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Piggly Wiggly Driver’s Impossibly Bad 5-Minute Parking Job Is a Fitting End to 2017

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Surely several explanations exist for this delivery driver’s world-historically awful parking job — caught on Piggly Wiggly security footage in late November — that took at least eight tries and well over five minutes. (Perhaps it was a very specialized kind of semi crash test, requiring the driver to …

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#SitOutSantaCon Campaign Asks Drunk Santas If They’re Cool Ruining Christmas for Kids

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New Yorkers, it’s time to activate the Early SantaCon Warning System — the annual slosh-fest returns on Saturday.

Most rational beings, of course, hate the festive event that lays siege to New York and a growing list of other defenseless cities worldwide, but this year, a Manhattan ad agency …

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YouTube’s Fast-Food Critics Are Going Crazy for Burger King’s Flamin’ Hot Mac N’ Cheetos

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There’s a famous moral story fast-food employees teach their children that goes: If you give a customer something Cheetos-flavored, he will immediately demand the Flamin’ Hot variety. Burger King held off this angry uprising for months by releasing a Flamin’ Hot frozen-aisle version of its popular fried Mac …

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José Andrés Says One Hot Meal Per Day ‘Is Not Too Much to Ask’ in America

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With his hunger-relief efforts in Puerto Rico now stretching beyond two months and 3 million meals, 60 Minutes ran a José Andrés segment last night that Anderson Cooper describes at the start (maybe a little understatedly) as “a good Thanksgiving story.” The chef, who almost literally hasn’t entered …

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This Is Why You Don’t Eat the ‘World’s Hottest Chip’ on Live TV

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Last year, demented gourmet-snack-maker Paqui invented the #OneChipChallenge, a “contest” that pits you against a $4.99 tortilla chip dubbed “the world’s hottest” because it’s made from Carolina Reapers, peppers twice as fiery as ghost peppers. For context, they are so hot, they sometimes burn holes in people’s …

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IHOP Robbery Thwarted by Waiter Who Happens to Be a Frickin’ Third-Degree Black Belt

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Last week, three would-be burglars tried looting an IHOP off the highway in San Antonio. Unfortunately for them, Elijah Arnold was waiting tables that morning. The server tells local news station WOAI that “something just didn’t seem right” after the trio walked in. His sixth sense proved correct: Moments …

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Here’s a Gorgeous New Trailer for Noma 2.0

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René Redzepi has been off in the Faroe Islands chilling with his “langoustine man,” and he has some news: His acclaimed Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, which closed and is moving to a new location, won’t reopen until 2018. To tide you over, however, the restaurant’s team has unleashed a new …

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Of Course Pizza Hut Found a Way to Turn Its Boxes Into Solar Eclipse Viewers

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Amazon’s eclipse glasses are highway robbery ($350 plus $4.99 shipping!). If you want to experience Monday’s eclipse on the cheap, all you need is an appetite for pizza: Behold this device Pizza Hut has MacGyvered from a leftover box to keep you from destroying your retinas, which really, …

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Traffic Accident Leaves Arkansas Highway Covered in Frozen Pizzas

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Watch This Heroic Effort Creating SNL’s ’15-Flavor Taco’

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Serious fans of Saturday Night Live parody ads have a special place for 2005’s “Pizza Crêpe Taco Pancake Chili Bag,” and that special place is anywhere but their stomachs. Andy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis, and Bill Hader play a trio of bros thrilled by Taco Town’s new “15-flavor” edible harbinger of …

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Burger King Gave Disabled People 3-D-Printed Hands

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Burger King’s marketing stunts are often annoyingly invasive (hacking people’s Google Homes, attempting coup d’états of European countries — the list goes on), but even fast-food corporations get altruistic every now and then: Adweek says the chain used a promo for its new BK Stacker sandwich

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Watch Meat-Loving Kids Get Tricked Into Eating Vegan Food

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Few things satisfy like watching children learn that food is more confusing than mystery-flavored Airheads. For instance, the vegan alternatives to any and everything, now that plant burgers bleed and algae, of all things, pass for eggs. For its latest installment, HiHo — the YouTube channel where kids …

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Check Out a Cool 3-D Art Installation That Pays Tribute to NYC’s Immigrant Street Vendors

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New York City’s street food would be a bunch of overly chewy pretzels and meh-tasting hot dogs if not for the vibrant community of immigrant vendors running the carts. Sadly, these hardworking individuals are generally underappreciated for their role in creating one of the city’s most iconic cultures.

