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Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 09:23 AM EDT

Museum of Ice Cream, Where You Can Swim in a Pool of Sprinkles, Opens in Meatpacking District

Move over Willy Wonka. A temporary museum dedicated to all things ice cream is treating visitors to edible balloons, a Chocolate Chamber, a "swim" in a pool of faux rainbow sprinkles and, of course, scoops... »

Museum of Ice Cream Coming to Meatpacking District

Museum of Ice Cream Coming to Meatpacking District

The inimitable Museum of Ice Cream is coming to the Meatpacking District for one month this summer, pledging to deliver a "lick-able, likeable, shareable ice cream-centric experience" through the end of August. »

Misty Copeland Talks Breaking Barriers

Misty Copeland Talks Breaking Barriers

It's been one year since Misty Copeland leaped over barriers to become American Ballet Theatre's first black female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history. In an interview with "Sunday Today"... »

Alaska's Stunning Live Bearcam Returns

Alaska's Stunning Live Bearcam Returns

It's summertime and the bears of Alaska are ready to gorge. »

Joey Chestnut Eats Record-Breaking 70 Hot Dogs

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous... »

7-Eleven Celebrates 7/11 With Free Slurpees

7-Eleven Celebrates 7/11 With Free Slurpees

There's no better way to enjoy a hot summer day than with a Slurpee, and on Monday it won't cost you a thing. To celebrate July 11 — or 7-Eleven Day — the convenience chain will be giving away their signature... »

McDonald's Expands All-Day Breakfast Menu

McDonald's Expands All-Day Breakfast Menu

When McDonald's launched a limited all-day breakfast menu in the fall, stores offered sandwiches made with either English muffins or biscuits depending on local preferences. Now, the company says U.S. »

'Hamilton' Picks Replacements for Leading Roles

'Hamilton' Picks Replacements for Leading Roles

Brandon Victor Dixon, Lexi Lawson and Michael Luwoye will join the cast of the Tony-winning, smash musical. »

Mother Rat Fights Off Snake to Save Baby

Mother Rat Fights Off Snake to Save Baby

A mother rat determined not to let a yellow-bellied snake slither off with her young engaged the reptile in a bitter war, chasing the creepy crawler across a road and nipping at its tail, video posted to... »

Hold the Burgers: Meatless July 4 Grilling Ideas

Hold the Burgers: Meatless July 4 Grilling Ideas

The Fourth of July barbecue doesn't always have to be about hot dogs and burgers. The holiday is a great excuse to fire up the grill and throw on some tasty veggies that will make you forget about the standard... »

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