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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... »

Ben & Jerry's Debuts New Flavor for Voting Rights Campaign

Ben & Jerry's Debuts New Flavor for Voting Rights Campaign

Ben & Jerry's wants you to know that democracy is in your hands and the Vermont-based company has launched a new flavor of creamy, chunky goodness churned for the cause. Empower Mint was introduced in... »

6 Best Buys for Mother's Day

6 Best Buys for Mother's Day

It's time to honor that special woman in your life. Mother's Day is approaching, and whether you are buying for your mother, your wife, or both, consider some inexpensive alternatives or ways to save money... »

How to Throw a Kentucky Derby Party

Year after year, there is a flurry of excitement leading up to the Kentucky Derby, with an endless series of parties and celebrations. It is the one American race that inspires the spectacle and pageantry of... »

Manhattan, Chicago Are Priciest Places to Wed: Survey

Manhattan, Chicago Are Priciest Places to Wed: Survey

Manhattan and Chicago are the two most expensive places to get married in the United States, but the affair will likely cost a pretty penny no matter the location, according to a new survey. »

Budget-Friendly Gifts for Mom

Budget-Friendly Gifts for Mom

Buying a Mother's Day gift doesn't have to be stressful or expensive. This year, show mom you care with these fun and affordable gifts. »

Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll

Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll

Misty Copeland, the first black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, now has her very own Barbie doll. The doll is a part of the Barbie "Sheroes" program, which creates dolls in the likeness... »

Cracker Jack Replacing Toy Prize With Digital Codes for Mobile Games

Cracker Jack Replacing Toy Prize With Digital Codes for Mobile Games

It's the end of era. The iconic prize found in a bag of Cracker Jacks will be replaced with stickers containing digital codes for mobile games, the company announced Thursday. Cracker Jack, which is owned... »

Tax Day 2016 Freebies: Here's the List

Tax Day 2016 Freebies: Here's the List

Great news, procrastinators!

Tax Day is Monday, April 18, this year, so last-second filers had a little extra time to knock them out. »

Burger King Releases 'Angriest Whopper' Yet

Burger King Releases 'Angriest Whopper' Yet

How hot can you handle?

Burger King diners can now test their limits with the launch of the company's Angriest Whopper which has hot sauced baked right into the red colored bun. »

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