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Week Of 01.24.22

01.24.22

According to liquor industry sources, the most popular cocktail right now is the Bourbon Old Fashioned, followed by Manhattan, Porn Star Martini, Espresso Martini, and our favorite, Long Island Iced Tea.

A study found grocery shopping can reduce stress in adults.

The M&M characters are getting a makeover. A slightly different logo and new shoes! Green has swapped her go-go boots for sneakers. Brown is sporting lower, more sensible heels. Red and Yellow’s shoes now have laces. Orange’s shoes laces are no longer untied. And Blue’s shoes, while little changed, resemble what Anton Vincent, president of Mars Wrigley North America, described as “a bad version of Uggs.”

A New Zealand winery is going to launch, what they say will be the world’s first “Winery Airline.” I’m expecting all the luggage to go through, but they might lose a passenger or two along the way.

01.25.22

A survey reveals that Mondays are the most popular day of the week to snack.

Americans may be eating healthier, but when it comes to getting energy, the bad guys – sugar and caffeine – are what we turn to. Nearly three-quarters of adults asked admit to turning to unhealthy ways to keep their energy up like having multiple cups of coffee (49 percent) or sugar-packed energy drinks (45 percent).

01.26.22

The average man takes 14.5 minutes to drain an 8-ounce beer when he’s at a bar.

44% of American workers are “less than very satisfied” with the quality of the coffee at the office.

On February 14, fast-food chain McDonald’s will expand the test of its first meatless burger, the McPlant, to approximately 600 additional locations in the San Francisco Bay area and the Dallas-Fort Worth region. McDonald’s first began testing the McPlant — which it developed in partnership with vegan brand Beyond Meat — in early November.

If you drink tequila thinking it won’t give you a hangover, you are mistaken. There’s no magic alcoholic spirit. If you drink enough of any alcohol, you’ll feel it the next day.

 

 

 

 

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