Dumbass Arrested in Boston Market Creamed Spinach Prank
California teen arrested for pulling a really jackass stunt at a Boston Market drive-thru. The Sacramento Bee reports that last week, a car full of upstanding youths decided to put a new spin on the viral Fire in the Hole prank. Instead of throwing a soda into the drive-thru window at an employee, they played their hilarious joke with an order of 180-degree creamed spinach. The employee suffered second-degree burns on his face and neck. One of the 17-year-old culprits turned himself in yesterday, accompanied by his mommy and daddy, who took him home after he was booked with suspicion of committing battery causing great bodily harm
Perhaps these kids should try some coffee and donuts to boost their brain power. At this point, it couldn't hurt. The New York Daily News says that the breakfast combo can boost brain power, especially memory and attention. These results come from a study conducted by the University of Barcelona in Spain that was prompted by the idea that caffeine and sugar makes brains perky.
A study by Kansas State University Research and Extension indicates that chicken and pork consumers have been swayed by media reports on animal welfare. Drover's Cattle Network says the study shows that people swayed by negative media about poultry and pork are spending their money on non-meat foods. Somehow, demand for beef hasn't been affected.
Harvard's working to fill the growing demand for all these food-related researchers. The Harvard Gazette covers the university's first edible science fair. "Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter" featured glowing gummy bears, noodles made from cheese, and gluten-free pasta that actually tastes decent. Chefs like molecular gastronomy wiz Wylie Dufresne judged the competition.