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  • Russia: ‘Free Syrian Army No Longer Exists’; Rebels Are Coordinating With Terrorists

    09/17/2014 2:45:27 AM PDT · by markomalley · 62 replies
    CNS News ^ | 9/17/2014 | Patrick Goodenough
    Russia on Tuesday accused the West of ignoring its warnings about the growing terrorist threat in Syria, and claimed that the moderate rebel front – the one the Obama administration wants to arm as part of its anti-ISIS strategy – “no longer exists.”The remarks by Russia’s ambassador in Geneva Alexey Borodavkin came during a session of the U.N. Human Rights Council, which was discussing the most recent report by a U.N.-mandated independent commission of inquiry into the conflict.The report, released late last month and roughly covering the first half of this year, recorded atrocities by the Assad regime and by...
  • Ice Cream Shop Owner Defends Creating Flavor for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    07/21/2014 8:00:33 AM PDT · by Morgana · 65 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The owner of an Oregon ice cream shop is defending her decision to create an ice cream flavor for the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon recently announced that it would have a political fundraising event at What’s the Scoop? in Portland, Oregon. The ice cream store created a flavor especially for the abortion business and donated 10 percent of its sales to the abortion giant. whatsthescoopPlanned Parenthood announced: What’s the Scoop? is a sustainable, small-batch shop that creates ice cream and sorbets using liquid nitrogen – a revolutionary method that speeds up the freezing process, which...
  • Ice Cream Shop Creates Planned Parenthood Flavor for Abortion Giant’s Political Group

    07/17/2014 4:34:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    life news ^ | Carole Novielli
    Abortion giant Planned Parenthood has announced that a local ice cream parlor has created an ice cream just for them. No it will not be called Blood and Scream! The announcement was made on the Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon’s Events page on Facebook and reads: Are you beating the heat this summer? Here’s a delicious way to cool off while supporting Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon at the same time: “Ice Cream for Planned Parenthood!” on July 17th at What’s the Scoop? in Portland! From the announcement: plannedparenthood114What’s the Scoop? is a sustainable, small-batch shop that creates ice cream...
  • Home made ice cream! Who has the best recipes?

    07/12/2014 1:13:10 PM PDT · by Wingy · 38 replies
    Vanity | 07/12/2014 | Myself
    Okay, the Russians have invaded Ukraine, Obama is probably playing golf, another few hundred "uninvited guests" have arrived at our Southern border, and Germany and Argentina are gearing up for The World Cup Final. My big concern, however, is finding the BEST recipe for my new 1.5 quart ice cream maker.
  • South Carolina police searching for man who used fudge bar to attack ice cream truck driver

    05/23/2014 4:32:48 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 15 replies
    fox ^ | 5-22-14 | AP
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – Authorities in South Carolina say a man who was not in good humor smacked an ice-cream truck driver with a fudge bar in a dispute over correct change after his daughter bought the frozen confection. The ice cream vendor told Rock Hill, South Carolina, police the man accused her of not giving his daughter correct change after a purchase. That's when the fudge bar was allegedly employed as a weapon. Police officers who responded to the call Wednesday reported they saw a red mark on the driver's arm. The driver gave officers a description of the...
  • Häagen-Dazs Japan to Release Vegetable Ice Cream

    04/23/2014 9:08:16 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    UPI ^ | April 22, 2014 | Kate Stanton
    The first line of vegetable flavors will include Tomato Cherry and Carrot Orange.Would you eat veggie ice cream? Häagen-Dazs Japan is about to debut two vegetable-based ice cream flavors for a new line called "Spoon Vege," set to hit shelves May 12. To make it palatable, the company added fruity flavors to its vegetables, so the "Spoon Vege" line will be available in Tomato Cherry and Carrot Orange. According to a press release, Tomato Cherry will combine the "sweetness and flavor of tomatoes" with the "acidity and fruity aroma of cherry." Carrot Orange will incorporate carrot flavors with the refreshing...
  • The Scoop on Ice Cream Cleanse

    03/30/2014 5:21:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Discovery ^ | MAR 24, 2014 | Sheila M.Eldred
    Coconut cream for breakfast, orange creamsicle for lunch, dark chocolate sea salt for dinner and bee pollen-cinnamon honey for dessert? While the creators tout the benefits from raw honey and raw saturated fat from coconuts -- everything from detoxifying your organs to absorbing nutrients more efficiently -- nutritionists have pointed out that the Kippy’s ice cream cleanse works out to 820 percent of your recommended daily allowance for saturated fat. “There’s inconclusive evidence about the health benefits of the fat from coconut,” nutritionist Keri Gans told Time. “However, it is rich in saturated fat, and saturated fat is linked to...
  • 'Pear and Parmesan' Is Ice Cream of the Year

