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Burger King Mascot Gives Away Free Whoppers at McDonalds During Prank

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 1 comment

It's been a long time since we've seen Burger King's creepy King mascot—BK cut him out of their ad campaigns last year—but thanks to Atlanta-based "surreal comedy group" The Woodcreek Faction, your nightmares may be reignited by this video of a prancing King handing out free Whoppers at a McDonald's in Rome, Georgia. More

10 of the Funniest, Strangest, Grossest Ramens

The Ramen Rater 18 comments

Over 30 years of trying ramens, after sampling over 650 different unique varieties, I'll be the first to admit that they're not all good. So here's the Ramen Rater's official list of funny, strange, and gross instant noodles. More

Video: New Skittles Ad, Cute Cat and Weird Man Involved

J. Kenji López-Alt 14 comments

Check out this new Skittles "Touch The Rainbow" commercial and prepare to be cuted-out, followed by totally weirded-out. I honestly wish the commercial was just the first half but for much longer. As it stands, it reminds me of the weird Burger King "Creepy King" ads. Enough with the creepiness already—bring on more cute, please! You all with me here? Watch the video and decide. More

Weird Blog Alert: Bread People

Robyn Lee 8 comments

Rye Romano. Crostini Ricci. Bao Wow. Pumpernickelas Cage. Ever think about what celebrities would look like if they changed their names to bread-inspired puns? Probably not, but Bread People is here to show you. [via Buzzfeed] More

Video: Agamemnon and Legolambnon

Robyn Lee 3 comments

Did you ever hear that song about the great Greek warrior Agamemnon and his singing leg of lamb, Legolambnon? You haven't? Well. Now's your chance. More

Video: Cats Morphing Into Croissants

Robyn Lee 14 comments

You'll never look at curled up cats the same way again. Croissants! All of them! More

Fake Japanese Food iPhone Covers

Robyn Lee 7 comments

Make your iPhone look less sleek and more edible with these Japanese food-themed iPhone covers from Strapya World. Choose between Bento, Sunny Side Up Egg with Bacon, Tonkatsu, and Yakisoba, available for pre-order for $43.20 each. [via Unique Daily] More

MRIs of Fruits and Vegetables = Whoaaa

Robyn Lee 4 comments

Take a trippy journey through the innards of fruits, vegetables, and fungi at Inside Insides, a blog of MRI scans of produce. I could look at this artichoke all day—the cantaloupe, less so (it makes me think of lampreys). [via Metafilter] More

Video: Japanese Cup Noodle Commercial with Cheese and Pepper Aliens

Robyn Lee 5 comments

It's the same old story: One moment you're just sitting in the forest under a light snowfall while enjoying a cup of Milk Seafood Cup Noodles, then Cheese and Pepper aliens suddenly jump out from behind the trees and shoot cheese and pepper out of their fingertips and into your cup. Soon your screams of horror turn into gushes of gastronomic delight. Thus is the magic of Cheese and Pepper aliens. And instant noodles. More

How to Make a Steve Jobs Cheese Head

Robyn Lee 10 comments

Carve Steve's head out of a block of mozzerella, add some black pepper for hair, stick on a pair of glasses, and you've got the perfect centerpiece for your iPad launch party. Check out the instructions for making a Steve Jobs Cheese Head and suggestions for how to serve it at The Cooks' Den. More

Creamwolf, a Game About an Ice Cream Man by Day, Werewolf by Night

Sweets Robyn Lee 9 comments

This game will teach you one of life's most important lessons: what it's like to be a werewolf who sells ice cream out of a truck during the day and lures customers back to his hideout at night. More

Video: Weird IHOP Commercial (1969)

Robyn Lee 15 comments

This IHOP commercial from 1969 features everything you love about America's favorite house of pancakes: happy family members running in slow motion while carrying giant clusters of balloons, a voiceover that sounds like a chipmunk, unappetizing-looking food...wait, what? More

Danish Machine Makes Long Egg Packaging

Erin Zimmer 9 comments

The Danish SANOVO 6-32 machine (aka "the long egg machine") was invented in 1974 to produce egg pieces that are about almost 8 inches long. Or we can just keep pretending that long eggs come from really long chickens. More

Video: 'Star Wars'-Themed Sea Chicken Commercial from Japan (1978)

Robyn Lee 5 comments

Nothing bring the Imperial forces and the Rebel Alliance together quite like good ol' canned tuna (aka "sea chicken") from Hagomoro Foods. Behold 30 seconds of the most WTF-inducing tuna advertising you've ever seen, after the jump.... More

Video: Watermelon Half-Pipe Performance Art on a Japanese Game Show

Robyn Lee 4 comments

It's the skill you didn't know you were missing: smoothly eating across a watermelon slice with a snowboarder painted on your face so it looks like the snowboarder is using the watermelon as a half-pipe.... More

Buy a Home, Get Pork and Beans

Robyn Lee 10 comments

[Image: The Daily Herald] For the not-very-discerning home buyer easily swayed by canned food, Consumerist reports that Clayton Homes in Tennessee is wooing buyers with the offer of a free can of pork and beans with purchase of a house (the ad is viewable at The Daily Herald). It's only valid until December 31, so you better get that home now. Or else you'll have to go to a supermarket. [via Neatorama]... More

Video: Crappy Canadian Thanksgiving with Ellen Page and Justin Long

Erin Zimmer 5 comments

Welp, it's that time of the year again. Crappy Canadian Thanksgiving. In this pretty twisted video, Canadian actress Ellen Page celebrates with the typical poutine, Degrassi, and a little too much Canadian Club. But what did her pals, including that harmless-looking Justin Long, really mean by coming over for dinner. Yeah, that was the twisted part. Watch the video after the jump.... More

Collection of Stuck Tic Tacs

Robyn Lee 3 comments

[Photographs: Flip Flop Flyin'] Craig Robinson of Flip Flop Flyin collects many things that you do not, such as stuck Tic Tacs. Revel in their sad existence of confinement that no amount of hard shaking can free them from. [via presurfer] Related: Weird Food-Related Collections... More

Photo of the Day: Buddha-Shaped Pears

Robyn Lee 8 comments

[Photograph: Central European News] I'd feel funny chomping into the head of one of these Buddha-shaped pears, but they're popular in their home city of Hexia, China. Farmer Gao Xianzhang spent six years perfecting his Buddha pear-making craft, resulting in this season's crop of 10,000 pears, each one grown in its own mold. The price of one of these cute pears? About $8. Related Finally! A Heart-Shaped Watermelon Spherical Is Out: Human-Shaped is In... More

Finally! A Heart-Shaped Watermelon

Erin Zimmer 4 comments

[Photograph: Weird Asia News] If the square watermelon concept still kind of blows your mind, this will straight explode it. A Japanese farmer and his wife have cultivated a heart-shaped watermelon. "It was an act of love for the couple where they wanted the fruit of their labor to symbolize their feelings for each other," according to Weird Asia News. Each fruit, which took three years to perfect, is going for 15,750 yen ($160). Related Photo of the Day: Cute Teeth Eating Watermelon Pickled watermelon [Talk] Watermelon, Feta, and Arugula Salad... More

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