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This ‘Honor System’ Coffee Shop Has No Employees

This ‘Honor System’ Coffee Shop Has No Employees | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
When David and Kimberly Brekke of North Dakota decided to convert an old bank into a coffee shop, they had a unique idea: The store would operate solely on the honor system. The Vault café has no cashier or employees, but instead solely relies on the honesty of customers to leave cash and swipe their own credit cards. So far, the model has been a success. As Neatorama notes, “David Brekke says that at the end of the typical day, he's not missing any money. On the contrary—there’s usually 15% more money than expected in the till.” Well done, humanity ...
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Soccer Break: Why It Pays to Watch the World Cup at Work - NBC News

Soccer Break: Why It Pays to Watch the World Cup at Work - NBC News | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Americans aren’t really known for their devotion to soccer, but come Thursday, there are going to be a lot of worker bees stuck in a quandary when the United...
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Limeade Oreos Will Be Your Refreshing Summer Cookie

Limeade Oreos Will Be Your Refreshing Summer Cookie | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Can't get enough refreshing fruit-flavored Oreos? Have you made your way through lemon, watermelon, and fruit punch flavored sandwich cookies, and you're ready to try a new (but not terribly differ...
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Corvette found 33 years after being stolen in Detroit; GM offers to bring car home to owner

Corvette found 33 years after being stolen in Detroit; GM offers to bring car home to owner | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
When George Talley tells an old story, there’s a good chance he’ll mention his old rides.
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Average matriarch now looks after SIX family members - and one pet

Average matriarch now looks after SIX family members - and one pet | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Researchers found that in addition to their children, mothers are also looking after an elderly parent or parent-in-law and a grandparent.

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Chain tests mashed potato burger - with gravy

Chain tests mashed potato burger - with gravy | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Anyone who thinks there's nothing new to plop atop a burger need only taste the latest ingredient that Carl's Jr. is testing between two buns: mashed potatoes. No, not as a side dish -- but right atop the
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Scribble: 100,000 Ink Colors Available In One Pen - Design Milk

Scribble: 100,000 Ink Colors Available In One Pen - Design Milk | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
A 16-bit RGB color sensor and ARM 9 microprocessor inside a pen allows users to scan and reproduce 16 million colors of ink for drawing.
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A Scientifically Smarter Way to Cut Cake

A Scientifically Smarter Way to Cut Cake | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Wedges are officially for amateurs. For next-level cake cutting, a British math author unearthed a long-lost brilliant slicing technique that preserves a pastry’s freshness far longer than normal.
The method, which seems obvious once you hear it, was developed over 100 years ago by Victorian...
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7 Important Things A Dad Needs To Tell Their Child

7 Important Things A Dad Needs To Tell Their Child | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
In this article David Peach identifies 7 important things a Dad needs to tell their child.
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Teen Stowaway Tells All About Surviving Journey From San Jose Airport To Hawaii In KPIX 5 Interview - CBS San Francisco

Teen Stowaway Tells All About Surviving Journey From San Jose Airport To Hawaii In KPIX 5 Interview - CBS San Francisco | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
A Bay Area teen who survived a flight to Hawaii by stowing away in a wheel well of a jet has spoken candidly about his death defying journey in an interview with KPIX 5.
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Boss Gives Out Bonus To Employees All In $2 Bills To Spend Locally

Boss Gives Out Bonus To Employees All In $2 Bills To Spend Locally | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Every year in mid-June, Hornady Manufacturing, a Nebraska company that makes ammunition and reloading tools, gives its employees an impressive bonus. Three years ago, after local leaders accused th...
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Be Grateful, Help Others, Spend Less: Here’s How It Works

Be Grateful, Help Others, Spend Less: Here’s How It Works | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Paying it forward is a concept where you do good things for other people, often without recognition, in the hopes that someone else will do the same. Random acts of kindness are a great lesson for all families to experience together, and can have a profound impact on those on the receiving end. You might…
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Long John Silver's To Treat Customers As They Attempt World Record

Long John Silver's To Treat Customers As They Attempt World Record | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Long John Silver’s, the world’s largest quick service seafood brand, will treat America to lunch on June 28th and attempt to set a new world record for the “Largest Free Fish Fry” in the process.
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Hot holiday toys of 2014 have already been decided

Hot holiday toys of 2014 have already been decided | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Though it is only June, the company is already anticipating a rush on anything related to the animated Disney hit.

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How much to spend on a wedding gift? 8 rules to live by --

How much to spend on a wedding gift? 8 rules to live by -- | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
You don’t want to look cheap, but you don’t want to go over budget. We found out — once and for all — how to buy an ideal wedding gift.
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Energy Experts Name Cable Boxes as One of the Biggest Electricity-Draining Devices in U.S. Homes

Energy Experts Name Cable Boxes as One of the Biggest Electricity-Draining Devices in U.S. Homes | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Cable boxes (or cable box/DVR devices) are second only to air conditioners in terms of wattage used in Southern California homes.
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Meriam Ibrahim Rearrested in Sudan: Christian Woman and Husband Arrested at Airport Less Than 24 Hours After Release

Meriam Ibrahim Rearrested in Sudan: Christian Woman and Husband Arrested at Airport Less Than 24 Hours After Release | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman and mother of two, who was released from prison on Monday after previously being sentenced to death for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity has been rearrested, her legal team confirmed on Tuesday.
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OMG, chocolate fried chicken

OMG, chocolate fried chicken | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Fried chicken's been coated in all kinds of crazy things, but only in L.A. could a trendy restaurant chain thrive by coating it in – sorry Colonel Sanders -- chocolate. ChocoChicken has only been open only
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Spike soon? West Michigan-area gas prices tumble 20 cents from last week

Spike soon? West Michigan-area gas prices tumble 20 cents from last week | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
The cost to fill up the tank this week over last feels quite a bit less painful.
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New-Car Colors That Can Boost Resale Values

Some tones trigger a lower rate of depreciation than others down the road, and they’re probably not the ones you might think.
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Giving dogs ice or ice water on hot days will not make them bloat and die

Giving dogs ice or ice water on hot days will not make them bloat and die | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
A piece being shared on Facebook and other social media claims that giving your dog ice or ice water on a hot day will likely cause it to die from bloating and spasms.
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The Greatest Ice Cream Truck Treats, Ranked

The Greatest Ice Cream Truck Treats, Ranked | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Do I get the Sonic the Hedgehog popsicle? Or a Choco Taco? Or maybe something even better -- if there is such a thing?...
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McDonald's Is America's Least Favorite Major Fast Food Chain

McDonald's Is America's Least Favorite Major Fast Food Chain | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
There may be no restaurant in the world as American as McDonald's, but that doesn't mean Americans like it all that much.

In fact, McDonald's is the country's least favorite major fast food chain, according to a new report from the American Custom...
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Washing raw chicken increases risk for food poisoning

Washing raw chicken increases risk for food poisoning | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Washing raw chicken greatly increases the risk of food poisoning.
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