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Huh, so *this* is what eating 10,000 calories worth of McDonald's looks like

We just got a peak at what eating 10,000 calories of McDonald’s looks like, and we’re amazed. Super-eater (yep…there’s a such thing) and YouTube …

Move Over Cronut, a Japanese Cafe Invented the Udon-ut

There’s nothing the world loves as much as fusing two foods together, with bonus points for if we wind up with something fried and covered in sugar, …

Doughnuts

McDonald's Is Selling Pumpkin Chocolate French Fries Because It's Fall, People

Everyone knows that salty and sweet together make the perfect treat, so the wizards at McDonald’s in Japan decided to put that information to use in …

McDonald's

Indonesia seizes hundreds of frozen pangolins

Authorities find more than 650 critically endangered pangolins hidden in freezers in Java<p>Indonesian authorities have seized more than 650 critically endangered pangolins found hidden in freezers and arrested a man for allegedly breaking wildlife protection laws, police said on Friday.<p>Related: …

pangolins

Robot roti maker gets set to ship to U.S. backers who've waited 2 years

SINGAPORE — It's kept pre-order customers waiting for two years, but the Rotimatic is finally ready to make its maiden voyage to U.S. …

Indian Breads

Man dies in Japan's most dangerous festival

Japan's most dangerous religious festival has claimed its first life this year after a participant fell more than 40 feet from a tree trunk that was being raised in the grounds of a shrine in Nagano Prefecture, northern Japan.<p>Police identified the man as Yukihiro Kusakabe, a resident of the town of …

Chasing Coffee with a Nap Is the Key to Feeling Your Most Alert

The "coffee nap" combo delivers a double shot of energy, science says.<p>We've already told you that naps are good for you. And we're pretty big fans of coffee around here, too. But have you ever thought about combining the two? Turns out that when you chase a cup of Joe with a short nap, it can …

Coffee

Swedish Pranksters Create Underwater Art and Underground Galleries

Erik and Nils Petter go to ridiculous lengths to make people laugh and think.<p>A trip down to the public canal in your city reveals the giant face of a baby staring back up at you from below the flowing stream. The ghostly image of a girl floats beneath the brackish waters of a public pond, her …

Giant Shanghai slide sparks fear and satire on Chinese internet

<b>A giant five-storey slide recently unveiled in a Shanghai shopping centre has sparked fear and awe on Weibo, the Chinese microblogging site.</b><p>The slide will open in the Printemps mall in the coming weeks, say reports.<p>Pictures posted by Weibo user Jinrouxiongguimiaoxingren last week have spread online …

take a trip to tokyo's weird and wonderful cafes

Dean Kissick goes on an adventure through all the strange and frightening cafes Tokyo has to offer.<p>In a plain white stairwell in Harajuku I join a queue of small Japanese children and their parents. We're waiting outside the recently opened Kawaii Monster Café that was dreamt up by artist and …

Assault with a deadly weapon: Florida man charged with throwing alligator into Wendy’s

Authorities in Florida have arrested a man accused of throwing a live alligator through a restaurant’s drive-through window.<p>Investigators identified Joshua James, of Jupiter, Fla., as the man who tossed the 3½-foot reptile into a Wendy’s last fall, according to a Florida Fish and Wildlife …

Hong Kong Sees Violent Start to Chinese New Year as Protesters Clash With Police

Xaume Olleros—AFP/Getty Images<p>Xaume Olleros—AFP/Getty Images<p>AP<p>Xaume Olleros—AFP/Getty Images<p>Carlos Barria—Reuters<p>Chris McGrath—Getty Images<p>Dale de la …

Hong Kong

'This is hell': British man held in Myanmar for 14 months without charge pleads for help

A 29-year-old man from Britain has been held in Myanmar’s most notorious jail for 14 months without formally being charged with any crime, he has told the Guardian.<p>Niranjan Rasalingam, an accountant from Croydon, was arrested in December 2014 alongside three Indian nationals on suspicion of …

North Korea launches long-range rocket

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into space, its state-run TV said, an action immediately condemned by the United States as "destabilizing and provocative."<p>Carrier rocket Kwangmyongsong blasted off from the Sohae Space Center at 9 a.m Sunday local time, …

Serial moves to a biweekly episode schedule

Bad news, <i>Serial</i> listeners (and <i>The Serial Serial</i> listeners)—the wait between episodes just became a little more excruciating. According to <i>The New York</i> …

Prints of darkness: macabre vintage posters – in pictures

Before TV and radio, the main way of reaching the public was with large, eye-catching posters. Theatre, silent film and opera would be advertised with colourful images fixed to walls or fences. Most have been lost or destroyed, but Los Angeles art gallery Century Guild has a collection of peculiar …

