Simply the Best: July 2015

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Things are heating up in TPOL land. Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the ill-fated decision to move to Mongolia. I’ll finally reveal how it all went down now that I’ve had a year to repress all my anger. But for today, let’s be happy and celebrate the best posts from July.

1. Man Vs. Food: The 2 POUND Burger Eating Contest

Let’s set the scene: The contest was if I could eat a 2 pound burger, 1 pound of fries, and a 32 OZ milkshake in 20 minutes.
Let’s set the scene: The contest was if I could eat a 2 pound burger, 1 pound of fries, and a 32 OZ milkshake in 20 minutes.

2. We Need Another Recession

A bad economy means good rates at Hilton Seychelles
A bad economy means good rates at Hilton Seychelles.

3. Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, A Case of Trademark Infringement

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Entering the lobby, guests are whisked away back to 1985. The carpet dates back to when Anaconda was a famous, thriving mining town.

4. Pho @Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

After fighting your way through the crowd and snapping a few of your own gems, head to the food court for gourmet cuisine including Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
After fighting your way through the crowd and snapping a few of your own gems, head to the food court for gourmet cuisine including Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

5. Canadiens Have It Bad

My cousin called me today in need of one of those ‘wanna get away’ trips. Unfortunately his departing country is Canada, a country that isn’t serviced by Southwest.
My cousin called me today in need of one of those ‘wanna get away’ trips. Unfortunately his departing country is Canada, a country that isn’t serviced by Southwest.

6. RedBird Trouble: Target’s New Computers

I gave the bird to the cashier and she tried to swipe it on her computer, tried to swipe it on the credit card machine and nothing happened.
I gave the bird to the cashier and she tried to swipe it on her computer, tried to swipe it on the credit card machine and nothing happened.

7. PayDay Loans: Germany’s Shady Solution for Greece

Let me tell you a story of an unconscionable business in the United States known as PayDay Loans.
Let me tell you a story of an unconscionable business in the United States known as PayDay Loans.

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