    03/12/2014 4:32:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    The Local ^ | 11 Mar 2014
    Pear and parmesan has been named ice cream flavour of 2014, just in time for spring. Stallholders have raised eyebrows about this year's more left-field choice. Last year, Italian ice cream producers Uniteis named lemon and basil as the flavour of the year for Germany. But on Tuesday, they passed the title onto pear and parmesan. Judges said they felt the flavour was a mix of an old favourite with a new trend – veering away from the herb and fruit pairing towards a salty option. Ideally, said Uniteis, only the highest quality cheese flakes should be used. But Berlin's...
  • Boy (10-12 Years Old) Robs Ice Cream Truck at Gunpoint in San Diego

    02/22/2014 2:54:14 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 36 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | February 20, 2014 | Kristy Wolski
    <p>SAN DIEGO – An ice cream truck driver was robbed by a boy with a handgun in the Skyline area Thursday evening, police said.</p> <p>The robbery happened near the intersection of Black Oak Road and Meadowbrook Drive, according to San Diego Police Officer James Johnson.</p>
  • Hagerstown ice cream plant revival attracts hundreds of desperate job seekers(Maryland)

    01/07/2014 2:08:40 PM PST · by dynachrome · 14 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1-7-14 | Michael S. Rosenwald
    HAGERSTOWN, Md. — When the Good Humor ice cream plant closed here two summers ago, more than 400 jobs and a stable, punch-the-clock way of life melted away, another in a string of plant closings that have battered this once-proud manufacturing town. The country lost 6 million factory jobs between 2000 and 2009, and in Maryland, the job losses have been catastrophic. There were about 172,000 manufacturing jobs in the state in 2000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics; today there are about 104,000, a nearly 40 percent drop. In the Hagerstown area, which once produced airplanes, pipe organs...
  • Netanyahu’s $140,000 In-Flight Bed Becomes Political Nightmare

    05/13/2013 1:47:52 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 30 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 13, 2013 | Alexander Marquardt
    JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a backlash after reports surfaced that his office was charged an extra $139,000 for a bed on a recent five-hour flight to London. The uproar comes as Israel faces a new austerity budget, tax hikes and just two months after the Netanyahu residence’s $2,700 annual ice cream bill came to light.
  • The Ultimate Indulgence - Beer Ice Cream

    10/26/2013 9:38:48 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Express ^ | Wed, October 23, 2013
    IT could be seen as the ultimate comfort food - alcoholic ice cream."We start with the beer as it is all about finding the best, most flavourful craft brews - and then build a flavour around them." Because of its alcoholic content, you have to be of legal age to purchase a tub of the ice cream. Mr Fleischer added: "The amount of alcohol varies by flavour - it depends on the content in the beer, as well as how much beer is added to the mix. "Our current flavours range between 1 per cent and 3.2 per cent but...
  • The ultimate bar snack: Partygoer creates range of beer-flavored ice creams…they can get you drunk

    10/23/2013 11:33:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 23:20 EST, 23 October 2013 | Steve Nolan
    It’s perhaps the ultimate bar snack—but it could leave you just as hung over as the liquid refreshments on offer at your local pub. A U.S firm has introduced a range of unique beer ice creams, and unlike your usual tub of raspberry ripple, cookie dough or vanilla, they are alcoholic. The ice cream, called Frozen Pints, comes in seven different flavors with the strongest having an alcohol level of 3.2 percent—the same as a low-point beer. … Flavors on offer at a variety of bars and stores in and around Atlanta, Georgia, include Peach Lambic, Honey IPA, Pumpkin Ale,...
  • Mom allegedly fatally stabbed teen over ice cream

    09/16/2013 10:52:06 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 55 replies
    September 9, 2013 (SAUK VILLAGE, Ill.) (WLS) -- The mother of a slain Sauk Village teen has been charged in connection with his death. Robin Erwin, 31, was charged with first degree murder for allegdly stabbing her son, 17-year-old Diontae Erwin, to death Saturday, police said in a statement. Diontae was stabbed at his home in the 1700 block of East 223rd Street in Sauk Village, according to the Lake County, Ind., Coroner's office.
  • Vanity Post (Now with 2 extra scoops!)

