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The Labor Day Weekend Mauling: 5.27.2023

Well, I’d rather they say “Death From Above” but I guess we’re stuck.

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Yelp’s Top 100 Burgers in America 2023 - Yelp
Did your favorite burger joint make it into the Top 100 Burgers list? Let us know on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok with #YelpTop100. And share your reviews on Yelp—maybe your favorites will be on next year’s Top 100 list!

Biden sounds hopeful on debt ceiling, Treasury warns of June 5 default | Reuters
WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) - Democratic President Joe Biden and a Republican negotiator said on Friday they were working on a deal to raise the U.S. government's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling after the Treasury Department warned that a June 5 default loomed without action.

'Fixit culture' and 'right to repair' laws together help combat climate change : NPR
Americans are responsible for throwing out more stuff than any other nation in the world. According to the Public Interest Research Group, people in this country generate more than 12% of the planet's trash, though we represent only 4% of the global population.

Influencer dies after live-streaming himself drinking bottles of Chinese spirit Baijiu | CNN
A social media influencer died soon after live-streaming himself drinking several bottles of strong alcohol on China’s version of TikTok, state-run media in the country are reporting, in a development likely to renew debate about how to regulate the industry.

Teen facing assault charge after Missoula school playground incident
A teenage boy is facing an assault charge after a playground incident that left another child seriously injured.

Taco Bell worker takes revenge on a prankster in a viral video
As Lutz pulled through the Taco Bell driveway in Arlington, Texas, on May 12, the worker threw a full drink at him.

AICPA Council Approves 12-Point Plan to Do F*ck All to Solve the Accountant Shortage - Going Concern
As you can see from the above graphic, this plan includes many things that would be wholly unnecessary were starting salaries at public accounting firms able to compete with the industries currently jacking talent from the profession at the college level. Going into high schools to talk about the opportunities in accounting is great, people should be doing that. Extending the time a person has to pass all four parts of the CPA exam is great, too. As are alternate pathways to licensure but not everyone agrees on that one. All of this is pointless if the money isn’t there.

Noel Gallagher Disgusted by AI-Generated Oasis Album
"Fucking embarrassing," Gallagher told Spin. "I just think people clearly have too much time and money on their hands if they’re fucking around with that for a laugh. I mean, who wants to fucking hear Ringo Starr singing 'She’s Electric' and Freddie Mercury singing 'Don’t Look Back in Anger?'"

Why South Asian Americans stan Taco Bell
Krish Jagirdar, an Indian American tech entrepreneur, never thought he could be partially responsible for the relaunch of Taco Bell’s Mexican pizza — his favorite dish on the menu and a cult favorite in the South Asian community.

He said he felt helpless when he heard that his favorite dish was being discontinued during the height of the pandemic in 2020.

“How could I go on without it? Imagine never eating your favorite food again,” he told NBC News. “I went through the stages of grief, but then, within an hour, I started a petition because what else can you do?”

How the Employee Retention Tax Credit Became a Magnet for Fraud - The New York Times
The Employee Retention Credit has spawned a cottage industry of firms claiming to help businesses get stimulus funds, often in violation of federal rules.

Discover the Lowest Point in Montana - AZ Animals
Nestled deep in the mountain valleys of northwestern Montana, a small town named Troy is the lowest point in Montana. With an elevation of only 1,820 feet, this gem of the Kootenai River is home to around 925 residents. Situated in Lincoln County, this town was originally a fishing village, where Kootenai (Kutenai), Salish, and Piegan Blackfoot tribes would meet. Now, it holds its place in history for other reasons, and you can read on to learn more about the town and its attractions!

Dave Matthews Band: After Everything
“As soon as he turned the microphone to face me, I said to him: ‘What are you doing?’” Matthews recalls. “I was a little irritated and he said, ‘Well, what if you play something good?’ We cackled at that, and I carried on playing. Then I quickly came up with the foundation of three sections and the idea for ‘Walk Around the Moon.’”

LeBron James stars in new ad campaign in its fight against Taco Tuesday trademark | Daily Mail Online
The ongoing beef over the 'Taco Tuesday' trademark is heating up after Taco Bell recruited LeBron James as part of a major ad campaign to help 'free' the slogan.

Weekend Poll


What is your favorite thing to throw on the grill/smoker?

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    Other type of animal
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    Plant based meat
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