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World’s Largest Hamburger Weighs over a Ton

Less than six years ago, the world’s largest burger was just 78.5 pounds. But the march of progress has been fast. The Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, Minnesota recently made one that weighs 2,014 pounds: The burger measured 10 feet in diameter and was topped with 60 pounds of bacon, 50 pounds of lettuce, 50 pounds [...]

Leap Day at Disneyland

Disney kept its theme parks open 24 hours straight on February 29th, a promotion they called One More Disney Day. Upper management estimated that Disneyland in California would see about 44,000 visitors that day, and planned accordingly. When Leap Day came, twice that many showed up, and when you add those who first entered Disney [...]

A Truly Memorable Wedding

Mike and Nancy Rogers were to be married in the main lodge at White Point Beach Resort in Nova Scotia. However, that building was on fire, so they held the ceremony in another resort building. But the happy couple took the opportunity to pose for a wedding portrait in front of the conflagration. That’s one [...]

Neon Genesis Evangelion-Themed Hotel Room

At the Highland Resort Hotel and Spa near Mount Fuji in Japan, you can rent a room decorated to reflect the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. Before you balk at the $450 per night price, keep in mind that it apparently comes with a girl dressed as Rei encased in plastic. Link via CrunchGear | Photo: [...]

Schuss-Perfect Software

When you’re trying to figure out where to build your next ski resort, you don’t have to use guesswork to pick the ideal spot — there’s an app for that. Geographers at the University of Delaware have developed a geographical information system (GIS) that can identify the location that would best suit your winter sport needs, [...]