Nick Ramirez

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Why Richard Branson Once Prank-Called His Own Company Demanding To Speak To Richard Branson

As chair of the massive Virgin Group, Richard Branson can't possibly stay on top of everything going on at each of his companies, which include airlines, a mobile service provider, and an upcoming hotel chain.<p>But to ensure that his customer service employees are maintaining his vision for the …

Noshi's Coney Island

Like the Accidental Locavore did, you could pass Noshi's for ages without it registering in your consciousness. But if you did that, you'd be missing out on a really good local hot dog joint. At the end (or the beginning) of Main Street in Poughkeepsie there's a faded sign, a couple of tables …

The 11 Untold Secrets of Menu Design

<i>Credit: Flickr/Basheer Tome</i><p>Restaurants think about more than just whether to add pretty pictures when they're designing a menu. Except at Denny's, where the primary focus is Photoshopping Grand Slams to look less like strike-outs.<p>To give a better understanding of how restaurateurs craft their menus …

Are 9 Classic Candy Bars Better Frozen? We Found Out

There comes a point in every kid's life when he has a revelatory summer moment: In lieu of asking Dad for cash and running after the ice cream truck (exhausting), he realizes he can freeze his candy bars (efficient)! Of course, Snickers caught on to this trend and started making ice cream bars, but …

Your Guide to Homemade Twix Bars: We Repeat, Twix Bars

<i>All week long on Food52, our very own Jennifer Steinhauer from Weeknights with Jenny will be sharing recipes from her new book Treat Yourself: 70 Classic Snacks You Loved as a Kid (and Still Love Today). Follow along to take a trip down memory lane.</i><p><i>Today: Jenny brings back the crisp, chewy candy</i> …

The Best Thing To Eat In 35 Countries Around The World

Quora users set out to answer that question in a thread on the question-and-answer-based website, singling out the most iconic thing to eat in their homelands. We added in some of our own selections.<p>From wiener schnitzel in Austria to feijoada in Brazil to katsudon in Japan, don't miss these 35 …

We're Lovin' It: The Coolest McDonald's Restaurants

While most McDonald's restaurant designs are as formulaic as the recipe for a Big Mac, the fast-food giant has more than a dozen cool spots around the world that add a side of ambiance to its meals.<p>With more than 35,000 restaurants in 119 countries, there are plenty of locations for The Daily Meal …

Pilots Share Their All-Time Favorite Views From The Cockpit

Not everyone's day job includes panoramic views of the northern lights. But for pilots, it's all in a day's work.<p>British Airways recently asked a number of its pilots for their favorite views from the cockpit. From Sydney Harbor to a perfect glimpse of Mount Fuji, their picks are utterly …

Gabrielle Hamilton's Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The secret to crispier, faster, better grilled cheese sandwiches.</i><p>A grilled cheese sandwich is a perfect union of bread, butter, and melty cheese -- so why …

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …

30 Experiences You Should Have Before You Turn 30

For many it means that you're no longer in the hard-partying, bad decision-making stage of your life, for better or for worse.<p>Before you turn the big 3-0 (or even if you already have), here are 30 things you should do, from adrenaline-pumping activities to experiences that help you grow.<p><i>Did we</i> …

9 Incredible Facts About Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is an absolute behemoth in the world of retail. It hauls in a massive $405 billion dollars in sales annually. That's more than Kroger, Target, Costco, and Walgreens combined.<p><i>Produced by Matt Johnston</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Twitter</b>

How To Get The Best Seat On An Airplane, According To Flight Attendants And Experts

These tips will have you flying in style.<p>There’s a perfect day to book your ticket and a perfect time (more or less) to get to the airport. So where’s the perfect place to sit?<p>A study from budget airline easyJet claims to pinpoint the perfect airplane seat: 7F. Their reasoning? It sells the best. …

26 spectacular airports you must land at in your lifetime

Healthy, Organic Dog Treats You Can Make at Home

Healthy, organic dog treats are easy and inexpensive to make at home. Most recipes call for ingredients that anyone who likes to bake already has on hand, and if your dog has dietary restrictions you can also control exactly what goes into their treats. Homemade dog treats also make excellent party …

Airlines Forgo Limes as Shortage Continues

This year's lime shortage has found its way into airplane cabins: The Associated Press reports that some airlines have had to cut limes from their beverage service as a workaround for high prices and reduced inventory. A spokeswoman for <b>Alaska Airlines</b> says the company pulled limes about two weeks …

All Of The Amazing Post-Credits Scenes From Every Marvel Film

With Captain America: The Winter Soldier in theaters this weekend, here's a look back at every Marvel mid-and-post-credits scene, and what they meant. By the way, stay all the way through the Winter Soldier credits to catch both scenes in that one.