If you've ever perused the Guinness Book of World Records, you'll see a lot of insane world records -- like the one for the most parmesan cheese wheels cracked simultaneously. The record was set by Whole Foods market on March 9, 2013, when a total of 426 cheese wheels were cracked at 28 different WF ... More >>
Nick Wallenda, the self-desribed "King of the High Wire," from Sarasota, Florida, completed a historic 1,400-foot high-wire walk across the Grand Canyon on Sunday. The event was broadcast live (with a ten-second delay in case things turned, uh, bad) on the Discovery Channel and was also shown aroun ... More >>
Kick Start South Florida is a new feature highlighting local foodies and food-related projects on Kickstarter from Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade. Clean Plate Charlie will profile them here to support and promote food-related crowd-funded projects in South Florida. Spread the word. Share the lov ... More >>
A new year is a great opportunity to practice the "out with the old, in with the new" mantra. If you're like most people "the old" includes piles of obsolete junk hidden in dark corners of the house or stuffed into impossible-to-open drawers. In every secreted-away collection of crap exists at least ... More >>
Earlier this week, Lake Park town commissioners struck down Earl Stewart Toyota's proposal to erect a 340-foot flagpole along U.S. 1. What a bunch of babies. Among the reasons cited for denying the proposal were traffic and noise concerns. So instead of a hulking displa ... More >>
You've heard of ultraluxe burgers made with braised short ribs and foie gras selling for $100 a pop -- in fact, a similar burger made news when it debuted at the Old Homestead Steakhouse in the Boca Raton Resort & Club in 2006. But supped up hot dogs costing nearly as much? Now that's crazy t ... More >>
jFor better or worse, people do judge books by their covers. And if a cover has the name James Patterson on it, there is a much better chance someone will deem that book worthy of purchase. That's one of the primary themes of this week's New York Times Magazine cover story about the former advert ... More >>
When manipulating Mario goes stratospheric, who's the real Donkey Kong champ?
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Joe Amato sets a record -- and sets the past right
Three failed marriages, his family's scorn, an ongoing battle with cancer: Bernie Barker just grins and bares it
In the 1970s, the Z-Boys were hell on wheels. Today, they're shredding the big screen.
A nightclub in the fast lane, a newspaper in the slow one, and a Brazilian with his thumb out