Are Hot Dogs Still an American Favorite? – Survey of the Day
July is National Hot Dog month, which makes sense since patriotic folks barbecue an estimated 150 million franks on July 4th alone. But a recent survey from organic meat producer Applegate suggests that the hot dog’s status as an American staple could be in jeopardy.
Dying Man Blows Life Savings On Bucket List — Then Finds Out He’s Perfectly Healthy
In May 2010, Frank was told the cancer he had been struggling with had spread to his heart and he only had a few months to live, so the 69-year old New Zealand man decided to spend his remaining days in luxury. Bad move.
Does Father’s Day Get The Same Attention As Mother’s Day? — Survey of the Day
Retailers and greeting card companies would like you to think Father’s Day is just as important as Mother’s Day. Is that really the case?
Are You Suffering From ‘Facebook Fatigue?’ — Survey of the Day
Facebook’s cratering stock price is far from the social network’s only problem these days. They are also dealing with a customer base, which is getting increasingly bored with its service.
Which Flavors Are Resting In the Ben & Jerry’s Graveyard?
Do remember Makin’ Whoopie Pie? You could buy that Ben & Jerry’s flavor, which was chocolate ice cream augmented by marshmallows and devil’s food cooks, 10 years ago. Unfortunately, the concoction didn’t prove popular enough and the Vermont-based ice cream makers laid Makin’ Whoopie Pie to rest in 2003. Literally.
Are You Planning to Grill for Memorial Day? — Survey of the Day
Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of grilling season. So does that mean you will be firing up your barbecue come May 28?
Should Churches Be Involved in Politics? — Survey of the Day
The separation of church and state doesn’t mean religious leaders can’t express political opinions. And in the wake of President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage there has been talk that some houses of worship may encourage their flock not to vote for the president in 2012 to protest his reversal on the issue.
University Dismisses Entire Student Body In Mass Email Fail
Every semester, college students find out whether or not their grades will keep them in good standing at their university. Recently, students at Eastern Michigan University received a disturbing email. “As a result of your Winter 2012 academic performance, you have been dismissed from Eastern Michigan University,” reads the first line of an email that caused many a heart palpation throughout the Y
Should the Post Office Eliminate Saturday Delivery? — Survey of the Day
Congress is currently considering a postal service overhaul which would eventually eliminate Saturday delivery in a bid to make the postal service more cost efficient. How would that go over with the public?
Should the Supreme Court Uphold Arizona’s Immigration Law? — Survey of the Day
This week, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments about Arizona’s SB 1070, which makes it a crime to live and work in Arizona illegally, and allows local law enforcement to check people in the state on their immigration status.