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  • Chinese hotpot restaurant’s all-you-can-eat deal goes very wrong

    An all-you-can-eat deal in a restaurant serving super spicy food sounds like a genius marketing campaign. But for one venue in southwestern China, it turned out to be a disaster. Ravenous customers devoured so much the venue was forced to close its doors with thousands of dollars of debts. The Jiamener Hotpot Restaurant in Chengdu, a city famous for its tongue-numbing chili hotpot, introduced an unlimited menu after struggling since opening in December 2017. From June 1, the owners decided to gamble […]

  • Restaurant employee fired after viral video shows her stirring tea with forearm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A video of an employee at a Missouri restaurant stirring tea with her forearm has gone viral, and those responsible have been fired. The video, which has been viewed more than 700,000 times on Facebook, shows a female employee at Raising Cane’s making tea with her arm fulling submerged. The employee and another girl are heard laughing before the employee poured the tea into a dispenser. The caption on the video read, “don’t drink tea from […]

  • Dump truck spills load of human waste along Indiana highway

    BROWNSTOWN, Ind. – It’s really not how you want your day to go. Drivers noticed something strange falling from the back of a dump truck on U.S. 50 near Brownstown, Indiana Wednesday.  One of the other drivers who noticed something was disgustingly amiss was an Indiana State Police officer, who pulled over the driver. The offending material turned out to be poop — processed human waste that had fallen on the road thanks to an unsecured gate. ISP Sgt. Stephen […]

  • Dog shot 3 times in the face survives – now ‘Hope’ has a new home

    FORT SMITH, Ark. – A 4-year-old mixed-breed dog named Hope was found tied to a tree in Arkansas in late March, bleeding from three bullet wounds. “We found that she was shot three times in the face, so she had to get some emergency vet care,” said Amber Neal, Hope Humane Society director. Hope was taken to the Hope Humane Society in Fort Smith where Neal took her in while she healed. Scars on her face remain where the bullets entered. […]

  • Lump that moved across woman’s face leads to stomach-churning find

    A Russian woman who watched perplexed as a lump appeared on her face and then moved from one place to the next discovered the lump was alive. Specifically, the woman had a parasitic worm, whose movement she tracked in selfies. Per LiveScience, the woman first photographed the lump below her eye near the nose before it moved to her eyelid and then to her lip, where the infestation caused some serious swelling. The case appeared this month in the New England Journal […]

  • Kate Spade’s father dies the night before her funeral

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The ailing father of designer Kate Spade died just hours before his daughter’s funeral in Kansas City, Missouri. An announcement was made Thursday at Spade’s funeral, according to WDAF. A priest at the service said Earl (Frank) Brosnahan Jr. was recently put into hospice and passed away Wednesday night. He was 89 years old. “He had been in failing health of late and was heartbroken over the recent death of his beloved daughter,” a family statement says. Read […]

  • Man parasailing in Myrtle Beach has both legs amputated after boat propeller accident

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – A man parasailing in Myrtle Beach had both his legs amputated after he tried to get on a banana boat and hit a propeller. Myrtle Beach Online reported that the man was injured at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday near 3rd Avenue South and taken to the hospital. It happened when the man was trying to transfer from parasailing boat to a banana boat, according to WBTW. The victim fell into the water and was hit by […]

  • Police officer fired after traffic stop involving his daughter’s boyfriend

    LORAIN, Ohio – An Ohio police patrolman has been fired following an internal investigation into a traffic stop involving the boyfriend of the officer’s daughter. Investigators say the traffic stop was an “abuse of power.” Video of the incident shows the officer open the car door and tell the driver,  “You’re going to jail.” The driver asks him, “For what?” “Have a seat in my car,” the officer says. “We’ll make (BEEP) up as we go.” It happened April 16, […]

  • ‘Stranger Things’ caused an Eggo boom. Now sales are waffling

    Americans aren’t binge-watching Netflix’s “Stranger Things” right now. That means they’re not bingeing on Eggo waffles. For the four weeks ending May 19th, Kellogg’s frozen waffles, pancakes, and French toast sales grew just 1.3% from a year earlier, according to Nielsen. That’s a steep drop from the 9.4% average growth for Eggos during the first four months of 2018, and 14% jump during the fourth quarter of 2017. The second season of “Stranger Things” debuted just before Halloween last year, […]

  • Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died

    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language and showed the world what great apes can do, has died. She died Tuesday in her sleep at age 46, The Gorilla Foundation said in a statement. “Koko touched the lives of millions as an ambassador for all gorillas and an icon for interspecies communication and empathy,” the release said. “She was beloved and will be deeply missed.” The western lowland gorilla was born at the San Francisco Zoo in 1971 and began to learn […]