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The History of French Toast: Surprisingly Deep

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It’s early in the morning here, so why not cover Breakfast? French Toast is a sweet staple of Breakfast, what with it being simple to make, as well as an excuse to get a good sugar rush to start the day. The beginnings of French Toast date back to the Ancient Romans in the Early 5th century, sadly there is ... Read More »

The Black Keys: Lived in Ohio, Thrive in Our Minds

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Strange what a couple of college dropouts can do, huh? Long time neighbors Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney stated the band that would eventually become The Black Keys in the early 2000’s, creating 8-tracks and mixtapes, hoping to break out and garner an audience. This duo’s determination and patience were to be tested as it would take almost five years until they ... Read More »

The Origin of Mother’s Day: Surprisingly Deep

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Mother’s Day is an interesting holiday as it has no ties to a specific culture or religion. We all celebrate it because we all at least know of a mother that deserves recognition, but what initially started this holiday? Well, it’s much deeper than one might think, but let’s get started! Celebrations of mothers date back all the way to ... Read More »

Styx: Let’s Take a Second Look

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Styx has been around for over 35 years, that’s obviously no small achievement. What has made them be able to stay relevant of course is their classic works which are timeless and consistenly entertaining. It has seemed that since the turn of the century, many people has let their fame “coast” them along, menaing that people just repected them because of their ... Read More »

America’s Scariest Roller Coaster…Not Where You Think it Would Be

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Well, Summer has finally poked out its dreary head. While for some this means things like sweltering heat and mosquitoes aplenty, others will focus on the more positive sides of Summer. These including taking well-earned vacations, and visiting somewhere new. As with every year, Amusement parks are set to be a dominate destination this summer but instead of going to all ... Read More »

Unicorn Trouble for Starbucks?

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The Unicorn Frappuccino, something so rare and desired, it was almost as if only one of it existed. Well, according to one New York Coffee Shop, it wasn’t. This coffee shop, called The End is suing Starbucks, saying that not only was the concept of a “Unicorn” styled Coffee Drink their idea first, but by popularizing the drink, Starbucks has made ... Read More »

Cinco De Mayo is Hangover? Menudo to the Rescue!

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Party a bit too hard? Well, instead of sitting there and suffering all day nibbling on bread and fries in order to aid that banging headache or spinning bedroom, try out a new food that could cure that hangover in no time. The food I’m talking about is a special Spanish soup called Menudo. It has all of the traditional flavors ... Read More »

Achy Breaky Heart, You Tear My Name Apart

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Yup Billy Ray Cyrus is back in the spotlight, but not for the usual reason. There’s no career revival to speak of, and he hasn’t gone insane or anything, but Billy Ray is going to change. Yesterday afternoon Billy Ray Cyrus announced that he would be getting his name changed legally. Many people were surprised and understandably confused at the ... Read More »

Performing and Touring: No Matter How Old

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Paul McCartney, an absolute legend in the music industry has been touring for decades. I mean, his career is older than half of the audience that watches him nowadays. So the question must be asked: How can he still do it? Simple, concerts have accommodated to his age, and it is these same performance that keep him young at heart. Most performances often ... Read More »