McDonald’s revolutionary restaurant in Hong Kong might reveal the future of the brand

To celebrate McDonald's 40th anniversary in Hong Kong, the burger franchise opened a hyper-modern location called McDonald's Next, reports BrandChannel.<p>The new location, located in shopping hub Admiralty, takes the chain's Create Your Taste platform to another level of customization. While Create …

CRESCENT pendant in Arabic letter, K18 gold plated brass unique and exotic necklace, word picture jewelry

CRESCENT in Arabic pendant (brass on chain)<br>Matching bracelet is here<br>https://www.etsy.com/listing/384440578/crescent-bracelet-in-arabic-letter-k18<p>Designed with beautiful curvy letters in Arabic<br>This is shaped with هلال (means crescent)<br>Full moon is great in real life but as a motif, this one is cuter, …

Kim band gone: North Korean leader's girl group cancels Beijing gigs

The Moranbong Band, which was formed by Kim Jong-un, visits China to cultivate ties between the two countries but then flies out without explanation

“Serial” season 2: The Bowe Bergdahl saga is off to a powerful and strange start

<b>(serialpodcast.org/Meredith Heuer/AP/US Army)</b><p>The celebrated podcast digs into Bergdahl’s story, riddled with mysteries and political debate<p>Scott Timberg<p>December 10, 2015 5:17pm (UTC)<p>The bizarre story of Bowe Bergdahl, the army sergeant who left his post in Afghanistan and spent almost five years in …

Bowe Bergdahl

This guy makes a ton of money just by eating in front of a webcam in South Korea

Every night in his bedroom, Lee Changhyun broadcasts himself to tens of thousands of people tuning in to watch him eat roughly 4,000 calories worth of food. This show, he tells us, has become his full-time job. In Korea, this type of live eating show is called "mukbang," and it's blown up on …

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LOVE2 pendant in Arabic letter, K18 gold plated brass unique necklace, word picture jewelry

LOVE in Arabic pendant (brass on chain)<br>Matching bracelet is here<br>https://www.etsy.com/listing/290549015/love2-bracelet-in-arabic-letter-k18-gold<p>Designed with beautiful curvy letters in Arabic<br>This is shaped with حب (means love)<br>Can you see the letters in heart?<br>Heart shape motif is forever, ageless, …

There's a strange trend spreading from Japan of people posting videos of themselves making miniature meals

There's a strange but fun new video trend that started in Japan but is building up into a global YouTube phenomena: Miniature food.<p>The "Kawaii" (Japanese for "cute") food trend began building pace over the past year. YouTube creators are filming themselves cooking miniature meals using real …

Your coffee maker is a bacterial breeding ground

The office coffee maker isn’t just a gathering spot for gossip and awkward small talk. It’s also a breeding ground for a veritable zoo of bacteria, as researchers have found after conducting a microbiological survey of the waste trays of capsule-style coffee machines.<p>A team of microbiologists from …

Microbiology

No one knows why an ancient Japanese Buddha statue lost half its hair curls

Japanese academics scratch their heads over the conundrum of an ancient Buddha statue that appears to have lost its hair<p>An ancient Buddha statue in Japan is causing consternation among academics after apparently suffering from extensive hair loss, according to new research.<p>The Great Buddha of Nara, …

Line Art Used in Logo Design – 25 Great Concepts and Ideas

Creative logos created with abstract line artwork. Line art logo designs are very trendy and eye-catching for customers to recognize the logo design. …

Acclaimed Manga Artist Hisashi Eguchi Draws CD Jacket Illustration for Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra

59-year-old acclaimed manga artist/illustrator Hisashi Eguchi, best known for his baseball comedy manga <i>Susume!! Pirates</i> and transgender-themed <i>Stop!!</i> …

Manga

McDonald's Japan has a 48-piece McNugget meal that's blowing people's minds

As the fast food chicken war is heating up in the U.S., McNugget lovers in Japan are now able to get a whole bucket's worth in support their favorite idol singer.<p>McDonald’s Japan is releasing a 48-piece bucket of Chicken McNuggets that features idols from the J-Pop (aka Japanese pop) group NGT48-- …

Report: Apple plans to nix 3.5mm port on iPhone 7, require Lightning for wired headphones

Citing a reliable source, a report from Japanese blog Macotakara claims that Apple plans to remove the 3.5mm headphone port from the upcoming iPhone 7, helping to achieve a “more than 1mm” reduction in thickness compared to the iPhone 6s. While the screen shape and radius will remain similar, the …