To …

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Ikea’s Smart, New Recipes Double As the Pouch You Cook In

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Everybody’s favorite Nordic home-furnishings emporium has come up with a brilliant and very Ikea-y way to lure skittish cooks into their kitchens. The company’s Canadian arm has debuted a booklet of recipes printed sort of paint-by-numbers-style on parchment paper — the recipes themselves are laid out as visual …

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The ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’ Has Switched to Tequila

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A year after Dos Equis retired his title by sending him on a one-way trip to Mars, ex–Most Interesting Man in the World Jonathan Goldsmith has found a new product to make incredibly engrossing — Astral Tequila. His first ad for the company came out

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Yes, the World Now Has a ‘Milk Sommelier’

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Meet Bas de Groot, a man who should duke it out with certified water sommelier Martin Riese for the world’s easiest-to-make-fun-of food job. De Groot’s very niche area of expertise is milk — the planet’s one and only milk sommelier, as far as he’s aware. Cows’ milk is …

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Would You Endure This Bar’s Terrifying Version of the Knife Game for a Free Shot?

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How much is a finger worth to you? If your answer is, “One shot of alcohol, preferably of the Mekhong whiskey variety,” then start planning a trip to Thailand. You’ll basically be drinking for free the whole time if you can find Mong Bar, where shots

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And Now, Your Annual Reminder to Stay Safe Out There This Grilling Season

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Memorial Day weekend has arrived, and if you haven’t sneaked away from work yet, you’re probably still daydreaming about steaks, burgers, or whatever else you plan to throw on the grill this weekend. Indeed, the holiday marks the official beginning of grilling season.

But, if YouTube proves anything, it’s that …

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Even Pope Francis Thinks President Trump’s Diet Is Funny

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Doctors have already warned Pope Francis to cool it on the carbs, so he probably has special compassion for those souls who subsist on abysmal eating habits. Either that, or he’s been waiting with bated breath to tell this one joke when he got to meet …

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Try and Watch This Guy Break the Guinness Record for Most Ghost Peppers Eaten

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The ghost pepper is one of the world’s five hottest chilis. Really, it’s “food” about as much as hemlock or castor beans. At more than 1 million Scoville units, it has, on at least one occasion, eaten a hole clean through someone’s throat on the way down. With …

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Someone Made a Very, Very Tiny Cup of Coffee With a Single Bean

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For a new ad, Finnish coffee company Paulig asked artist Lucas Zanotto to make them a cup of coffee using just one bean. Maybe they had an under-caffeinated hamster on their hands? Who knows, but the result is absolutely ideal for teeny-tiny hands:

The cute little …

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Someone Made a Very, Very Tiny Cup of Coffee With a Single Bean

Source: Grub Street NY

For a new ad, Finnish coffee company Paulig asked artist Lucas Zanotto to make them a cup of coffee using just one bean. Maybe they had an under-caffeinated hamster on their hands? Who knows, but the result is absolutely ideal for teeny-tiny hands:

The cute little …

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Katy Perry’s New Song ‘Bon Appétit’ Might Ruin Food for You

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Awkward-lyrics queen Katy Perry has dropped her latest single, “Bon Appétit,” which can be summed up as four minutes of incredibly unsubtle food fetishes, including one where she describes herself as an all-you-can-eat buffet:

She and Migos manage to recycle every cliché known to the …

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Watch This Film About All the Land a Church’s Chicken Founder Restored with His Fortune

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For half a century, Church’s Chicken co-founder David Bamberger has been working to make sure he’s remembered not for becoming a fast-food mogul, but as Texas’s unlikeliest conservationist. In 1969, he sold his stake in the fried-chicken biz and used the wealth to create Selah, Bamberger …

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DIY Unicorn Frappuccinos Are the New DIY Slime

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Did you miss Starbucks’s Unicorn Frappuccino this weekend because your café ran out of “Unicorn Dust,” or because the barista started weeping? You’re going to be okay. For one thing, Katy Perry spit hers out, and Anthony Bourdain seems to have really hit the …

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