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A story that went viral Monday about a banker leaving a $1.33 tip and an insulting remark on a $133 lunch bill has been deemed a hoax. Supposedly, a wealthy banker who dined at the True Food Kitchen in Newport Beach, Calif., was trying to provoke a waitress – and member of the 99 percent [...] [Read More]
A small Houston high school basketball team is in the national spotlight after picking faith over possible glory. Beren Academy, an Orthodox Jewish day school, was slated to play in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools 2A state tournament this weekend, but because the game times conflict with the observation of the Jewish [...] [Read More]
A 9-year-old cat who is “tired of politicians that have their claws out” has launched an unusual campaign for an open Senate seat in Virginia, according to a report from WTTG Fox 5 DC. [Read More]
To celebrate National Pancake Day, IHOP will be giving away free pancakes today, but the breakfast restaurant chain is asking customers to donate money to local charities. Customers can get one free short stack of pancakes today at any IHOP location. Instead of paying for the pancakes, IHOP is asking customers to donate to the [...] [Read More]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel got an unpleasant surprise last week. As Merkel sat down for dinner, a waiter behind her lost his balance and spilled five beers on the back of the chancellor, but according to the Huffington Post, Merkel wasn’t too upset by the beer shower. “She turned around and grinned at me,” said [...] [Read More]
Ben and Jerry’s has jumped onto the Jeremy Lin bandwagon with a new ice cream flavor in honor of the overnight basketball sensation. The Vermont-based ice cream company is offering the new flavor -”Taste the Lin-Sanity” – for a limited time only at its Harvard Square shop, according to a Boston Globe article. The New [...] [Read More]
The upcoming March 5 issue of TIME Magazine cover story is about the power Latinos will have in the upcoming elections. The cover features portraits of 20 faces meant to illustrate the broad range of people the term “Latino” applies to. From the web exclusive: TIME contract photographer Marco Grob spent a recent February weekend [...] [Read More]