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Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 08:39 AM EDT

Celebrate National Chicken Wing Day With Deals

If you're a chicken wing fan, today is your day. July 29 is National Chicken Wing Day — the perfect excuse to treat yourself. »

Fully Automated Restaurant to Serve Quinoa in NYC

Fully Automated Restaurant to Serve Quinoa in NYC

Robots (and some hidden chefs) will serve quinoa to customers at a fast-food restaurant opening in midtown Manhattan later this year, according to reports. There will be no cashiers at Eatsa’s midtown... »

Blue Bell Announces New Ice Cream Flavor

Blue Bell Announces New Ice Cream Flavor

In celebration of National Ice Cream Month, Blue Bell announced a new flavor of ice cream Friday. »

Nintendo Plans Retro 'Mario,' 'Zelda' Console

Nintendo Plans Retro 'Mario,' 'Zelda' Console

Nintendo said Thursday it will release the "NES Classic Edition" on Nov. 11, a $59.99 system that comes loaded with 30 classic Nintendo games. »

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... »

Shoreline Wine Festival Returns in August

Shoreline Wine Festival Returns in August

The Annual Shoreline Wine Festival will be returning next month for its 10th annual celebration. »

Here are the 68th Annual Emmy Nominees

Here are the 68th Annual Emmy Nominees

“Game of Thrones” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson” dominated the list of nominations for the 2016 Emmys. But there were plenty of other nods for other shows. Here is a selection of nominees in top categories. »

New President Barbie Has Female Running Mate

New President Barbie Has Female Running Mate

Mattel said the idea is "to inspire girls to become leaders." »

ConnectiCon 2016

ConnectiCon 2016

Just some of the looks at this year's ConnectiCon event in Hartford. »

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"... »

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