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Retro recipes coming to Trix, Cocoa Puffs

An unfortunate side effect of trying to make the sugar-loaded cereals you grew up with a little healthier for today's kids has been to sacrifice the taste of those cereals. Companies like General Mills, who makes Trix, Cocoa Puffs, and others, tweaked the recipes to eliminate artificial flavors and extra sugar, though the results have [...]

By |2020-09-24T09:24:05-05:00September 24th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Burrito Pop: great invention or GREATEST INVENTION

This falls under the "Things I Didn't Know I Needed In My Life" category. An entrepreneur has come up with a way to enjoy your burritos without making a huge mess. Something I, at least, struggle with on the regular. It's called the Burrito Pop. It's a combination thermos and dispenser for your favorite Mexican [...]

By |2020-09-24T09:11:23-05:00September 24th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Carole Baskin’s missing husband’s family is ice cold

Monday night saw the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, of which Tiger King star Carole Baskin is a cast member. The family of her missing husband, Don Lewis, decided...well, to do this... Yeah, so Don's three daughters took out the ad DURING THE SHOW. This was the greatest mic drop moment [...]

By |2020-09-15T09:06:21-05:00September 15th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Gender reveal party revealed as cause of California wildfire

A wildfire in California over the weekend is being blamed on a gender reveal party gone wrong. According to the SFGate, the fire has consumed more than 7,000 acres, including portions of the Sierra National Forrest, which forced rescuers in military helicopters to evacuate over 200 people on Sunday.  No deaths have been attributed to [...]

By |2020-09-08T09:49:30-05:00September 8th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Jelly Belly founder is going full Wonka

If someone had "the founder of Jelly Belly turning into Willy Wonka" on their 2020 Bingo card, please claim your No-Prize with the front desk. David Klien, the man behind Jelly Belly, as well as Tricky Treasures, is retiring and is giving away one of the candy factories via a scavenger hunt for special necklaces. [...]

By |2020-09-08T09:27:05-05:00September 8th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

And now we’ve got the “Brokini”

Pretty sure Borat's people have a lawsuit here. A new line of bathing suits for guys called the "brokini" has launched, just in time for the end of summer. Seriously, guys, April is when you should have dropped these. Do you know nothing about the clothes selling industry? Calling it a bikini is generous, since [...]

By |2020-08-26T08:27:00-05:00August 26th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Most important thing to have in common in a relationship…yes, that’s on there…so is that

What do you look for in a romantic partner? Do you want someone that has different viewpoints to yours, that will challenge you? Perhaps you're looking for someone that is nearly a twin, someone that shares interests, humor, and a life outlook? A survey of 2,000 people asked them to name the most important things [...]

By |2020-08-25T08:57:33-05:00August 25th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Happy National Radio Day!

It's National Radio Day! Just...give us this. We don't have much. Today we celebrate one of the once-most incredible technologies on Earth. Prior to Gugliemo Marconi in the 1890s, we relied on messenger pigeons and...I don't know. Cups tied together with string? Regardless, Marconi, along with other inventors like Heinrich Rudolph Hertz and James Clerk [...]

By |2020-08-20T09:00:46-05:00August 20th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

New Girl Scout Cookie Flavor is…

Girl Scout Cookie season is still months away, but to get us hyped already, the organization announced a new flavor. Toast-Yays! are basically mini-French toast cookies, with icing, of course. It has been approximately six years, COVID-time, since the Girl Scouts of America suspended door-to-door sales and the in-person booths due to the pandemic. Cookie [...]

By |2020-08-19T08:49:54-05:00August 19th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Pepperoni latest COVID-related shortage

First, COVID-19 came for toilet paper and I said nothing. Then it came for coins, and still I said nothing. The latest shortage being reported in the U.S. due to COVID-19 is pepperoni. Pizza shops nationwide are reporting paying premium prices for the topping as the supply has apparently gotten smaller. According to Bloomberg, there [...]

By |2020-08-17T09:30:01-05:00August 17th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments
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