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It’s Easter which means Peeps, those sugary marshmallow treats synonymous with the holiday, are everywhere, and I mean everywhere. Found in Easter baskets far and wide, next to the dyed eggs, they also turn up on top of cupcakes, on plates covered with chocolate bunnies, and become decorations on cakes. But for some, they have […] [Read More]
A Staten Island woman pushed her 8-year-old grandson out of the way before being struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver as the two walked home from church Thursday night, according to NBC New York. [Read More]
Now that the pink slime controversy has come and gone, we’re now seeing some serious complaints in the U.S. poultry processing industry, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to eliminate 800 poultry inspector positions and allow poultry companies to speed up processing operations. A lot, according to The Daily. [Read More]
A Maryland woman who claimed she was one of the winners of the $656 million Mega Millions lottery told NBC News on Thursday that she has lost the ticket. [Read More]
Five people face charges for intentional injury for buying a kidney from a 17-year-old boy who later used the money to buy an iPhone and an iPad, Reuters reported. According to the story, the five people, including a surgeon, removed a kidney from the Chinese teenager in April 2011, four years after the country banned [...] [Read More]
Budget European airline Ryanair will do anything — anything — to save money. Among the cost-saving measures, a spokesman told London’s Daily Telegraph, “we even encourage staff to watch their weight – with the motivation of appearing in the annual Ryanair calendar.” The airline supports a “fat tax” for overweight passengers, considered removing armrests, and [...] [Read More]