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Even Fortune Cookies Have Ads Now Because the World Is Bad

God forbid we're allowed to enjoy two bites of sugary goodness without getting a taste of late capitalism.
Jelisa Castrodale
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YouTuber Who Fed Toothpaste-Filled Oreo to Homeless Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

Kanghua Ren, who goes by ReSet, found his victim begging outside a Lidl supermarket in Barcelona.
Jelisa Castrodale
food news

German Cookie Fortune Heir Apologises for Saying Nazi-Era Forced Labourers Were Treated 'Well'

At a recent conference, 25-year-old Verena Bahlsen also said, "I want to make money and buy sailing yachts from my dividend and stuff."
Jelisa Castrodale
fortune cookies

San Francisco's Last Handmade Fortune Cookie Factory Is in Danger

The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Company's rent has gone from $1,400 to $6,000 in the past three years.
Bettina Makalintal
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23 Cookie Recipes to Help You Make Friends This Holiday Season

No one can resists these cookies.
Munchies Staff

A Survival Guide for Avoiding Awkward Workplace Gifting Drama

We asked a manager and a gifting expert for advice on how to steer clear of an embarrassing office gifting faux-pas during the holidays.
Melissa Kravitz

Student Allegedly Baked Dead Grandpa's Ashes in Cookies and Handed Them Out at School

If you’ve recently lost someone close to you and are considering including their remains in some baked goods, maybe… don’t?
Jelisa Castrodale

Somebody Invented a Cheetos Cookie and It’s Goddamn Delicious

The simple cookie relies on the buttery qualities of cheddar cheese, and then is pushed to levels of addictive ridiculousness when the Cheeto seasonings meld with the cookie dough.
Javier Cabral

The Enduring Appeal of Royal Dansk Butter Cookies

The royal blue tin? Iconic. The cookies? So damn good.
Mayukh Sen

Israel Claims a Palestinian Hunger Strike Leader Secretly Ate Cookies

A video of the alleged snacking comes only a few weeks after members of Israel's far right taunted prisoners with a barbecue cookout.
Alex Swerdolf

Turkish Chocolate Ad for April Fool's Day Accused of Encouraging Military Coup

According to some politicians, the ad is “an attempt to manipulate the psychology of 80 million people.”
Nick Rose

74-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Getting His Entire Church High on Weed Cookies

Several congregants, aged 12 to 70, ended up in the local emergency room on that fateful day, complaining of “adverse effects” from the cookies—which they reported as tasting unusually salty.
Alex Swederloff