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Trump Ends Obama’s ‘Water Bottle Ban’

The Trump administration is ending a policy implemented by former president Barack Obama that attempted to ban water bottles at national parks. The National Park Service announced last week it was ending the so-called Water Bottle Ban, which the Obama administration implemented in 2011 to "reduce our carbon footprint." "In …

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Presidential Priorities

Sometimes supporters of Donald Trump will point to the president's limited accomplishments and angrily say to conservatives who hold on to their antipathy for the president what, if anything, he could do for those who have yet to hop on the Trump Train to stop being "Never Trump." And the …

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Sriracha Goes Mainstream

Last year, McDonald’s test-marketed a Big Mac in Ohio. The special sauce was blended with sriracha, that now-ubiquitous condiment consisting primarily of red chili paste and vinegar, whose origins have been traced to Thailand (specifically the subdistrict of Sriracha in Chonburi Province). This year the Golden Arches went nationwide with …

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Cereal Nonfiction: The Story of the Kellogg Brothers

Over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal featured a review of The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek. "First, it turns out that the turn-of-the-last-century origin and evolution of the cereal industry was a very nasty and unpleasant bit of business," writes reviewer Bryan Burroughs. "And second, well, let’s …

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Jon Snow: Incompetent

Plot points for the sixth episode of the seventh season of Game of Thrones are discussed below. Game of Thrones used to be a show where strategic missteps, both large and small, meant something. Ned Stark lost his head when he trusted the word of a psychopathic brat with no …

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