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This Study Of America’s Most Hated Foods Is Actually … Pretty Surprising

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Hater is a dating app that is much more sophisticated than Tinder, since it is geared more toward getting people together on old-fashioned dates rather than one-night stands.

The app helps determine what a couple’s mutual likes, dislikes, loves and hates are in order to determine compatibility. This actually results in a lot of really interesting data that can give us a pretty decent pulse check on America on any given topic.

Topics like “What is everyone’s least favorite food by state?” Check out some of the most surprising eats listed below.

 

Colorado – Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

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One problem with Cheetos is that it tends to get all over your fingers, which means you have to have a wet napkin at hand. Flamin’ Hot Cheetos also require a tall, cool drink to go along with them.

 

Texas – Steak Cooked Well Done

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Everybody, especially people from Texas, knows better than to cook steak well done. Such meat tends to be tough with a little burnt flavoring. Leave a little pink inside the steak to retain a juicy, tender texture.

 

California – Chick-Fil-A

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The distaste for Chick-Fil-A in California is puzzling, since it is the most tender and delicious fast food chicken available. The disdain could be political, since the owner of the chain very publicly opposes same-sex marriage, and California is a very liberal state.

 

Idaho – Dim Sum

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Do people in Idaho even know what dim sum is? This dish may be so unpopular due to Idaho’s unfamiliarity with the tasty eat rather than actual experience. It’s really quite good.

 

Oklahoma – Veggie Burgers

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Veggie burgers tend to be awful, even for those people who avoid the eating of meat for health or ethical reasons. Until advances in food technology bring about artificial meat, there is nothing like the ground beef that comes from a cow.

 

Ohio – Pesto

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Why anyone, even people in Ohio, would dislike pesto, that lovely confection of olive oil, garlic, herbs and grated cheese, is a mystery. Perhaps people in that fine state are just not doing it right or maybe it’s the green color that is off-putting.

 

New Jersey – Gas Station Wine

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The fact that people in New Jersey won’t buy their wine from a gas station is the best thing ever said about that state. What would one use gas station wine for anyway? To clean auto parts?

 

Michigan – Cold Pizza

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Hot pizza, fresh out of the oven, is one of the living proofs that God exists and that He loves us. Even so, cold pizza is to be preferred to no pizza at all. In any case, the microwave will fix things pretty nicely.

 

Massachusetts – Mayonnaise On Fries

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Mayonnaise on fries, it is said, is a Canadian affectation and thus not very popular in the United States. Fries were made for ketchup or, at least, hot sauce. Mayo should remain on sandwiches.

 

West Virginia – Tofu

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Tofu is rubbery, bland, and a great argument against veganism. At best it should be rendered into tiny chunks and put into a Chinese-style hot and sour soup.

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Can You Believe These Celebs Are Turning 50 This Year?

It can be easy to not see celebrities as actual people. The temptation to view actors and musicians as nothing more than their forever-young movie characters, song lyrics and magazine photos is all too real. But they are people – flesh and blood humans with very real ages. And as every year passes, they grow older, just like everyone else. The difference is they age in the entertainment spotlight, where bad angles and poor lighting can’t be avoided, yet somehow they seemingly manage to remain untouched by the sands of time. We’ve compiled a list of your favorite celebrities who are turning 50 in 2019. Warning: It might be hard to believe!

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Here’s Who Your Favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Is Dating In Real Life

HBO fantasy epic Game of Thrones is best known as a show that brilliantly incorporates violence and drama into a complex plot line – and for killing off everyone’s favorite characters when they least expect it. But amid the chaos that consumes Westeros in this medieval fiction, there are some notable love stories: Jon Snow and Ygritte; Ned and Catelyn Stark; Jaime and Cersei Lannister – and more recently, Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen. But have you ever considered who the stars that play these characters are dating in real life? We’ve compiled a list, and you might find some of the pairings surprising.

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The Way They Were: Celebs Reflect on Relationships Past

They say hindsight is 20/20, and certainly it would seem that a little time and distance has given these celebs a little clarity when looking back on their past high profile relationships. Sure, in the moment everyone wants to play nice and no one is pointing any fingers, but after taking time to reflect, these stars are revealing what really went down in their relationship. Turns out making it work is hard, even in Hollywood. And breaking up in the spotlight seems to be even harder. Thankfully, years after all those hurt feelings have faded, there’s some lessons these A-listers would like you to learn.

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