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Cool McDonalds World

While McDonalds may offer limited time items here in the US, there are some things you won't find, like this Twilight Menu exclusive to Singapore locations. These items are available from 6pm to 4am only, and include Midnight Delight (brownies a la mode), Pink Grapefruit McFizz, and Sunset Dream. Continue reading for more cool and unusual items from menus around the world.

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Lyla Hogan

For those who don't already know, The French Laundry is a French restaurant located in Yountville, California, in the Napa Valley. The chef and owner of the French Laundry is Thomas Keller. Since 2006, it has been awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide to San Francisco. It was called "the best restaurant in the world, period" by Anthony Bourdain. Now imagine taking a 4-year-old to this restaurant and asking them what they think of their food. That's where Lyla Hogan comes in, and her reactions are priceless. Continue reading to see what she thought of the $300 meal.

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Weird Kit Kat

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Green Tea Kit-Kats are nothing new, but what about Kinako Ohagi, Chunky Peanut Butter, and Ginger Ale? The origins of what is now known as the "Kit Kat" brand go back to 1911, when Rowntree's, a confectionery company based in York in the United Kingdom, trademarked the terms "Kit Cat" and "Kit Kat". Although the terms were not immediately used, the first conception of the Kit Kat appeared in the 1920s, when Rowntree launched a brand of boxed chocolates entitled "Kit Cat". This continued into the 1930s, when Rowntree's shifted focus and production onto its "Black Magic" and "Dairy Box" brands. Continue reading to see some weird, yet real, flavors from around the world.

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McDonalds Marriage

There's nothing wrong with stopping by your local 24-hour fast food restaurant for a late night snack, but when you use a McDonalds McChicken to propose, it might be taking things too far. Unfortunately (or fortunately), that is one of the least crazy things you'll find here. Other examples include: punching a worker because they forgot something, calling the police over a food shortage, and lost more. Continue reading to see them all.

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Panda Toast
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What do you get when you combine pandas with toast? This nifty invention from Japan-based Jbox of course. After toasting your bread, place this stencil-like accessory on top of it, press down, fold where instructed, and you'll have a bear that's ready to eat, or to hold up a small tomato. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Pizza Cats Japan

Everyone knows the internet loves cats, and that's why Pizza Hut Japan decided to use the adorable animals for their latest promotional campaign. Tencho, Hime, Dora, and Detch, are the four newest cat employees their Pizza Cat! store, a fictional Pizza Hut location being run by the animals. In 2012, the company counted more than 6,000 Pizza Hut restaurants in the United States, and more than 5,139 store locations in 94 other countries and territories around the world. Continue reading for four more videos.

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DestapaBanana

Some people just don't like the taste of plain bananas, but now thanks to a little gadget called DestapaBanana, you're able to fill them with chocolate, caramel, and lots more. Simply remove the core, pump in whatever your heart desires, and you're ready to enjoy. Did you know that Bananas are actually a human invention from around 5000 B.C.? They were originally full of seeds until banana hybrids were created, making them seedless. Continue reading for a hands-on video demonstration.

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Why walk to the kitchen to heat up your next meal, when you could just use the Brainwave? This USB-powered microwave oven was created by London-based designer Steve Gates to give "as much time as possible to concentrate on their work. Sure, you may be limited to microwavable dinners, but one cool feature is that it supposedly will recognize what you put inside so you'll never have an overcooked dried out meal again. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Though SpreadThat won't toast your bread while slicing through it, like the concept above, this innovative knife did take home the prestigious 2014 IF product design award. It's capable of slicing straight through a stick of butter, with little effort, without requiring electricity. That's because it is equipped with an efficient heat conducting technology that utilizes the body heat from the user. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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Not just any motorcycle, the Hormel Black Label Bacon-Fueled Motorcycle, manufactured by EVA Products BV, is based on the Track T800 CDI motorcycle. Its 800cc three-cylinder diesel engine has been engineered to run on 100% biodiesel made from bacon grease. Other modifications include, a lowered suspension, upgraded gas tank, fenders, headlights, taillights, and a new seat upholstered with genuine pig leather to boot. The company claims that it gets 100 miles per gallon and can go from 0 to 60 in six seconds flat. However, the best feature is that the exhaust smells like bacon. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what humans look like in ultraviolet light.

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