Daily Archives: 24 April 24, 2008

Dave Thomas is rolling over in his grave

(AP) After two past rejections, the owner of Arby’s shaved roast beef sandwich restaurants is buying Wendy’s, the fast-food chain famous for its made-to-order square hamburgers and chocolate Frosty dessert, for around $2 billion. Triarc Companies Inc., which is owned … Continue reading

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Florida considers Christian license plate

MIAMI, Florida (AP) — Florida drivers can order more than 100 specialty license plates celebrating everything from manatees to the Miami Heat, but one now under consideration would be the first in the nation to explicitly promote a specific religion. … Continue reading

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U.S. businessman aims to bring ‘badly needed’ fun to Baghdad

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — Llewellyn Werner acknowledges he is facing obstacles most amusement park developers never have to deal with. Such as mortar attacks, stray gunfire and random looting. But when you’re building your amusement park in downtown Baghdad, … Continue reading

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Funny Wedding Pictures

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The new shoes that grow with children’s feet

It’s an expensive exercise keeping children in shoes, as any parent would attest. All too often, the little darlings are bursting out of their new ones before the soles have been scuffed. But one inventor claims to have found the … Continue reading

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Exhaust Air Jack

Air Jack quickly lifts your vehicle with its own exhaust gas. Lift your vehicle in 30 seconds without straining with an awkward, unstable jack. Simply fit the Air Jack’s hose over your exhaust, position the airbag under the vehicle, and … Continue reading

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No Water in MLB Dugouts

Two signs on the doors leading from the visitors’ clubhouse at U.S. Cellular Field to the first-base dugout read, “NO BOTTLED WATER ON THE BENCH.” What’s this? Athletes can’t drink water? Even in the humid Chicago summers? Here’s the explanation … Continue reading

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PETA offers $1 million for lab-created meat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Animal rights activists are offering scientists a $1 million reward if they can produce commercially viable meat in a laboratory. People for Ethical Treatment of Animals leaders say lab-grown meat could satisfy appetites without harming animals. … Continue reading

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