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Happy Birthday, Chris
Episode 313 • Published Aug 18, 2016

Happy Birthday, Chris! Hot & Spicy Bathroom Trips, Tums Pizza, Frozen Cabbages, Goldfish Meat, Indiana Jones And The 25 Foot Whip, The Grandma Slice, and more!

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Lead Stories

Terrible McDonald’s Happy Meal Toy Discontinued Because It Gives Kids Rashes

A Taxonomy of Pizza Styles in America From Old Forge pies, to Rhode Island’s pizza strips, the scope of styles and methods paints a fascinating portrait of America.

Headlines

Uber rolling out self-driving cars in Pittsburgh Between acquiring Otto, the self driving big-rig company founded by ex-Googlers, and a new custom manufacturing deal with Volvo, Uber plans on replacing its human drivers with autonomous vehicles in Pittsburgh by the end of the month.

Ford plans to have a fleet of fully autonomous cars operating in a ride-hail service by 2021

Verizon Offered to Install Marketers’ Apps Directly on Subscribers’ Phones

Amazon launches a dedicated shop for items featured on Product Hunt

Twitter is introducing a quality filter to clean up your notifications tab

Google Duo will support audio-only calls ‘soon’

Facts of the Day

Australian Goldfish Are Growing to Monsterous Size In the Wild

Baseball legend Babe Ruth always wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep his head cool. In South Korea, this is considered unsporting, unless the player has a doctor’s note. This was banned back in 2005.

National Hot & Spicy Food Day

Archaeological evidence suggests that people have been using hot spices in their recipes for over 6000 years.

Throughout the world, there are hundreds of different spices that contribute to an array of hot flavored foods. Hot foods can actually be very good for you because of their medicinal and antimicrobial properties. Garlic, chilies, onions, allspice, and oregano all kill bacteria and make food safer to consume.

To celebrate this holiday, try a few hot peppers or hot sauces with your food today!

Facts

Today is also National Soft-Serve Ice Cream Day

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Netflix inks deal to make hotels much more attractive to binge-watchers

Record of the Week

The World’s Longest Whip Crack Congratulations?: The World’s Longest Whip Crack

The Most People Playing “Seven Nation Army” Watch the White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” played by 15,000+ people

Largest pile of marshmallows put on a person Most Marshmallows Stacked On A Person

Food Friday

7-Eleven delivers by drone in Reno including, yes, Slurpees

Soylent’s new breakfast drink is kind of almost coffee

Adele Gave Up Pizza to Save Her Career. It’s the Saddest Story Ever.

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over This Awful Microwaved Fried-Chicken Recipe

The First Pizza ATM in North America Installed at Xavier University in Cincinnati

Chipotle will now make burgers

Taco Bell Will Finally Take Its Fried Chicken Taco Shells Nationwide

Meet Taco Bell’s New Cheesy Core Burrito

Blue latte: the vegan coffee that smells of seaweed and contains no caffeine

Singapore restaurant offers $2 million meal that comes with a 2 carat diamond at the end

Meet Denny’s newest breakfast wars weapon

This Sushi-Making Robot Is the Future We Deserve

A ‘Star Wars’-Inspired Cantina Is Coming to Hollywood

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