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Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 at 07:30 AM CST

Twinkies Cereal Is Now in the Works

Hostess fans can rejoice that another one of their favorite snacks will be transformed into a bite-sized cereal version. Post Holdings and Hostess Brands announced Wednesday that Twinkies Cereal will debut in... »

Performance Artist to Hull Rice for Days at Portrait Gallery

Performance Artist to Hull Rice for Days at Portrait Gallery

D.C. performance artist Sheldon Scott has hulled rice by hand for so long this week that his fingerprints are wearing off. He'll do the grueling work for a few days. His enslaved ancestors on the South Carolina... »

2019 Top Halloween Candy by State Revealed

Will your house be passing out the good candy this Halloween? CandyStore.com compiled 12 years of candy sales data to find the most popular Halloween candy in each state, and the top ten Halloween candies... »

How Americans Spend Halloween: From Candy to Costumed Pets

How Americans Spend Halloween: From Candy to Costumed Pets

The good news for kids this Halloween: They'll likely come home with a bigger pile of candy than of healthy snacks while out trick-or-treating. Americans have a wide variety of plans to celebrate the spooky... »

Ohio Mom Goes Viral With Extreme Costume Crocheting

An Ohio mom has gone viral for the incredible Halloween costumes she creates for her children. Each one of them taking more than 50 hours to complete as she crochets each one herself. »

Top Halloween Trends of 2019

From Fortnite costumes to dressed up doggies, NBC's Liz McLaughlin goes over the top trends this Halloween that have consumers spending big bucks. »

Going Somewhere? Some Places Offer Trips to the Unknown

Going Somewhere? Some Places Offer Trips to the Unknown

When Dena Espenscheid answered an advertisement on social media offering a weekend vacation to an unknown destination, her sister warned her she was going to get kidnapped. As it turns out, not only was... »

Iconic NYC Restaurant Gets Zero Stars in Scathing NYT Review

Iconic NYC Restaurant Gets Zero Stars in Scathing NYT Review

Peter Luger Steak House, the iconic Brooklyn beef palace whose name is a byword for luxury New York eating, got a shock downgrade to zero stars in a new New York Times review Tuesday. »

Teal Pumpkin Project Encourages Safe Trick-Or-Treating

Taking part can help kids with food allergies can join in the Halloween fun. NBC's Sarah Dallof reports. Click here for a map of places where you can find non-food treats for Halloween. »

Popeyes’ Chicken Sandwich to Return in November

Popeyes’ Chicken Sandwich to Return in November

Popeyes’ chicken sandwich will return to stores Nov. 3. In August, the Restaurant Brands International chain sold out of its new chicken sandwich in a little more than two weeks. »

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