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Man Wins $30,000 From Lottery Ticket Rejected by Friend

A 23-year old man from Eldersburg, Maryland, won a $30,000 jackpot from a scratch-off ticket that he only purchased after his friend refused to buy one, UPI reports. The man told Maryland lottery officials that he’d encouraged his pal to purchase the $3 Skee-Ball scratch-off, but “he told me he didn’t like Skee-Ball because he never hit on it,” the …

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Someone’s Trying to Trademark the Phrase “Breakfast Burrito”

On November 27, an unidentified individual from Los Angeles filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the phrase “breakfast burrito.” As Eater notes, “Claiming ownership over the breakfast burrito is like saying you invented a cheese sandwich.” Hence, this trademark is about as likely to get granted as when LeBron James (intentionally) failed to trademark …

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Walmart Is Selling “Rosé Drink Enhancer” Flavor Drops That Make Water Taste Like Wine

Turning water into wine–it’s not just for Jesus anymore! This week, the Instagram account @CandyHunting discovered that Walmart is selling “Rosé Wine Drink Enhancer” flavor drops that’ll fool you into thinking your plain, old glass of agua is bona fide booze. (Talk about “rosé all day!”) The sugar-free product can reportedly be found in the superstore’s juice aisle. If you’re intrigued, here’s …

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Willie Nelson Says He’s Quit Smoking Weed, Cites Breathing Troubles

Willie Nelson has done the unthinkable…he’s quit smoking weed, Page Six reports. The 86-year-old recently told a San Antonio radio station that he’s “abused my lungs quite a bit in the past, so breathing is a little more difficult these days and I have to be careful.” He adds, “I don’t smoke anymore–[I] take better care of myself.” The country icon has …

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NBA Star Drank Beer Every Day to Lose Weight Over the Summer

When Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond set out to lose some weight this past summer, he cut meat out of his diet, instead turning to fish, veggies and…beer. That’s right: The 6’10”, 279-pound Drummond, who’s never been “much of a beer drinker,” tells The Wall Street Journal that he drank a cold beer at lunch every day this summer to hit his …

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Radiothon: Help us end child abuse in Minnesota!

We need your help to put a stop to child abuse in Minnesota! KIKV-FM and COOL 94.3, with help from Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota are hosting a 26-hour Radiothon on Thursday, December 5th. This event will be benefiting the services in our community that focus their efforts on ending child abuse. The funds will stay in Minnesota, and will be …

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More People Are Ghosting Their Employers

If you thought you could only get ghosted on a date, you’re wrong: A growing number of people are now ghosting on their jobs. Post Grad Problems notes that more and more employees just straight-up leave work one day, don’t show up the next day and never contact their bosses again. Last week,  Ball State University economist Michael Hicks told The …

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7 Rules for Breaking Up With Someone in a Restaurant or Bar

Breaking up with someone is never easy, and that includes deciding where to do the dumping. If you determine that a restaurant or bar is the best place to do this dirty deed, Eater has seven rules for you to follow: Sit at the bar. Beyond ruining your partner’s evening/week/month/life, there are innocent bystanders involved in this situation—namely, your server. A …

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Smart TVs Can Be Manipulated to Spy on You, FBI Warns

Shortly before the Thanksgiving shopping frenzy commenced, the FBI quietly issued a warning to consumers that smart TVs can be compromised by hackers to essentially spy on people. CNN reports that this is because these televisions contain technological features like microphone sensors, internet connections and facial-recognition software that can be manipulated to “silently cyberstalk you,” the FBI warning states. At …

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