    08/31/2013 3:58:13 PM PDT · by Rodamala · 24 replies
    Bi Lo grocery store | August 31, 2013 | self
    Food packaging and pricing... we all know the game... breakfast cereals, orange juice, candy bars, coffee, ice cream... they kept the price the same and shrank the packaging and reduced the amount you purchased...
  • First, Democrats Came For The Guns, But They're Also Coming For This...

    02/22/2013 1:37:04 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-22-12 | The Looking Spoon
    I actually did this one months ago, but I didn't post it because I wasn't sure it was worth posting, but on a whim I posted on Facebook and it got tremendous response...so here ya go...
  • CA Mayor Charged for Drunken Fit Over Milkshake, Report Says (Mayor Says ...'Shake Cost Too Much')

    02/08/2013 7:37:46 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 33 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 8, 2013 | Crimesider Staff
    Calif. mayor charged for drunken fit over milkshake, report says (CBS) ATWATER, Calif. - Craig Mooneyham, who was filling in as mayor of Atwater, Calif., is accused of throwing a drunken fit over a $7 milkshake, CBS Sacramento reports. According to the station, witnesses say the mayor was so mad about having to pay $7 for a banana milkshake, he started cursing and nearly got into a fight. "He was just throwing the f-bombs and pretty much everything else," Liliana Gracian, an employee of Fosters Freeze, a fast-food chain, told the station. Mooneyham reportedly swore he was overcharged for extra...
  • Unhappy With 15-Minute Wait, Man Orders 42 Ice Cream Cones

    12/01/2012 11:03:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | November 30, 2012
    Only one of seven cashier counters was open, resulting in a long queue. When the cashier didn't give him a valid answer, he ordered the ice cream and placed them on the counter. It took 42 soft serve cones to 'cool down' a fuming customer. On Nov 12, a man visited a KFC outlet in Guiyang, Guizhou, China during the busy lunch period. Although there were many customers, only one out of the seven available cashier counters was open, reported Chinese media. The man reached the counter after queuing for 15 minutes. He told the employee about the long wait...
  • The Last Scoops of a Vegan Ice Cream Shop

    11/24/2012 11:25:44 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 23, 2012 | Maggie Astor
    On the night before Thanksgiving, people filled a small ice cream shop in the East Village. Some had come to the shop, Stogo, because they had read the news on Twitter. Others heard it from the cashier, and their reactions were uniform: “No!” Stogo, which makes organic, vegan, gluten-free ice cream, will close on Sunday, a few days shy of its fourth anniversary. It has struggled to pay rent for some time, but Hurricane Sandy made recovery impossible, said Junie Ishimori, one of the owners who helped start the business in December 2008. “This is way more important than Twinkies,”...
  • What a Dad!

    Incredible costume!
  • Caption Obama

    07/11/2012 11:06:40 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 39 replies
    U.S. President Barack Obama eats a cone of mint chocolate chip ice cream that he purchased during a stop at Deb's Ice Cream and Deli in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, July 10, 2012. U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured as he delivers a statement calling for a one-year extension of Bush-era tax cuts, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, July 9, 2012
  • Obama, on ice cream run, orders hot fudge sundae and offers to treat shop patrons (Carney's bananas)

    06/26/2012 2:18:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/25/12 | Alicia M. Cohn
    Obama, on ice cream run, orders hot fudge sundae and offers to treat shop patronsBy Alicia M. Cohn - 06/25/12 04:36 PM ET President Obama made an ice cream run to a local shop in New Hampshire on Monday between campaign stops, recording a birthday greeting and offering to treat patrons to sweet treats. The president ordered a hot fudge sundae for himself and a banana split for White House press secretary Jay Carney, according to press pool reports. He also teased that Carney has a serious sweet tooth. "You guys are going to witness him eating the whole thing,”...
  • Ben and Jerry’s co-founder wants to rubber-stamp dollar bills with Occupy messages

