Supermarket employees collectively lose hundreds of pounds on keto diet

This isn’t a story about the merits of the keto diet—I’m not a nutritionist, please ask your doctor any and all medical questions, etc. No, this is a story about supportive coworkers, a positive work environment, and a Sprouts supermarket in Katy, Texas. Good Morning America recently profiled five employees of said…

Pilot tries to compensate for diverted flight by ordering passengers Papa John’s

Is the whole country having a crappy travel week? I was recently stuck in Denver overnight trying to get back home from Chicago; a friend of mine had a nightmare experience flying out of New Mexico; and overall, it seems Americans have spent a collectively 983 million years in airports this week. But the situation was…

Manu Ginobili honored with free tacos to all who speak his name (in San Antonio)

On Monday, after 16 seasons in the NBA, Manu Ginobili announced his retirement from basketball. During those seasons, all of which were spent with the San Antonio Spurs, the Argentinian player became “one of the most decorated international players in basketball history” (ESPN), earning four championship rings with…

Dairy beloved: Adorably Midwestern couple gets engaged in line for fried cheese curds

A brief story about love: Ilsa Burke and Brendan Otto are a couple from Northern Iowa. Burke’s family has made visiting the Minnesota State Fair an annual tradition. This year’s visit, according to Minneapolis TV station KARE, proved to be a bit more memorable—Otto, her boyfriend, got down on one knee at The Mouth Trap

Goldman Sachs will spend a fraction of its billions to ship mothers' breast milk home from business trips

Here’s some nice news: Ungodly rich investment bank Goldman Sachs let staff know in a recent memo that the company will begin paying for employees who are lactating to overnight their breast milk home to their children while they’re traveling for business. CNN Money reports the bank will sign interested U.S. employees…

Collapsed bourbon distillery literally picks up the pieces, one barrel at a time

In late June, a warehouse at the Barton 1792 distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky collapsed, sending 9,000 barrels of bourbon crashing to the ground. The cause is still unknown. In the days that followed, the situation seemed to get worse and worse. A partial collapse became a complete collapse, and another 9,000 barrels…