We love lists. We like making our own lists and being on other people's lists. We especially love "top this" or "best that" lists. Most of all, we love when Florida restaurants top those top lists.
OpenTable announced its 2013 Top 100 Outdoor Dining Spots and Florida managed to hold down 14 spots ... More >>
You know those Salt Life stickers you see everywhere? The idea for them, and the multimillion-dollar company apparel company they created came from Jacksonville.
Salt Life, the company, began in the early 2000s with a group of friends with a passion for fishing, surfing, diving and anything involvi ... More >>
Americans' love/hate affair with SPAM goes way back to 1937 when the canned meat, named SPAM (short for spiced ham) was launched by Hormel Foods. We're not sure how well it was initially received, but soon World War II broke out and the canned meat was in high demand to feed Allied troops. In fact, ... More >>
We consistently have to give PETA credit for its brilliant marketing strategies. To make their point, they'll use any trick in the advertising playbook -- including sex, sex, and more sex.Take, for example, their Sexiest Vegan Next Door contest, which seeks out the hottest vegan with the best bod. A ... More >>
Over the years, we've seen some pretty random things swirled into milk chocolate bars and dark chocolate chunks. What began with safe and acceptable pairings like fruit, nuts, candy and cookies has over the past decade graduated to bold new flavors. Now, you'll find chocolate loaded with bacon, spic ... More >>
Just at the last possible minute, the House pulled the United States back from the brink of the dreaded fiscal cliff.During a vote late Tuesday, 172 Democrats and 85 Republicans voted for the bill, while 16 Democrats and 151 Republicans opposed it, raising taxes for the wealthiest Americans, w ... More >>
The world is apparently divided into two types of people -- those who wanted to be astronauts when they grew up and everyone else. In case you think your dreams of being part of a rocket to Mars have been dashed by cuts in the space program (and your inability to pass a NASA drug test), think aga ... More >>
Paul HiltonThe other night while having Chinese at Silver Pond with a friend, we debated about ordering the shark fin soup. "If you were in the ocean, the shark wouldn't think twice about eating you," my friend rationalized. He was hell bent on ordering a bowl. His response didn't move me. Is sha ... More >>
Remember Garbage Island - that floating, toxic mass of plastics rumored to be twice the size of Texas? Yeah, well it's still out there swimming somewhere between San Francisco and Hawaii and getting bigger every day. If this isn't enough to make you want to go postal the next time someone asks ... More >>
Trenta-Size me!From spring break movies of the '50s and '60s to the Winter Music Conference, South Florida has a party-all-night reputation. Unfortunately, most of us also have a work-all-day job to go to. How can we mere mortals enjoy all the restaurants, concerts, clubs, and ... More >>