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Arby's Bacon Thief Said He Was From the Future: Cops

Would-be Chuck Norris 'kicked crap out of' cars

(Newser) - If we were able to time-travel, our first pit stop in the past might aspire higher than fast food—but even time-travelers have to eat, and we bring you the case of Dante Rashad Anderson. The 36-year-old is being accused of robbery, assault and battery, and destruction of property after... More »

Introducing the Footlong Burger

Sadly, it's not as exciting as it sounds

(Newser) - Just in case KFC’s Double Down isn’t sufficiently artery-clogging for you, Carl’s Jr. has the solution: A footlong cheeseburger. Creatively dubbed the “Footlong Cheeseburger,” the $4 sandwich is being tested in at least one California restaurant, the Orange County Register reports. The good news: The... More »

10 Oh-So-Hot Commercials

Some ads are so sexy, they were banned

(Newser) - Sex sells—no surprise there. The Frisky rounds up 10 commercials that probably sold a lot. Watch some of them (warning: graphic!) in the gallery, or to see more, click here :
  • Belgian men’s magazine Che: A wife and mother gets ready to go out while prepping the hot
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To Sell Your Mediocre Product, Just Add Sex

Risqué ads send a message, but maybe not what the marketer intends

(Newser) - Everyone knows sex sells—everything from Axe body spray to fast food. But behind the fog of marketing, what does it mean that a fast-food chain, for example, chooses Paris Hilton's gyrating form to sell you burgers? That it has nothing better to go on, writes Mark Barrett. Getting brand... More »

Worst Food Trends of the Decade

From onion blossoms to overhyped chefs, these things need to go away

(Newser) - Asked to name the decade's worst dining trends, chefs and other food experts couldn't shut up. There were too many (including "mache, water sommeliers, organ-meat entrees, unisex bathrooms, bacon tattoos on chefs, over-flaunted kitchen burns, chefs tables") for Christopher Borrelli to list them all, but he... More »

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