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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 08:26 AM EDT

Fully Automated Quinoa Restaurant Coming to Midtown

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... »

'Chewbacca Mom' Breaks Facebook Live Record

'Chewbacca Mom' Breaks Facebook Live Record

Candace Payne donned a Chewbacca mask in her car while the Internet gaped. Within hours, it rose to become the most viewed Facebook Live video of all time, with more than 105 million views as of Saturday... »

CeeLo Green, Third Eye Blind, Easton Corbin to Perform at Alive@Five

CeeLo Green, Third Eye Blind, Easton Corbin to Perform at Alive@Five

The lineup for the Alive@Five outdoor concert series in Stamford has been released and the artists include O.A.R., CeeLo Green, Hanson, Third Eye Blind, Eric Hutchinson and Easton Corbin. »

Romantics and The Smithereens to Play Free Concert in Hamden

Romantics and The Smithereens to Play Free Concert in Hamden

The lineup for the Hamden free summer concerts series is out and the Romantics and The Smithereens are two of the acts expected. »

6 Best Buys for Mother's Day

6 Best Buys for Mother's Day

It's time to honor that special woman in your life. Mother's Day is approaching, and whether you are buying for your mother, your wife, or both, consider some inexpensive alternatives or ways to save money... »

Ben & Jerry's Debuts New Flavor for Voting Rights Campaign

Ben & Jerry's Debuts New Flavor for Voting Rights Campaign

Ben & Jerry's wants you to know that democracy is in your hands and the Vermont-based company has launched a new flavor of creamy, chunky goodness churned for the cause. Empower Mint was introduced in... »

Live Nation Kicks Off Summer With $20 Tickets

Live Nation Kicks Off Summer With $20 Tickets

Twenty dollars will get you tickets to some summer concerts, but you have to act quickly. »

Budget-Friendly Gifts for Mom

Budget-Friendly Gifts for Mom

Buying a Mother's Day gift doesn't have to be stressful or expensive. This year, show mom you care with these fun and affordable gifts. »

New Lake Compounce Roller Coaster Opens Saturday

New Lake Compounce Roller Coaster Opens Saturday

A new roller coaster will open at Lake Compounce in Bristol on Saturday and 12 people have been chosen to be the first to ride it. »

Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll

Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll

Misty Copeland, the first black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, now has her very own Barbie doll. The doll is a part of the Barbie "Sheroes" program, which creates dolls in the likeness... »

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