    06/04/2012 4:35:51 PM PDT · by Brandonmark · 48 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 4, 2012 | Liz Goodwin
    Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream and one of the deep pockets behind the Occupy movement, says he is helping launch a campaign this summer to highlight the influence of corporate money in American politics. Cohen and the Move to Amend advocacy group will distribute rubber stamps with anti-corporate election spending messages so that the politically minded can mark their dollar bills. The end goal: To secure a constitutional amendment saying corporations do not enjoy the same protected rights as individuals and that money is not a form of speech. Cohen plans to put a giant stamping...
  • Alleged Armed Officers Shut Down Mass. Ice Cream Stand Indefinitely

    05/17/2012 7:34:17 AM PDT · by Cowman · 14 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 16, 2012 | Becket Adams
    If you’re the owner of an ice cream stand in Massachusetts and you make building improvements without asking the state for permission, you may find yourself on the receiving end of a prohibition-style shutdown. An ice cream stand in Great Brook Farm State Park, MA (of course), was shut down by state officials this weekend after it was discovered that the owner had made building improvements without the appropriate permits, lowellsun.com reports. “Mark Duffy, who has operated the dairy farm at the state-owned park for 26 years and has a lease with the state to run the stand, said armed...
  • Ice Cream Bar Owner Juliet Pries on eBay, Tinctures, and Coca Leaves

    03/28/2012 9:11:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    SF WEEKLY ^ | Wed., Mar. 28 2012 | Jonathan Kauffman
    Thanks to byzantine SF permitting processes, it took Juliet Pries almost two years to open the Ice Cream Bar in Cole Valley, the subject of this week's restaurant review. But the delay gave her time to change the focus of the shop, expanding from ice cream into its most distinctive feature: pre-Prohibition sodas. I talked to Pries last week just before filing my review: SFoodie: So how did the Ice Cream Bar come about? Pries: Well, it's a long story. I had been in the bar business (as part-owner of the Kezar Pub in the Haight), but did pastry before....
  • Camel milk ice cream on the table in UAE

    03/18/2012 9:53:34 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 18 replies
    upi ^ | March. 18, 2012
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, -- United Arab Emirates residents will be able to cool themselves down this summer with ice cream made with camel milk, officials said. Abdullah Saif al-Darmaki, the chief executive officer of the Al Ain Dairy, told Gulfnews.com the company has spent large sums of money to create four camel milk ice cream flavors -- date, saffron, caramel and chocolate. "We have spent a lot of time creating flavors that we feel are different and most importantly not available in the market … We wanted to do something completely different, which is why we have invested...
  • Man accused of stealing $600 worth of ice cream from Union City 7-Eleven

    03/13/2012 7:55:17 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 18 replies · 1+ views
    nj.com ^ | 13 March 2012 | John Heinis
    <p>UNION CITY — The owner of a convenience store here has filed criminal complaints against a man, accusing him of shoplifting more than 100 pints of ice cream, worth around $600, in the past two weeks, officials said.</p> <p>Luis Torres, 31, who police say is homeless, may face charges after the owner of the 7-Eleven at 3900 Bergenline Ave. filed a complaint, police said.</p>
  • Ice Cream Bar's Soda Fountain Revives the '30s Jerk

    02/24/2012 2:34:54 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    San Francisco Bay Guardian ^ | Virginia Miller | 02.22.12
    In this week's Appetite food and drink column in the paper, I relished the opportunity to return to a time of delicious handmade fountain drinks at Cole Valley's new Ice Cream Bar (albeit with some innovative contemporary flavor twists). In between sips of wild cherry phosphate, I got to talk to Russell Davis, the bartender who developed the fantastic soda fountain program, about the soda jerk revival -- and got him to share some of his sassafras secrets. SFBG Why is Ice Cream Bar different from other soda fountain revival spots in the US? Russell Davis There are a few...
  • Penn State Creamery pulls Jerry Sandusky ('Blitz') ice cream off shelves, menus

    11/10/2011 11:53:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Penn Live ^ | 11/09/11
    Penn State Creamery pulls Jerry Sandusky ice cream off shelves, menusUpdated: Wednesday, November 09, 2011, 2:09 PM By The Patriot-News The Penn State Creamery has removed the "Sandusky Blitz" ice cream flavor, named after former PSU assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, from its shelves and online menu, the Daily Collegian first reported yesterday. Prior to the flavor's removal from the creamery website, The Big Lead got a screen grab of the ingredients. Sandusky Blitz was described as a "banana-flavored ice cream with chocolate-covered peanuts and caramel swirl."
  • Dippin’ Dots maker declares bankruptcy; ‘Ice cream of the future’ files for Chapter 11...

