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Watch out for double dippers. If you see someone dipping a half-eaten chip into the guacamole at your next party, beware" "Double-dipping" can spread cold and flu viruses and other germs. Inspired by an episode of Seinfeld in which the character George Costanza is caught double-dipping, profess...
Only In America The Mississippi legislature is considering a bill that would ban restaurants from serving food to very fat people. The proposed law would revoke the license of any restaurant caught repeatedly feeding the obese. Mississippi has a 30 percent obesity rate, the nation's highest, an...
One on four American children now depends on food stamps. Among all Americans, one in eight is receiving food stamps, and as unemployment drops middle class people into poverty, 20,000 additional people are signing up each day. The Week Magazine/New York Times
WOW! Can You Believe? It must be true...I read it in the tabloids. A Utah man missed the birth of his child when he was arrested for allegedly groping a nurse outside the delivery room. Adam Manning, 30, rushed his partner to the hospital when she went into labor, but then, police said, Man...
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Only in America. A 6-year old Delaware Cub Scout was suspended for carrying a camping utensil to school. First-grader Zachary Christie says he had planned to use the mutli-tool, incorporating a knife, a spoon, and a fork, to eat his lunch. But under his school's zero tolerance policy, Christie ...
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Not having any cash, was not an excuse to pass by the Salvation Army kettles this holiday season. Bell ringers in about 200 cities, including New York, Chicago, and Dallas were accepting credit cards from passer by's. The Week