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10 Weird Ways To Open A Wine Bottle Without A Corkscrew

September 3, 2014 Ron Dicker 0

A toast to ingenuity!

Watch this Foodbeast video, titled “10 Unconventional Ways To Open A Wine Bottle,” and learn how to adapt without a corkscrew. Or you can purposely lose the corkscrew, and impress your friends with your knowledge.

Some of the m…

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Amy Schumer’s Ice Bucket Challenge Is So Amy Schumer

August 18, 2014 Ron Dicker 0

Amy Schumer’s ice bucket challenge turned into a challenge to gross us out.

We’ll say this: Whatever she’s pouring on her head looks pretty icky, although it might go well with oyster crackers.

Schumer, much like soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, did…

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Rodent Feasts On Treat in Subway Vending Machine While We Lose Our Lunch

July 26, 2014 Ron Dicker 0

Public transit has its perks. This isn’t one of them.

In a video grossing out viewers across the Internet, commuters in a Barcelona subway station are treated to the spectacle of a rodent nibbling on a candy bar in a vending machine. Make yourself at …

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Naked Dudes Steal Meat From Florida Restaurant, Take Their Wieners With Them

July 24, 2014 Ron Dicker 0

They stole beef in the buff. Then they were on the lam.

In a crime that had no cover-up despite security cameras watching, two naked guys and one wearing just underwear swiped 60 hamburgers, 3 pounds of bacon, three red peppers and a paddleboard from …

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Bartender Lights Customer’s Face On Fire While Making ‘Flaming Lamborghini’ (VIDEO)

July 24, 2014 Ron Dicker 0

A bartender in Lithuania accidentally set a customer’s face on fire while making a drink, and the gruesome moment was captured on video.

The incident happened July 11 at Naktinis Tbilisis club in Panevezys, according to an article in the Lithuanian ne…

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Anti-Abortion Activists Freak Out Over Shop’s Planned Parenthood Ice Cream Flavor

July 23, 2014 Ron Dicker 0

Jodie Ostrovsky, owner of What’s The Scoop? ice cream shop in Portland, Oregon, had worked with Planned Parenthood before. “Nothing happened,” she told The Huffington Post. “This year, honestly, I didn’t even think about it.”

She’s thinking about it now.

Anti-abortion supporters got wind of the ice cream shop’s Planned Parenthood fundraiser, and they let their disapproval be known.

Abortion ice cream???
#PRAY for this sick, twisted organization and the souls that are lost in it.
#PRAY that… http://t.co/qX8WhAVUTW

— Erica Burton (@EBurton4Life) July 19, 2014

“I was surprised,” Ostrovsky told HuffPost.

As it does regularly with local groups, What’s The Scoop? partnered with Planned Parenthood to create a new flavor — in this case, a mix of honey vanilla and rose petal called Rose City Revolution.

The shop arranged for the organization to sell the ice cream, as well as a few other flavors, for a period of time and keep 50 percent of the profit. On July 17, What’s The Scoop? hosted a three-hour party for the organization to invite guests. During that time, the parlor donated 10 percent of all sales to the group.

However, the store’s community-mindedness hit a rocky road just before the event kicked off.

Ostrovsky said the backlash appears to have begun with a posting on an anti-abortion blog, which called the flavor “Blood and Scream!

Another comment from elsewhere, Ostrovsky said, compared her to Josef Mengele, the Nazi who performed human experiments and picked concentration camp inmates to be killed.

Some of them have been scary,” Ostrovsky told Willamette Week of the reactions. “Some of them are bizarre and odd. We don’t know why they’re telling us that we have problems when they’re saying terrible, threatening things.”

However, the shop’s Facebook page, where some of the negative comments appeared, has received a deluge of support.

“Keep on the good work with making wonderful flavors and supporting health care facilities that need it!” one visitor wrote. “As for all the other commenters: you should all be absolutely ashamed of yourselves.”

Despite the controversy, Ostrovsky explained to Eater Portland that she’s grateful for a “wonderful outpouring of support.”

h/t Mediaite