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Get Paid $1,000 to Eat Cheese
Plus egg smuggling is a thing, and Trader Joe's releases its fan-favorite items
Cheese is one of my favorite foods (and might just be yours). If I only had one dish to eat for the rest of my days, it would be a good cheese board and some fresh, crusty bread. So, the ultimate job would be cheese eater. A company called Sleep Junkie is doing just that: It’s looking for “dairy dreamers” — people who will commit to eating cheese every night for three months and record what happens. The company — a website that reviews sleep products — will pay these “dairy dreamers $1,000 for their troubles. Apply here.
Trader Joe’s asked its loyal customer base to choose their favorite items. Over 18,000 people responded to the call from the California-based grocery chain and the results are in. Trader Joe’s released the nine most coveted items. From a sparkling apple beverage to mini ice cream cones to bananas (yes — bananas), here are the nine most beloved items at Trader Joe’s.
When Friends started airing in 1994, it wasn’t yet known that this sitcom about a group of friends in absurdly nice apartments in New York City would become one of the most beloved television shows of all time. Now, almost two decades after its last show, Friends has gotten a new crop of fans. This year, show your love with some candy hearts with Friends phrases on them. Candy heart maker, Brachs, has released the candy with 26 different phrases including "how u doin?," "pivot," "on a break" and "lbstr."
As avian flu continues to sweep through farms and feed prices rise, eggs have become extremely expensive — if you can find any in your local grocery store. The situation is so dire, that people are smuggling eggs into the U.S. from Mexico. Egg smuggling has risen 108 percent in the past few months, but before you decide to hide a dozen eggs in your car after your afternoon in Tijuana, know that smuggling eggs can bring disease into the country and comes with a hefty fine. A San Diego customs officer Tweeted the following warning: "As a reminder, uncooked eggs are prohibited entry from Mexico into the U.S. Failure to declare agriculture items can result in penalties of up to $10,000."