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Denver Brewers Create Anti-Trump, ‘Pussy Riot’ Beer for Inauguration Day

President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial and sexist remarks, such as his vulgar comments about women from 2005, have awakened a feminist revolution in the United States. Six female brewers in Colorado have joined forces at Goldspot Brewing Company to create “Makin Noise: A Pussy Riot Beer” — named in honor of the provocative Russian female punk rock group — a bright red imperial saison aged on strawberry purée, to protest the Trump presidency on Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, Westword reported. The flavor was chosen by co-creators of the brewing event — Kelissa Hieber, head brewer at Goldspot Brewing, and Bess Dougherty, fellow Denver brewer — because of the stereotypical association between women and fruity beers. “It will look like a delicate beer, but it will knock you on your ass,” Dougherty told Westword. The purpose of this beer, according to a post from a private Facebook group, is to “combat the hate and oppression while also lending support and solidarity to the fight for equality.”

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Domino’s Is Releasing the First-Ever Wipeable Onesie for Greasy Fingers

Domino’s is releasing a pizza-patterned onesie made with a special stain-proof material for a limited time during 2017. The wipeable onesie comes with two giant pockets, presumably for you to store your breadsticks, sides, and sauces. Unfortunately, though, it’s only available for Irish pizza fans at the Rathmines location of Domino’s in Dublin, Ireland. If you’re lucky enough to score one of these fashionable pajama sets, they’re available for €25 ($26) and proceeds go to the charity Barrestown, a nonprofit based in Ireland for kids with cancer. They are also available at other Domino’s locations throughout the UK for similar prices. We’re hoping this pizza onesie thing catches on so Domino’s can bring the wipeable onesie to America.

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Actor Kal Penn Uses Prize Money From ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ to Support Palestinian Refugees

Competition was fierce during Monday night’s two-hour MasterChef Celebrity Showdown special in which celebrities competed in the kitchen to win money for charity. Kal Penn, actor and public servant, triumphed in the competition and donated his winnings to United Nations Relief and Works Agency, an organization that aids Palestinian refugees in the Middle East. “I'm thrilled to be helping UNRWA do its critical work in Gaza and Syria. They're a lifeline for so many families that have been struggling for decades to meet their basic needs and achieve their rights,” Penn said. Penn went head to head with actress Cheryl Hines of Son of Zorn with a “Mystery Box Challenge” of cooking with beer.

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Gives $2 Million to UC Davis Brewing Program

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. founder Ken Grossman and his wife, Katie Gonser, recently gave $2 million as a gift to the University of California, Davis, one of the top schools for brewing science in the United States. The generous donation will allow the brewing program to fund a full-time brewing position that will focus on mentoring and managing students, maintaining brewery equipment, and assisting classes in the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology program, according to the UC Davis website.

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Goya Donates 125,000 Pounds of Food and $10,000 to Local New Jersey Organizations

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Goya, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, is giving back to its local New Jersey community not only during the holiday season but for the rest of the year. Throughout 2017, the company will donate a total of 125,000 pounds of Goya products and $10,000 to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, one of New Jersey's oldest and largest social service agencies, according to a press release. "As an institution in the community, we strive to be a company of compassion and to do our part in helping others who need it the most, especially during the holiday season," Rafael Toro, director of public relations of Goya Foods, said in a statement.