food
You Can Thank Japan For Inventing Convenient Sliced Mayonnaise

If you love slathering everything from chips, to tinned tuna, to BLT sandwiches in mayonnaise, but don’t always have the energy to squeeze a bottle, Japan has once again come to the aid of the lazy with packages of sliced mayonnaise. Read More >>

health
The National Trust Burys Cadbury’s Eggs For Good

Health campaigners and religious sorts have long found it odd that the National Trust encourages the consumption of Cadbury-brand chocolate eggs each year, as part of a series of nationwide Easter egg hunts it's been organising on its sites for more than a decade. That association is going to end from 2021, though, as the Trust seeks a method not involving chocolate bribery to get the young through its gates. Read More >>

food
McDonald’s Has Made Quarter Pounder Scented Candles

Today in "news so ridiculous it could only be true," McDonald's US has made a set of scented candles for each of the key ingredients of a Quarter Pounder, meaning if you light them all at the same time, you can smell the burger. Read More >>

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Here’s the Password to Get Your Two Free Pancakes at Bella Italia

It's Pancake Day on Tuesday the 25th of February, and we are excited. Read More >>

food
New Quality Street Chocolate is the First for 85 Years

The words 'Quality Street' don't often come up in conversation in February, but it seems Nestlé would like to remind us it exists now that the Christmas season has well and truly passed. Read More >>

food
Morrisons Frees the Egg-Layers from Their Cages

Supermarket Morrisons has done a positive thing for the good of the UK's poultry stocks, as it's become the first of the major supermarkets to go entirely free range and end the selling of eggs produced by hens forced to live in cages. Read More >>

food
The Salted Caramel Twix has Landed in the UK

There are a lot of very happy Twix fans in the UK today, because the much-requested Salted Caramel Twix is finally here. Read More >>

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Papa John’s Wants Women to Propose with £5,000 Dough-Encrusted Cufflinks

Since 2020 is a leap year, the patriarchal rules of our society graciously allow women in hetero relationships to propose to their men on the extra day (29th February). Although of course there are no laws against it and they can actually propose any time they damn well please. Read More >>

food
There’s a Quorn Shortage Because of Veganuary

It's a story that people would have found hard to believe just a few years ago, when Quorn – and indeed veganism – was still considered something of a punchline. But with rapidly swelling numbers of vegans, vegetarians, flexitarians and Veganuary participants, Quorn stocks have run seriously low in the UK. Read More >>

food
These Heinz Tomato Ketchup Truffles Were a Lot Tastier Than We Thought They’d Be

Heinz has teamed up with Fortnum & Mason once again for a special surprise this Valentine's Day - Tomato Ketchup truffles! Sounds disgusting. So of course, we had to try them. Read More >>

science
Scientists Turned McDonald’s Fryer Oil Into Plastic Resin For 3D Printed Models That Probably Smell Amazing

There are lots of reasons not to eat greasy deep-fried fast food, the least of which being the challenges involved with disposing of used cooking oil (clogged sewers). But researchers at the University of Toronto found a way to turn oil from a deep fryer into a light-sensitive plastic for 3D printers. Read More >>

food
McDonald’s Big Mac Special Sauce is Now on Sale and People are Actually Queuing Up for It

McDonald's Big Mac Special Sauce went on sale yesterday in laughably small 50ml pots, but the fast food chain was also giving away 200 bottles which may explain the size of the queues in Leicester Square. Read More >>

food
Greggs Concessions are Coming to Asda

New year dietary ambitions are about to go out of the window and shatter into a billion, tiny, flaky-crust pieces on the road below then be consumed by a dog, digested, and later pooed out somewhere unmentionable in an irreparable state, as beloved high street food provider Greggs has teamed up with Asda to bring hot sausage concessions to the land's supermarkets. Read More >>

food
Forget Your Love Sausage This Valentine’s Day – M&S is Flogging Heart-Shaped Cucumbers

Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and if your one true love has forsaken your love sausage, you're in luck with M&S' Love Cucumber. Read More >>

science
Here’s the Best Way to Make Fried Rice, According to Hungry Engineers

Scientists explored the physics of tossing fried rice in order to devise the “optimal regime” for producing the dish, according to a new paper. Read More >>