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The world got a new Pope from Argentina and we’re still guzzling soda and other sugary drinks, but here are some fun stories you may have missed this week.
As you already know, the so-called “sugary drink ban” would forbid the sale of the aforementioned sugary drinks in quantities larger than 16 ounces.
Researchers at the University of South Carolina has come up with the stunning conclusion that women are gaining weight as they spend less time doing housework.
Would you spend 501 straight days in an RV with your spouse? How about if that RV was actually hurtling through outer space, leaving absolutely no possibility of roadside stops during which you can walk off some steam or take a nap while the other one eats a cheeseburger?
This week in news: Republicans prefer doughnuts, the Titanic set to sail again and everybody hates Anne Hathaway.
Sure, Ikea is a trendy discount furniture warehouse, and it’s all European and whatnot and sometimes well-dressed monkeys roam the showrooms and much of their stuff is of pretty darn decent quality considering the price, but let’s call a spade a spade.
The only right way to teach a boy to become a man is to buy him and his friends lap dances in between frames. And pizza. A bowling party without pizza is like a skating party without prostitutes.
A new controversy is brewing when it comes to PE class in schools.
The most horrifying newsy story in the news this week is that of the Carnival cruise trip from hell.
A short follow-up piece in yesterday’s New York Times Bucks blog blew my mind.
The Girl Scouts of America do not approve of parents selling their kids’ cookies in the office.
I mean. What? This is a devastating bit of news, if you ask me.
The good news: A study out of the University of Washington which reveals that beer = healthy.
Boy, if it wasn’t for that Clydesdale making me cry real, salty tears in the fourth quarter, I’d have lost all faith in the power of fabulous beer advertising. Remember the Budweiser frogs? Seriously, I cried real tears. It was good.
From Duchess Catherine’s perfect nose to an allegedly “gay” dog and cocaine diapers at JFK, this week was anything short of slow, news-wise.
Now the MTA is exploring a number of options to prevent that prediction from coming true, including protective barriers that would make it nearly impossible for a person to get anywhere near the tracks before the subway is safely in the station.
Consider this your weekly “gag-me-with-a-spoon” newsbreak. PepsiCo, manufacturer of Gatorade drinks, has voluntarily decided to stop including Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) in its products due in part to “consumer feedback.”