News Bites: The Worst Tippers in the U.S. and New Sunny Delight

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Read on for the June 10, 2014 edition of News Bites.

America's Cheapest Tippers

Harris Poll surveyed 2,000 adults in the U.S. and found that 70 percent of the of the diners leave between 15 to 20 percent for good service. The survey also found that diners in the Midwest tipped the least. Twenty-six percent of the diners said that they tipped less than 15 percent. The most generous tippers seem to cluster in the Northeast, where they tip about 19 percent of the bill.

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Sunny Delight Grows Up.

The company that brought you SunnyD is now launching an energy drink. SunnyD X is a carbonated energy drink that comes in orange, fruit punch and lemon lime flavors. So far, the drink is available at select grocery stores in Philadelphia, Boston and Washington D.C.

Image Credit: Twitter via SunnyD

Lucky Charms Supports Diversity.

For LGBT Pride Month, Lucky Charms has come out in support of the LGBT community with a hashtag #LuckyToBe that celebrates diversity and encourages fans to share what makes them lucky.

Image Credit: Twitter via Lucky Charms

Gardening in Prison

Certain prisons are trying to teach inmates about gardening. Many of the gardening programs supply food to nearby restaurants and homeless shelters, not to mention their own cafeterias. The gardening programs have even been shown to decrease relapse into criminal behavior as well.

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Scarce Water for California Farmers

Some farmers in California have been paying 50 or even 100 times more for water than people who live an hour away. California has a various methods of obtaining water. Some people get it from wells, others from melting snow. Farmers in the Central Valley are suffering because water isn't moving towards them anymore and water is not an easily sold commodity.

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Hungry for More News Bites?

Yesterday, News Bites ate up Taco Bell's new Quesarito and the New York Rangers Cronut.

Image Credit: Twitter via Taco Bell

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A recent survey revealed where the cheapest tippers in America reside. Can you guess where?

In other News:

  • Sunny Delight tries out a new drink.
  • Lucky Charms comes out in support of LGBT pride.
  • Certain prisons are teaching inmates this helpful skill.
  • Water is getting expensive for some California farmers.

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