    11/09/2011 2:41:12 PM PST · by Red Badger · 32 replies
    http://www.nydailynews.com ^ | 11-07-2011 | Staff
    Curt Jones, a microbiology student, created the ice cream beads in 1988 Once the self-proclaimed "Ice Cream of the Future," Dippin' Dots is seeking federal bankruptcy protection, a move the company said is aimed at staving off foreclosure on more than $11 million in loans. The Paducah, Ky.-based company filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Thursday night, asking U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Thomas H. Fulton to allow it to use cash collateral to continue operations while the case plays out. The company said in a filing that allowing it to use the cash collateral and stay functioning will not harm creditors, including...
  • Fact Check! Herman Cain’s Ice Cream Meltdown (BARF alert!!!)

    10/13/2011 2:09:33 PM PDT · by Baladas · 52 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct 13, 2011 | By John Berman
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain might be in the midst of his campaign’s first crisis, all thanks to ice cream. Now leading in at least one national poll, Cain is frequently asked if he is the new political flavor of the month. Cain’s canned response is: “Haagen-Dazs black walnut tastes good all the time.” Here’s the problem: Haagen Dazs no longer makes black walnut ice cream. It was a limited edition, and is no longer available. So, in a manner of speaking, you might say that Haagen Dazs black walnut was – by definition – a flavor of the month.
  • Patrons mistake ice cream shop mascot for KKK robes

    09/26/2011 12:36:09 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 55 replies · 1+ views
    ocala.com ^ | Sept. 26, 2011 | Tom McNiff
    Once and for all, people, it's an ice cream cone. The owners of Ice Cream Family Corner and Sandwiches at the busy intersection of South Pine Avenue and Southwest 17th Street say their two-month-old business is getting creamed because passers-by have mistaken their white-hooded ice cream cone mascot for a KKK protester. Co-owner Jose Cantres says rumors are swirling on Facebook about the exact nature of the little vanilla cone, and employees heard through word of mouth that potential customers have steered clear of the shop to avoid the character. Liza Diaz, who manages the store for Cantres and co-owner...
  • Conservative Group Calls for Boycott of Ben & Jerry's 'Schweddy Balls' Flavor

    09/22/2011 8:18:17 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 26 replies
    FoxNews ^ | September 22, 2011 | by Joshua Rhett Miller
    Ben & Jerry's latest ice cream creation -- "Schweddy Balls" -- doesn't agree with the tastes of at least one national conservative group. "The vulgar new flavor has turned something as innocent as ice cream into something repulsive," read a statement released by One Million Moms, a division of the Mississippi-based American Family Association. "Not exactly what you want a child asking for at the supermarket."
  • Yes, It's True: Ben & Jerry's Introduces 'Schweddy Balls' Ice Cream Flavor

    09/09/2011 7:28:18 PM PDT · by Drango · 34 replies · 1+ views
    NPR ^ | September 7, 2011 | Eyder Peralta
    "a new Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor based on a Saturday Night Live skit that pokes fun at NPR....in case you don't get the reference, the skit is a hilarious commentary on NPR's, um, uniquely soothing sound. [Alec] Baldwin plays Pete Schweddy, a guest on a fake NPR show called Delicious Dish. Pete makes holiday treats like cheese balls, popcorn balls, rum balls and his famous Schweddy balls. The skit is an exercise in double entendres."~snip (More at the link)
  • Caption: Obama's Nirvana or.. uhhh.. Nemesis? The IC Daily Scoop

    08/17/2011 4:33:09 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 35 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 8/17/11 | Reuters / misc. photos
    Obama's Nirvana..
  • Tempers flare in war of N.C. ice cream truck drivers

    07/31/2011 5:24:56 AM PDT · by csvset · 29 replies
    The Virginian Pilot ^ | July 31, 2011 | Jeff Hampton
    Don't let the happy music fool you. Ice cream truck wars are raging in Corolla, and it's vicious out there: Last week, one ice cream vendor called the Currituck County sheriff on another, claiming that three trucks were following her. Another female driver carries an electronic shocking device after getting harassed by competing male drivers. Last year, a driver slugged another driver after he was cut off by the other truck. He was charged with simple assault. An ice cream truck owner found the tires slashed on his truck. He could not prove who did it but believes it was...
  • Vanilla, Chocolate Top List of Favorite Ice Cream Flavors

