McDonald's is continuing to see profit growth thanks to items like frozen strawberry lemonade counteracting the rising costs of hamburgers. [Bloomberg] The U.N. has officially declared Somalia's food crisis a famine in several parts of the country, as millions of people are on the brink of s ... More >>
A driver for 'Cash Cab,' the excellent mobile TV quiz show that is also kind of fake, ran over a 61-year-old man in Vancouver yesterday. The man, who was from Surrey, British Columbia, died of his injuries. The show had finished the night's filming and a producer (not the bald-pated host of the A ... More >>
The heartwarming and Photoshop-ready picture of a Vancouver pair making out during last night's post-Stanley Cup riots in Canada took over the world (and especially the internet) today. To hear him tell it, the photograph, by Getty Images stringer Rich Lam, was pure luck. "I was trying not to ... More >>
Bars around the city are introducing board games, like Trivial Pursuit and Operation, which are popular with the twentysomethings. [NY Post] A new study shows that American teenagers who drink prefer hard liquor to beer. And, surprisingly, few are opting for wine coolers. [Wall Street Journa ... More >>
Back in the spring of 2010 -- yeah, all those months ago, May 6 to be exact -- the Dow was rocked by a precipitous crash of nearly 1,000 points for a good solid few minutes. Chaos on Wall Street ensued! And then the Dow went back up, pretty much...and we were left with our memories and the my ... More >>
The Randolph at Broome has started serving hot and cold coffee cocktails from 8 a.m. on, such as the World's Best Dad, incorporating Laird's Applejack and sweet vermouth, and the Slow Trip to New Orleans, made with Bulleit bourbon, Plymouth sloe gin, and coffee. [Diner's Journal] Tokaj, Hun ... More >>
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