Americans hate fast-food hamburgers. We mock their ingredients, stare slack-jawed at their high sodium counts and blame them for our expanding waistlines. We consistently rank the Big Three burger chains — McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's — near the bottom of America's most satisfying fast-food options.Americans love fast-food hamburgers. Every year, we pound down millions of Big Macs, Whoppers and Dave's Singles, as if trying to confirm the outside world's opinion that many Americans have ground beef running through their veins. Despite our apparent distaste for Wendy's, Burger King and McDonald's when a pollster calls, we have consistently made these companies among the highest grossing fast-food chains in America.What gives? Are we hypocrites? Addicted to cheap food? Or maybe we're just too weak to avoid one of the thousands of locations of McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's that dot the landscape?I have an alternative theory: Intellectually, we may embrace … [Read more...] about I tried the Big Mac, Whopper and Dave’s Single. They share the same major flaw.
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Wendi McLendon-Covey is opening up about "the worst experience" she's ever had in Hollywood.Currently starring on long-running ABC sitcom "The Goldbergs," McLendon-Covey co-wrote and appeared in a recently-released film "Cook Off!" -- but the story behind the improvised comedy is quite the tale. Though the movie hit theaters in the fall of 2017, it was actually filmed back in 2007 before being shelved for a decade.Not much was really known about why the film sat unreleased for 10 years, so AOL Entertainment asked the actress about it while catching up with her at her "Dishervention" event with Cascade this week."I'll tell you what I can tell you," McLendon-Covey started. "That was one of the most painful, frustrating experiences for me and probably the worst experience I’ve ever had in this business."SEE ALSO: 'Real Housewives of New York' star Carole Radziwill teases move made 'in solidarity' with Luann de Lesseps after arrest"We filmed it, we took it to … [Read more...] about Wendi McLendon-Covey revealed the ‘painful’ story behind why ‘Cook Off!’ was shelved for 10 years
NOEL Edmonds is a veteran TV presenter known for his beard, extensive wardrobe of floral shirts and the many famous shows he has been involved with. However, some of his more controversial views have tainted his image in recent years. Here's what we know about the Deal Or No Deal host... Who is Noel Edmonds, how old is he and what is his background? Noel Edmonds is a 69-year-old TV presenter and former radio DJ. The thrice-married telly host was born in 1948 in London and, after sending out tapes across Europe, his first showbiz job was as a newsreader for Radio Luxembourg. From there he bagged a job hosting various shows on BBC Radio One in 1969, where he would remain until 1983. During the 1970s his TV career also took off as he hosted Top Of The Pops, and kids' show Multi-Coloured Swap Shop on Saturday mornings. He also presented at the 1980 Eurovision Song Contest, and hosted telly shows Lucky Numbers and Juke Box Jury, as well as the original motoring series Top Gear. It was on … [Read more...] about What is Noel Edmonds’ net worth, why’s he suing Lloyds, when was he a victim of fraud and how old is he?
Gone are the days of the Nigerian Prince scam, which is often discussed anecdotally about how easy it is to recognize a scam and to joke about those that fall victim. However, complacently believing that email scams are easily discovered has opened the door for criminals to hone their craft and target unsuspecting and unprepared victims.What is the Human Factor?Criminals have recognized that the user behind the computer screen remains the most vulnerable security feature when attempting to compromise and defraud a company or individual. Exploiting the 'human factor' can be done simply and cheaply without using any special tools, malware, or technical knowledge. With only a small amount of research, threat actors can effectively impersonate a trusted source of a targeted company.'Human factor' vulnerabilities are exposed by the inadvertent and non-malicious actions of someone from inside a company, for example clicking on a phishing link, misplacing unencrypted devices, or tossing … [Read more...] about We’re Only Human: Why Business Email Compromise Scams Still Work
Black Mirror viewers were thrown for a loop when the third season of the horror anthology series delivered a happy ending. The season three episode, "San Junipero," became an instant cultural phenomenon and nabbed creator Charlie Brooker two Emmy nominations for standing out among an otherwise tantalizingly bleak universe of techno-paranoia. The 1987 California-set episode — with its neon palette, nostalgic soundtrack and oceanside optimism — came at the perfect time and in the wake of both the U.S. presidential election and Brexit. Brooker, along with executive producer Annabel Jones, brought his BBC dystopian series to Netflix with the six-episode third season in late October 2016. "It was the first episode I wrote for season three and it was a conscious effort to blow up what I thought a Black Mirror episode was," Brooker told The Hollywood Reporter during a recent sit-down with Jones. The pair stressed that if nothing else, their intent is always to deliver the … [Read more...] about ‘Black Mirror’ Bosses on “San Junipero” Sequel and an Unpredictable Season 4