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Amazon slammed for selling pro-anorexia sweatshirt

People are calling for Amazon to pull a product that promotes anorexia from its site  (iStock) Online retail giant Amazon is raising eyebrows due to a controversial sweatshirt that makes light of eating disorders. The black hoodie — sold by third-party vendor RuiLi in size XL for $25.88 — reads …

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Shake Shack location in NYC nixes human servers, goes cashless

A new Shake Shack in NYC will feature kiosks that only accept credit cards.  (Reuters) The future of Shake Shack doesn’t involve human cashiers.  The popular burger chain announced on Monday that its newest New York City location will be cashless and kiosk-only, meaning robots will be taking orders instead. …

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Barack and Michelle Obama reportedly eyeing NYC apartment

The Obamas have been looking at 10 Gracie Square on the Upper East Side, sources say.  (Reuters) Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle are eyeing an apartment in a historic building in Manhattan, multiple sources exclusively tell Page Six. The Obamas have been looking at 10 Gracie Square on the Upper East …

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Starbucks bringing back pumpkin spice whipped cream in honor of PSL's birthday

The festive treat will be available for a limited time only.  (Starbucks) Breaking news, pumpkin spice fanatics: for three days only, you can infuse your Starbucks latte with even more gourd-y goodness. According to a post on the coffee giant’s Facebook page, customers can top their PSL with pumpkin spice …

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Bollinger Motors claims 10,000 reservations for its electric SUV

Electric SUV startup Bollinger Motors claims it already has 10,000 reservations for the battery-powered B1 off-roader it unveiled in July. Reservations for the vehicle, which is still in development, require no deposit and can be cancelled at any time. Nevertheless, the number indicates a large amount of interest in the …

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NASCAR legend Robert Yates dead at 74

Robert Yates, left, with Winston Kelley, executive director of the NASCAR Hall of Fame  (AP) NASCAR team owner and engine builder Robert Yates died Monday night at aget 74. His son Doug Yates, who today runs Robert Yates Engines, posted the news on Twitter, calling his dad his “hero.” Roush …

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Tesla semi truck caught on camera weeks before debut

Tesla’s electric semi-truck is set to be revealed on October 26, but it may have already been spotted. An image purported to be of the battery-powered tractor was briefly posted to Reddit then pulled down, but reposted to the site by another user. According to Electrek.co, the image was taken …

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5 coffee-making tips for brewing a better cup of joe

Apparently, we’ve been brewing coffee all wrong.  (iStock) Drinking coffee is more than a routine that starts the day. It’s the routine that lets you know you’re still breathing. That being said, it’s easy to get stuck in your ways. Stubbornness — or maybe just tiredness — can keep you …

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Applebee's customers anonymously buying meals for fellow diners

A couple who frequent a Pa. Applebee’s have been picking up other people’s tabs for years  (iStock) A Pittsburg mom was in for quite a surprise when an anonymous couple picked up the tab for everyone at her daughter’s birthday party. “Thank you to the person that took care of …

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Lingerie entrepreneur launches line alone after dealing with sexist investors

The veteran model wasn’t going to tolerate the terrible treatment.  (iStock) After two years of market research, Amber Tolliver was thrilled to launch her own size-inclusive lingerie company. With 16 years of modeling experience under her belt in both the straight and plus-size industries, the 31-year-old knew that her Liberté …

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