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Date Tuesday, June 23, 2015

University of Cincinnati President Santa Ono turns down a bonus for third year in a row

By: II stix

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University of Cincinnati President Santa Ono has once again turned down his yearly bonus, this time asking that his $200,000 bonus instead be given to 14 scholarships and charities.

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Date Thursday, June 18, 2015

Japan Unveils Adorable Mock Pizza Hut Run Entirely By Cats

By: II stix

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Cats are the animal equivalent of grumpy teens working summer jobs — disinterested, lethargic, perpetually annoyed. Just ask Tencho, Hime, Dora, and Detch, the four newest cat employees for Pizza Hut Japan.

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Date Monday, June 15, 2015

New Sushi-Themed Suitcase Covers Make Luggage Look Like Food on a Sushi-Go-Round

By: II stix

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Japanese retailer Parco has expanded their line of sushi-themed suitcase covers to include new types of sushi: tako (octopus), ikura (salmon roe), and saba (mackerel). Each suitcase cover slips over a suitcase and leaves openings for the handle and wheels. When luggage is sent through the conveyor belt in baggage claim, the sushi suitcase looks adorably like a sushi-go-round found at Japanese fast-food retaurants.

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Date Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Judge convicts NY detective in bloody road rage chase

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A New York police detective and another man were found guilty Tuesday over a road rage chase that ended with a banker beaten in front of his wife and toddler in broad daylight.

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Date Sunday, May 31, 2015

There Will Be Spice

By: II stix

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It doesn’t matter how many times you tell the cook to go easy on the hot peppers, anything you order in Chongqing is going to be mouth numbing and spicier than you’ve ever tasted before. It will be good, but it will be hot. 

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Date Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Rush Hour 4: Face/Off 2 with Sean Combs and Byung-Hun Lee

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Safe for Work? Yes

Sean Combs and Byung-Hun Lee star in a parody trailer for the upcoming sequels of both Rush Hour and Face/Off. Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker and John Travolta and Nicholas Cage won’t know what they’re missing.

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Date Sunday, April 19, 2015

The Expensive Antics of China’s Gaudiest Billionaire

By: II stix

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Liu Yiqian has conspicuously ignored the official kibosh on ostentatious shows of wealth.

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Date Sunday, April 19, 2015

Love Ramen? Love Baths? Why Not Try a Ramen Noodle Bath.

By: II stix

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The people of Hakone, Japan don’t mess around when it comes to ramen—but they don’t just eat ramen. Patrons of Yunessan Spa House know that a noodle bath is good for the skin and can increase metabolism, which is why they bathe in ramen too.

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Date Sunday, April 12, 2015

The Curious Case of North Korea’s Overseas Doctors

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The hermit kingdom’s medical professionals work in places like Cambodia and Nigeria.

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Date Sunday, April 12, 2015

Lucky Peach Presents: Jen Yee Making Gold & Bubbles

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In this episode of People Cooking Things, Jen Yee makes a fizzy, sparkly strawberry ice cream float.

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