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Cake frosting is healthier for you than Nutella!


Nutella is one of the great tasting spreads you can pick up at your local supermarket. Beware, once you pop the top of it, it's tough to stop!

The delicious, chocolatey almond spread was originally seen as being a great substitute for peanut butter, but a recent study found out you may as well spread chocolate cake frosting on your toast instead.

ABC looked into Nutella and other unhealthy foods and made a starling discovery: it's about as healthy as the Milky Way candy bar.

One tablespoon of Nutella contains 100 calories, 6 grams of fat, 2 grams of saturated fat and 11 grams of sugar.

In comparison, generic cake frosting has 75 calories, 3 grams of fat, 1 gram of saturated fat and 7.5 grams of sugar. Cake frosting is officially healthier!

Nutella was taken to court for advertising it as a healthy breakfast treat and lost to the woman. They also settled a class-action lawsuit regarding the healthy advertising for $2.5 million. Anyone who bought Nutella from January 2008 to February 3, 2012 was entitled to a piece of the settlement. Contact your lawyer today!

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Every starting Texas Hold 'em poker hand has a nickname!


Poker players love making up catchy and clever nicknames for the best and worst hands in Texas Hold 'em, but many would be surprised to find out that every single starting hand of two cards, down to the suit, has a nickname.

Some of them are pretty funny too!

The common names, such as “Big Slick” for an Ace and King card as well as Bullets for two Aces, are known throughout professional and amateur players alike.

The names are used when players announce their hand or by announcers to help spectators learn what the hands are.

Some personal favorites include “Jackass” which is imitative of “Jack-Ace” or the “Rounders Hand” after the Ace and 9 from the movie by the same movie. There's no doubt poker players are a creative bunch to create so many nicknames for every possible combination.

There would be even more awe if anyone managed to memorize all of them, though they would get pretty annoying pretty fast.

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There is a legitimately made beer named 'Fucking Hell'. How did they get away with this?


Freedom of speech is generally granted in most modern nations, but there are always certain restrictions such as yelling "fire" in a crowded place.

Free speech doesn't completely apply to names of goods, as there are some restrictions on this (for good reason).

Despite this, you'd still be able to order a pint of Fucking Hell, a German Pilsner or pale lager brewed by the Waldhaus Brewery located in the Black Forest. How could they get away with this name?

The beverage is named after the village of Fucking in Austria, and hell is the german word for "pale" and is typically used to describe this kind of beer. Because of this, it's a completely legal name, though that didn't stop people from objecting to it.

Both the local authorities in Fucking and the European Union's Trade Marks and Designs Registration Office initially objected to the name. The Mayor of Fucking was against it as it wasn't going to be brewed in Fucking.

The trademark was initially denied, but after the founders argued their case, it was granted. These two also claim that they intend to use the brand name to produce Fucking Hell branded food and clothing, so look for it in a store near you!

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The first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer!


eBay is a beautiful website because you can find virtually anything you could ever want on the website to buy off of other users. EBay paved the way for other websites such as amazon.com to form and build their own empires.

You would think that the first item ever sold on eBay must have been a magnificent item, something that someone really wanted. Well, allow me to remind you that eBay is a part of the internet - and there are a lot of weirdos that hangout on the internet.

The first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer, and it was sold for $14.83. The founder of eBay asked the buyer if he knew that the laser pointer was broken when he bought it. The owner simply responded “I’m a collector of broken laser pointers.”

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You Won't Believe What Brands Nestle Owns. Not Just Their Chocolate Empire, Even Pet Products!


Do you love the taste of Nestle’s chocolate chip cookies?

Maybe you love their Crunch bars. Well next time you’re eating their delicious chocolate treats, think of the other corporations they own. Maybe you’ll be willing to try their other products!

Nestle Corporation has a whopping 8,000 brands under their belt. These items are in the categories of: water, coffee, frozen food, pet care, nutrition, yogurt and much, much more.

They even own cereal brands like Cheerios, Cookie Crisp, Golden Grahams and more!

Remember those delicious Wonderballs you may have had when you were a kid? Yep! Nestle Corporation owned that, too. They even cater to the eye-care niche.

Your pet may even owe a thanks to Nestle because of their brands such as Alpo, Beneful, Dog Chow, Purina and a plethora more.

So next time you’re in the grocery store and picking out your shopping list, take a gander at what brands are providing your items. You most likely will pick up something from Nestle!

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