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McDonald’s CEO Says He Lost 20 Pounds On ‘McDiet’

McDonald's Don Thompson

McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson revealed that he lost around 20 pounds while scarfing the restaurant’s food every single day. While attending a recent analyst conference, Thompson was asked how the restaurant was coping with the rise of obesity around the globe. It was then that the fast food chain’s CEO revealed he had dropped nearly… Read more »

Tesla Planning Cross-Country Supercharger Expansion

Tesla Supercharger Network Expanding

Tesla Motors Co. is planning a cross-country supercharger expansion that would allow US motorists to use their electric cars from New York to California. The expansion, which will likely take a few years to complete, could eliminate the “range anxiety” electric car users feel when they leave home. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the… Read more »

New Tornadoes Touch Down In Oklahoma

Oklahoma New Tornadoes

At least two new tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma on Thursday, continuing an almost two week long streak of devastating storms to hit the Plains states. Along with Oklahoma, twisters also tore through Arkansas, injuring at least nine people. The first twister was reported near Perkins in northeast Oklahoma. A second was reported near Ripley,… Read more »

Rihanna Fan Sues MAC After Getting Herpes From RiRi Woo Lipstick

Woman sues MAC after contracting herpes

A Harlem woman who tried MAC’s RiRi Woo lipstick at a Rihanna concert is suing the makeup company after she contracted herpes from the used cosmetic. Starkeema Greenidge was attending a Rihanna concert at the Barclays Center on May 7 when she stopped at a MAC pop-up shop. There, a MAC representative applied a used… Read more »

Oldest Torah Scroll Discovered In Italy

Oldest Torah Scroll Discovered

Carbon dating confirms that the oldest Torah scroll known was found in Italy. The scroll, believed to be 800 years old, is also the most complete scroll discovered to date. Professor Mauro Perani of the University of Bologna has estimated that the scrolls were dated to sometime between 1155 and 1225. The scroll was dated… Read more »

Florida Man Says Zombie Attack Forced Him To Break Into Hotel

Zombie Attack Florida

A Florida man said the threat of a zombie attack forced him to break into a St. Petersburg hotel on Wednesday. David Allen Jensen told police that he was running away from a horde of the undead when he threw a piece of concrete through a pane of glass at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront… Read more »

Tornado Watch Issued For Parts Of Oklahoma

Tornado Watch Issued For Oklahoma

A new tornado watch was issued for eastern and central Oklahoma on Thursday. The Storm Prediction Center said the region might see severe storms later this afternoon and evening. Officials said these supercells are capable of producing three-inch hail and tornadoes. It’s also believed the severe weather will affect other regions as well. Weather experts… Read more »

Starbucks Uses Toilet Water To Brew Coffee, Issues Apology

Hong Kong Starbucks

A Starbucks in Hong Kong reportedly used “toilet water” to brew coffee. An employee at the location in question would wheel a cart into a men’s bathroom at a nearby parking garage in order to retrieve the water used in the company’s beverages. According to reports, the Starbucks in Central Hong Kong doesn’t have a… Read more »

Greek Yogurt Poses Environmental Danger To Waterways

Greek yogurt by-product toxic

Yogurt is an excellent source of calcium, potassium, protein, zinc, and vitamins B6 and B12. What distinguishes Greek yogurt is its thicker, creamier texture. Greek yogurt also contains probiotic cultures, is lower in lactose (sugar) – for those who have a slight intolerance – and has twice the protein content of regular yogurts. There are… Read more »

Charles Ramsey: No Burgers, Thanks

ramsey no burgers

Charles Ramsey wants no burgers after his unlikely fame following the rescue of three women and a child imprisoned in the home of Ariel Castro in Cleveland — and the dishwasher, who had been about to eat a Big Mac when he was called upon to help victim Amanda Berry escape, kind of takes exception… Read more »