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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 07:26 AM CDT

Fully Automated Quinoa Restaurant Coming to Midtown

Robots (and some hidden chefs) will serve quinoa to customers at a fast-food restaurant opening in midtown Manhattan later this year, according to reports. There will be no cashiers at Eatsa’s midtown... »

Blue Bell Announces New Ice Cream Flavor

Blue Bell Announces New Ice Cream Flavor

In celebration of National Ice Cream Month, Blue Bell announced a new flavor of ice cream Friday. »

Nintendo Plans Retro 'Mario,' 'Zelda' Console

Nintendo Plans Retro 'Mario,' 'Zelda' Console

Nintendo said Thursday it will release the "NES Classic Edition" on Nov. 11, a $59.99 system that comes loaded with 30 classic Nintendo games. »

7-Eleven Celebrates 7/11 With Free Slurpees

7-Eleven Celebrates 7/11 With Free Slurpees

There's no better way to enjoy a hot summer day than with a Slurpee, and on Monday it won't cost you a thing. To celebrate July 11 — or 7-Eleven Day — the convenience chain will be giving away their signature... »

Joey Chestnut Eats Record-Breaking 70 Hot Dogs

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous... »

Here are the 68th Annual Emmy Nominees

Here are the 68th Annual Emmy Nominees

“Game of Thrones” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson” dominated the list of nominations for the 2016 Emmys. But there were plenty of other nods for other shows. Here is a selection of nominees in top categories. »

New President Barbie Has Female Running Mate

New President Barbie Has Female Running Mate

Mattel said the idea is "to inspire girls to become leaders." »

Misty Copeland Talks Breaking Barriers

Misty Copeland Talks Breaking Barriers

It's been one year since Misty Copeland leaped over barriers to become American Ballet Theatre's first black female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history. In an interview with "Sunday Today"... »

McDonald's Expands All-Day Breakfast Menu

McDonald's Expands All-Day Breakfast Menu

When McDonald's launched a limited all-day breakfast menu in the fall, stores offered sandwiches made with either English muffins or biscuits depending on local preferences. Now, the company says U.S. »

Hold the Burgers: Meatless July 4 Grilling Ideas

Hold the Burgers: Meatless July 4 Grilling Ideas

The Fourth of July barbecue doesn't always have to be about hot dogs and burgers. The holiday is a great excuse to fire up the grill and throw on some tasty veggies that will make you forget about the standard... »

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