    07/14/2011 5:05:45 PM PDT · by randita · 54 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 7/14/11 | Rasmussen Staff
    Vanilla, Chocolate Top List of Favorite Ice Cream Flavors Thursday, July 14, 2011 When it comes to frozen treats, Americans prefer to keep it simple. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Adults who eat ice cream at least occasionally finds that 23% say vanilla is best, while the same number (23%) prefers chocolate. Nine percent (9%) like butter pecan the most, while strawberry and cookies and cream each earn eight percent (8%) of the vote. Six percent (6%) prefer mint chocolate chip, and another four percent (4%) choose coffee flavored ice cream. Seventeen percent (17%) prefer some other...
  • Ice cream truck driver shot and killed

    07/13/2011 10:24:08 AM PDT · by traumer · 13 replies
    DAYTON — An ice cream truck driver was shot and killed just moments after he sold ice cream to children in the 4600 block of Midway Avenue Tuesday evening. Carl Banks, 60, of Dayton, was identified as the driver by the Montgomery County Coroner's Office late Tuesday night. Police originally thought it was an accident when someone called 911 to report the ice cream truck struck a house in the 4400 block of Midway Avenue. When emergency crews arrived on scene, they found Banks shot to death at the wheel, Dayton Police Sgt. John Sullivan said. Witnesses told police they...
  • Second man guilty in killing of ice cream vendor from Chicago

    06/25/2011 3:34:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 25, 2011
    ROCKFORD -- The second of three men accused of killing a Rockford ice cream vendor will be sentenced next month after a jury found him guilty. After deliberating less than two hours Friday, the jury declared Justin Dismuke, 22, guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Isidro Duran, the Rockford Register Star reports. Police say that on July 15, 2007, Dismuke and two others approached Duran, 47, who was selling fruit bars out of a push cart. One of the men shot Duran several times in the back and leg. Police said it was an attempted robbery.
  • Why Wood Pulp Makes Ice Cream Creamier

    05/04/2011 12:39:49 PM PDT · by Palter · 39 replies
    WSJ ^ | 04 May 2011 | SARAH NASSAUER
    What is often in shredded cheese besides cheese? Powdered cellulose: minuscule pieces of wood pulp or other plant fibers that coat the cheese and keep it from clumping by blocking out moisture. One of an array of factory-made additives, cellulose is increasingly used by the processed-food industry, producers say. Food-product makers use it to thicken or stabilize foods, replace fat and boost fiber content, and cut the need for ingredients like oil or flour, which are getting more expensive. Cellulose products, gums and fibers allow food manufactures to offer white bread with high dietary fiber content, lowfat ice cream that...
  • FINAL REPORT: Obama's Birth Announcements Fail To Indicate "Natural Born" Status

    04/02/2011 3:13:05 PM PDT · by Creme Brulee · 233 replies
    The Daily Pen ^ | April 2, 2011 | Penbrook Johannson
    A new investigation of Obama’s birth announcements appearing in Hawaii’s two primary newspapers in August, 1961 shows, conclusively, they were the result of a registration record taken by the municipal health authority, not a medically verified “Live" birth documented as occurring at a Hawaiian hospital, per an officially defined "vital event" by the U.S. Department of Health, National Vital Statistics Division protocols.
  • Breyers' Framingham facility closes its doors

    04/03/2011 7:49:07 AM PDT · by massmike · 59 replies
    metrowestdailynews.com ^ | 04/03/2011 | Danielle Ameden
    Paul Hooper of Framingham found a good job at the Breyers factory on Old Connecticut Path 10 years ago, where he kept the ice cream production line supplied with fruit and nuts. Norfolk resident Tom Abdou brought his electrician skills to the plant, while Franklin's Marie Ouellette enjoyed her spot on the production line. All three became part of a large team of close-knit employees who churned out as many as 1 million gallons of ice cream a day. But workers had to say their goodbyes this week when the production plant, which opened as a Sealtest factory in 1964,...
  • Obama, Brazil, The new "inclusive" world order, and Agenda 21

    03/23/2011 7:42:08 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 37 replies
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | 3/19/2011 | Press Release
    "Noting the interdependence among peace, security and development, President Rousseff and President Obama reaffirmed their desire to build a just and inclusive world order, which promotes democracy, human rights and social justice." "They reaffirmed the imperative to modernize the international financial institutions in a way that reflects the changes in the world economy and moves towards global financial stability, sustainable development and poverty reduction." "They welcomed the strengthening of the collaboration on environment and climate change, including under the Common Agenda on Environment and the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation Regarding Climate Change, and agreed to include in the Common...
  • Breast Milk Ice Cream Seized From London Store

