A group called "Sugar Information" ran ads in the late 60s and early 70s promoting soft drinks as a way to fill up and suppress your appetite. I suspect that people who followed this advice were disappointed -- the sugar crash from soft drinks is pretty widely believed to make you hungry, not full.
O RLY? I wonder if butter works like this too.
After the EU Copyright Directive passed with a slim majority that only carried because some MEPs got confused and pressed the wrong button, the government of Poland filed a legal challenge with the European Court of Justice, arguing that the Directive -- and its rule requiring that all online discourse be filtered by black-box algorithms […]
In Hackettstown, New Jersey, a McDonald’s drive-through customer reportedly paid with a “smoldering” dollar bill that burned the employee’s hand. From NJ.com: After taking the money, the employee realized the dollar was still smoldering and she was burned on the palm of her left hand, police said. The employee refused medical treatment. Police are investigating […]
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If your office works at all, it uses Microsoft Office. Those icons for Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook are as familiar around some workplaces as the coffee machine. So familiar, in fact, that they get taken for granted – and rarely used to their full potential. Whether you need a crash course in the essential tools […]