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Former Blue Bell Employees Say Texas Factory Was Unsafe and Unsanitary

Texas-based ice cream company Blue Bell Creameries has reopened its factories and put its ice cream back in stores after a costly Listeria outbreak, but its troubles are not over. According to the <i>Houston Chronicle</i>, there are number of sanitary and safety issues at Blue Bell's Brenham, Texas ice …

Disgusting Florida Restaurant Gives Health Inspector the Boot

Plenty of restaurant kitchens are so gross that they're forced to shut down, but one Florida eatery is fighting back against the state's health department. After several violations — live maggots, rodent feces, and more (shudder) — were discovered on multiple visits, the owner of Red Lantern …

Epix reaches multiyear Hulu deal, ends Netflix agreement

The cable network Epix jumped from Netflix to Hulu, landing a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal with the streaming service.<p>Beginning Oct. 1, Hulu subscribers will get films from Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount, the companies announced late Sunday. That includes "Hunger Games: …

Thoth Technology patents 12-mile-high inflatable space elevator

1/3<p>Thoth Space Elevator<p>A Canadian space technology company, Thoth Technology, has just been granted a patent for an inflatable space elevator that …

iPhone 6S camera: 12 megapixel photos, 4K video recording, flash for selfies

One of the marquee upgrades to the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus will be a major revamp to the camera system. For the first time since the iPhone 4S launch in 2011, the iPhone camera’s megapixel count will be upgraded: Apple will be moving from the 8-megapixel sensor on the iPhone 6 to a custom …

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Instagram Thinks Outside The Square, Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos

One in five photos or videos on Instagram show up with annoying whitespace around them because people use other apps to letterbox their landscape or portrait imagery to fit in Instagram’s square cropping. So today, Instagram for iOS and Android is dropping the requirement that all photos and videos …

Best of the Bunch: What to Look for When Buying Fresh Radishes

<i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his responsibility to supply the kitchen with ripe produce, protein, and pantry staples year-round. In the summer, when the farms are cranking out the good stuff, Brad is like a</i> …

Family Members Smash Open Teen's Tomb After They Say They Hear Her Voice Coming from Inside

Neysi Perez was only 16 when her family laid her to rest. Three months pregnant at the time, the La Entrada, Honduras, teen was buried in her wedding …

Police: Teacher, pastor calmed boy who held class hostage

PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia preacher, a teacher and police helped persuade a 14-year-old boy to free 27 fellow students he held at …