    03/02/2011 7:07:14 AM PST · by managusta · 26 replies · 1+ views
    NPR ^ | March 1, 2011 | Breast Milk Ice Cream Seized From London Store
    Ice cream containing mothers' breast milk has been confiscated from a London shop that caused a stir — and some long lines — when it introduced the product last week. Westminster Council officials say the flavor, dubbed Baby Gaga, must undergo testing to ensure it doesn't pose a health threat. "Selling foodstuffs made from another person's bodily fluids can lead to viruses being passed on and in this case, potentially hepatitis," said Brian Connell of the Westminster Council, according to Reuters. According to the news agency, Icecreamists founder Matt O'Connor calls the council's concerns "complete rubbish." "If the ice cream...
  • Michelle Obama, Sasha, Malia, Bo to Hawaii; Not Taking the Jumbo Jet

    12/17/2010 12:42:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies · 1+ views
    Politics Daily ^ | December 16, 2010 | Lynn Sweet
    First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia and family dog Bo will fly to Hawaii on Saturday for a winter vacation, Politics Daily has learned, while President Obama remains in Washington to deal with Congress. In a pre-emptive move -- remembering the stinging criticism of her lavish vacation to Spain last summer -- the East Wing volunteered that Mrs. Obama will be flying to Hawaii in a military version of a business airplane -- not the jumbo jet that flew her to the Mediterranean coast in August. The first family originally had been scheduled to head to Hawaii on...
  • More "free" lunches thanks to Michelle's bloated "security" bill

    12/14/2010 6:36:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    lauraingraham.com ^ | 12/14/10 | Laura Ingraham
    More than two-thirds of New York City's public school students will begin getting more nutritious free or low-cost school lunches under First Lady Michelle Obama's pet project to get kids to eat well and exercise. President Obama signed into law Sunday the $4.5 billion Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which expands the free lunch program and requires that schools provide more nutritious lunches. "We've seen the connection between what kids eat and how well they perform in school," he said. Some 680,000 out of 1.1 million New York children participate in the school lunch program - a big chunk of the...
  • caption the pic

    12/12/2010 6:33:03 PM PST · by 4buttons · 43 replies
    photobucket ^ | 12/12/10 | self
    caption this pic
  • Guantanamo Bay rations detainees’ ice cream portions

    09/26/2010 6:54:03 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 53 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | SEPTEMBER 26, 2010 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    Detainees’ diets at Guantanamo Bay have been a controversial issue for some time and now the U.S. prison is said to be rationing ice cream. The frozen dessert is allegedly being tightly measured, with only one ice cream allowed for each of its 147 detainees. Journalist for The Miami Herald, Carol Rosenberg, photographed a refrigerator at Guantanamo, with two signs reading ‘DETAINEE FOOD ONLY’ and ‘Only 1 Ice Cream For each detainee!’
  • Michelle Obama Says Click Off Cartoons and Go Out and Play [Jawohl, mein Herr Frau Fuhrer!]

    09/25/2010 12:00:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    Parent Dish ^ | September 24, 2010 | Mary Beth Sammons
    Attention Malia and Sasha: The remote is in Mom's hands this Saturday, and she's sending a message to you and the rest of the nation's kids to "Go out and play." At noon EST on Sept. 25, first lady Michelle Obama will tell Nick viewers to "get ready to shut down your computers, put down your cell phones and turn off your TVs." Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Nick Jr. and TeenNick will then go off the air for three hours, according to the Associated Press. The cartoon blackout is part of Nickelodeon's annual Worldwide Day of Play campaign, an annual effort to...
  • Why there's chocolate ice cream

    09/14/2010 9:16:08 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 23 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/14/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Do you know why there's chocolate ice cream? It's because some people don't like vanilla! Thay might seem obvious, but it's a lesson that the leaders of the Republican Party have apparently never learned. People who don't like vanilla ice cream don't want "Vanilla Bean" or "French Vanilla" or "Vanilla Lite"; if they want ice cream all, what they want is something completely different: maybe chocolate or maybe not, but definitely NOT any kind of vanilla. The same thing applies to politics too: When people are upset with, or distrustful of, or even outright scared of the Democrat party and...