Thursday, January 29th, 2015

 

Chipotle, But For Cheeseburgers? Shake Shack IPO Sets Expectations High

The “fine casual” burger chain will hold its initial public offering Friday, with the buzz swelling to the point of cultish fanfare. But how much will Shake Shack have to grow to live up to the hype? Keith Bedford / Reuters It’s easy to see why the buzz around the initial public offering of Shake Shack, the New York-based upscale burger chain, is reaching the point of frenzy. Burgers have remained the most popular item ordered across all classes of restaurant in the United States, and in the booming fast-casualRead More


Bernese Puppy Goes for a Slo-Mo Ride on the Ice

Quinn the puppy is all about taking things slow


The Sporting Contest As Metaphor For Life: A Consideration In Verse

by Alex Balk What Time Is The Super Bowl? The Super Bowl is always now. It takes place every minute. It doesn’t happen somewhere else Just look around—you’re in it. You start out full of faith and hope and joy for what will be. You end up with your brains bashed in and fractures in your knee. Your arms are sore, your legs are weak Your mouth is slack and muddy. You’ve wet yourself and crapped your pants The rest of you is bloody. At every turn you’re smacked aroundRead More


Seasonal Affective Disorder

Sunlight Do you look forward to or dread the brisk fall and winter days? Are you in the 6.7% population of the United States of America who suffer from worsening symptoms of depression during the winter months?  Or do you have less severe form of depression dubbed “winter blues”? Do you have symptoms of: Extreme fatigue Too much sleep Difficulty concentrating Weight gain They are other symptoms of depression. Experts believe that Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD starts with a body clock that’s out of sync.  Believe it or not,Read More


“Cloud inversion” in Grand Canyon

Time lapse video captures a blanket of clouds amassing in the Grand Canyon — the result of a rare meteorological process called “cloud inversion.” Rough Cut (no reporter narration).


What Is It, Jessica Williams Day?

by Jazmine Hughes If so, I’m ok with that. Here she is in Cosmo: How has your feminism affected your dating life? A lot. I can be pretty harsh and judgmental. I’m a very harsh and judgmental person. I like morals, right and wrong, I like to see things in black-and-white when I can, so I will hold a lot of guys to an impossible standard. So that really effects my dating, but it also cuts out a lot of bozos. I got no time for bozos. As soon asRead More


Monet masterpieces go on sale at Sotheby’s London

Paintings estimated to be worth a total of 215 million dollars (USD), including five masterpieces by Claude Monet, will go on sale at Sotheby’s in London next week. Elly Park reports.


Boston Terrier Nurses Orphaned Kittens (VIDEO)

Memory the dog was able to produce milk for a group of needy kittens, even though she wasn’t pregnant


Inspiring New Film Explores What It Takes ‘To Be a Dad’

by Awl Sponsors Brought to you by The Bold New Camry | Toyota. Before you watch this you might want to grab some tissues, because some of the stories from these incredible dads and the obstacles they’ve overcome will make you cry. In this short film, Toyota teamed up with director Lauren Greenfield to ask the question, “Is being a good dad something you learn from your parents or a choice you make on your own?” What we learned was as emotional as it was inspirational. Even as we filmedRead More


Mean Emojis: Coming Soon to a Phone Near You

by Gabrielle Noone Gabby Noone is a writer and student majoring in The Cheesecake Factory menu. She lives in New York. 2 Comments


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