Negro Modelo (Mexico)
3)Ballantine XXX Ale (U.S.)
2)Michelob Ultra (U.S.)
A recent study shows OREO Double Stuffs don't really have double the creamy filling. I KNEW IT...Curse you Nabisco!!
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It's hot in the U.K. and headed for the United States. Would you mind wearing a simple wristband to let others know you're single?
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A recent poll asked people to name their favorite childhood cereal...Here were some of the top answers:
Cookie Crisp, Fruit Loops, Trix, Lucky Charms, Frosted Flakes, Honeycomb, Golden Grahams, Cap'n Crunch, Apple Jacks, and Cocoa Puffs
British doctor performs beard transplants for guys lacking, or with patchy facial hair. We've heard everything!
Pale Ale and Black Ale from concentrate! Just add carbonated water or use a soda carbonator...available next month...
Hermes is selling a $12,900 basketball. The company, known for its handbags, created two balls that are blue and made from calfskin. Each ball was hand-stitched. Hermes CEO Robert Chavez tells The Hollywood Reporter, "It certainly can be used for play -- the leather is sturdy, and why not make such a unique item come to life on the court?"
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What is earthing?
Earthing is a fast-growing movement based upon the major discovery that connecting to the Earth's natural energy is foundational for vibrant health. You connect with Mother Nature's energy simply by going barefoot. If you are indoors, you can buy an Earthing mat that connects to the outside and "GROUND" yourself. Is this for real????
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Where are tickets and fees the highest?
Most expensive first offense: Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, Nevada, and New Hampshire have fines of up to $1000 for a first offense.
Most expensive state to fight a ticket: Massachusetts, with court fees of almost $320.00.
Most unmarked police cars: Connecticut has only ONE marked car per department, the rest are virtually unmarked
Most tickets written: Washington D.C. wrote over 430,000 tickets last year with a population of only 500,000...Wow! Next up is Wyoming...
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A Swedish engineer has built a machine that turns your sweat into clean drinking water. Throw in your sweaty, stinky, dirty gym clothes and get a glass of purified water as a reward.
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Road crews in Scotland repainted the SCHOOL zone this week, but failed to spell it correctly. Now they have a SCKOOL Keep Clear warning in front of Innellan Primary. Fail...That's what happens kids when you don't pay attention in Sckool....I mean School!
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A research study of 30,000 men in the U.S. has rated average male endowment per state from largest to smallest...Congratulations New Hampshire! If you're from Wyoming, we're so, so, sorry...Here's the full list:
2013-12 | 2013-11 | 2013-10 | 2013-09 | 2013-08 | 2013-07 | 2013-06 | 2013-05 | 2013-04 | 2013-03 | 2013-02 | 2013-01 | 2012-12 | 2012-11 | 2012-10 | 2012-09 | 2012-08 | 2012-07 | 2012-06 | 2012-05 | 2012-04 | 2012-03 | 2012-02 | 2012-01 | 2011-12 | 2011-11 | 2011-10 | 2011-09