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Texas Mansion Falling off Cliff into Lake Whitney

A vacant luxury house on a cliff located at Lake Whitney in Texas has started to collapse into the water. The edge of the 4,000 square foot house on Overlook Court was dangling about 75 feet above Lake Whitney shoreline after part of it had broken off. Soil and other debris could be seen falling from the foundation of the home. Chief Deputy Mark Wilson confirmed that another chunk of the house broke... 

Waitress Forced to Return $1,000 Tip

A North Carolina Waffle House waitress received a $1,000 tip, but wasn’t allowed to keep it. Shaina Brown was working the late shift on May 11, Mother’s Day, at the Waffle House on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. One person who was extremely impressed with her kindness and personality told her that they were “going to bless [you] tonight.” When it came time to pay the check,... 

World’s Oldest Man, Alexander Imich Dies at Age 111 in New York

The world’s oldest man, Alexander Imich died on Sunday in his New York City home at age 111. Longtime friend Michael Mannion reported that Mr. Imich was highly agitated four days before his death. He was speaking Polish and Russian to spirits he felt were around him. He was treated with medication and died peacefully. He was not agitated just before dying. Imich attributed his longevity to good... 

National Donut Day 2014: Get Free Donuts Today, June 6

It’s national donut day which means free donuts. National Donut day on June 6th isn’t just a food holiday, it’s a patriotic holiday established by the Chicago Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the women who provided writing supplies, stamps, clothes-mending and home-cooked meals, and of course, donuts, for soldiers on the front lines during World War I. The Salvation Army started National... 

Breast Milk Becomes a Hot Commodity Among Male Athletes

Milk does the body good, but what about breast milk. Could it be as healthy or tasteful for adults as it is for infants. According to the American Pregnancy Association, human breast milk is composed of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates plus cells called leukocytes: “They help fight infection. It is the antibodies, living cells, enzymes, and hormones that make breast milk ideal. These cannot be... 

Don’t Wash Your Jeans Says Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh

How often do you wash your jeans, daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly? Well, according to Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh it’s best to keep your jeans away from the washing machine. “If you talk to real denim aficionados they’ll tell you ‘Don’t wash your blue jeans,” Bergh says. During Fortune’s Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, California Chip Bergh talked about sustainability.... 

Hummus Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Hot Mama’s Foods of Massachusetts who produce hummus, is issuing a voluntary recall due to possible listeria contamination. Lansal Inc., which does business as Hot Mama’s Foods and makes products for Target and Trader Joe’s, is recalling hummus and dip products, the Food and Drug Administration announced. Lansal recalled 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip after the possible contamination... 

New Sugar Substitute, Advantame Approved by the FDA

On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the sixth sugar substitute. The FDA says Advantame has successfully passed the process of food additive petition and can now be used in baked goods, soft drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages, chewing gum, candies, frostings, frozen desserts, gelatins and puddings, jams and jellies, processed fruits and fruit juices, toppings and syrups. “We... 

Beef Recall 2014: 1.8M Pounds Recalled in Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio Due to E. coli

On Monday, 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products were recalled due to fear that they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The ground beef products were produced between March 31, 2014 and April 18, 2014 by Wolverine Packing Company based in Detroit, Michigan. The products subject to recall have the establishment number “EST. 2574B” and will have a production date code in the format “Packing... 

College Students Find $40,000 inside $20 Couch, then Return it to 91-Year-Old Woman

Three college roommates at SUNY New Paltz in New York bought a used couch for $20 and ended up finding $40,000 cash stashed away inside. Third-year geology student Reese Werkhoven, Mount Holyoke College graduate Cally Guasti and SUNY New Paltz graduate Lara Russo were sitting on their new couch for the first time, when Werkhoven found a plastic envelope under the couch’s patchy arm. “I almost... 
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