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National Oreo Day!

On March 6, 1912, the National Biscuit Company—later shortened to Nabisco—filed for a trademark on its chocolate cookie developed at a factory in New York City. That cookie: the iconic Oreo. Here are some facts about the cookie jar staple. Good for Vegans! People who try to follow a natural and organic diet eschew Oreos […]

Girl Scout Cookie Facts

It’s that time of year again—when the Girl Scouts show up at your front door determined to ruin your New Year’s Resolution to eat less sweets. Here’s a little about the wonderful world of Girl Scout Cookies. The Beginning: 1922 Girl Scout Cookies began in earnest in 1922. The director of the Girl Scouts of […]

Turning Urine Into Beer (For a Change)

Do you like extremely innovative beers? Do you consider yourself environmentally conscious? Well…urine luck! (And if you’re not a big fan of beer, well, then this probably isn’t going to be the beer that grabs you.) Roskilde Music Festival In 2015, more than 100,000 music fans traveled to Denmark for the Roskilde Music Festival. The […]

Eat the Movies

You could watch a movie and eat while you watch—popcorn, candy, and such. Or you could taste the movie itself at one of these theme restaurants based on popular films. Caddy Shack The World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida, is home to Caddy Shack, a restaurant whose theme is the biggest golf movie of […]

What’s a ‘Snickers,’ Anyway?

How your favorite candies got their names. Kit Kat The current and most famous form of Kit Kat consists of a bar of four “fingers” of cookie wafers covered in chocolate. That’s a bit different from the first iteration of food sold under the name. The Kit-Cat Club was a place where late 1800s London […]