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Taco Belle

“Fine! Then go ahead and starve! If she doesn’t eat with me, then she doesn’t eat at all!” Belle eventually changed her mind. She would regret that decision a couple hours later. -via That’s Nerdalicious!

A Pizza Burrito Wha-Wha-What?

Can’t decide between your two favorite drunk foods and you’re too darn jacked up to make a decision? Then why not get the best of both worlds and enjoy a pizzarito? In case you’re wondering, it contains Italian-style tomato-filled rice, mozarella and the meats or veggies of the chef’s choosing. Link

A Tumblr Blog Devoted Entirely to Gruesome Deaths in Choose Your Own Adventure Novels

Your decision to ditch your friends on the middle school field trip to the Pearl Brewery has ended badly. How badly? You can read the many ways in which you have failed at You Chose Wrong, a blog filled with terrible endings in Choose Your Own Adventure novels. Link -via io9

Court Case Could Force Quebecois to be Married Against Their Will

In Quebec, where over a million people are unmarried but cohabiting, such couples are recognized as “de facto spouses,” but the law put them under no obligation to each other if they break up. However, a “palimony” case involving an unnamed billionaire and his de facto spouse of ten years could end that. The couple [...]

How Many Jelly Beans Are in This Cup?

First person to guess correctly wins a copy of Split Decision. Or the jelly beans. Your call.

Which Booth Would You Choose?

When faced with the decision of which booth to support, for charity of course, I think I’d have to go with the biting booth. I’ve heard the theories about a dog’s mouth being cleaner than a human’s, but the stench of liver flavored dog treats overrides any fear I have of germs! Link  –via Tastefully Offensive

What Legal Authority Does Judge Judy Have?

Judge Judy reportedly makes $45 million a year. What kind of legal power comes with it? JIM RUYMEN/UPI /Landov While Judith Sheindlin was a real, live judge — New York City Mayor Ed Koch appointed her to criminal court in 1982 and then made her Manhattan’s supervising family court judge in 1986 — she’s not acting as one on her [...]

Halloween or Williamsburg?

If our grand plan for a Split Decision game show ever comes together, I’m ready to give the people behind Tumblr blog “Halloween or Williamsburg?” their own segment.

Norway’s Famous Albino Moose Shot Dead

Remember the albino moose that wandered the forest of Østfold, Norway? You know, the one whom the Norwegian hunters debate whether to shoot? Well, that debate is moot thanks to a Danish hunter, who had [...]