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Air Rage

Air Rage

United Flight 857 was proceeding smoothly to Shanghai from San Francisco. Everything was quiet in row 55, where identical twins Cynthia and Crystal Mikula, 22, of Buckley, Mich., enjoyed a movie and lunch. But after having too many drinks, they started calling each...
Supersizing

Supersizing

To appeal to America’s insatiable appetite for the supersized, Carpinteria, Calif.-based Carl’s Jr. (and Hardee’s) launched the “Most American Thickburger” in June 2015, beguilingly promoted by Sports Illustrated 2014 Swimsuit Issue Rookie of the Year Samantha Hoopes...
Singles Nation

Singles Nation

Drivers first spotted them during the 1970s in that ahead-of-the-curve state, California. No, not yuppies, bumper stickers and license frames proclaiming, “Happiness Is Being Single.” Whoever came up with that slogan was riding a significant incoming wave early....
Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

HTC has introduced the new Vive Pro 2, an update to its high-end virtual reality headset that adds 5K resolution (2448×2448 pixels per eye), a 120Hz refresh rate, plus a 120-degree field of view. That’s a step up from the original Vive Pro, released in 2018, which...
Hot Peppers (Spicy Food)

Hot Peppers (Spicy Food)

The heated scene takes place in Long Beach, Calif. Thousands have gathered for the annual California Hot Sauce Expo ready to indulge their favorite passion, go wild on fiery food and punish their palates by sampling savagely spicy sauces. One contest even involves...
Sexing Up Bottled Water

Sexing Up Bottled Water

A renewed health-conscious attitude has boosted sales of bottled water, which began rising in the 1990s, tripling to 115 billion liters worldwide by 2001. In the U.S., bottled water sales began growing after the introduction of Perrier in 1975. By 2016, some four...