Tag: china

McDonald’s Japan Busts Out Tofu Nuggets Following Expired Meat Scandal

July 29, 2014 // 2:11 pm

McDonald’s Corp. found itself in quite a bind after an investigation revealed that chicken nugget supplier OSI Group LLC. had been mixing expired meat with newer supplies. As a result of the scandal, McDonald’s pulled all chicken and other items from menus at several locations throughout China and Japan.…

China Now Has Steamed Rice Vending Machines

June 17, 2014 // 4:06 pm

No offense, but we kind of figured this thing already existed. At the South China University of Technology, they’ve just installed new vending machines specifically designed to drop mushy dollops of steamed rice directly onto students’ clanking silver trays. How’s that for technology?

Installed in what looks like a…

This Ridiculous Bib Table for Two Will Force You to Actually Look at Your Date

May 29, 2014 // 7:45 am

Aziz Ansari said it best: the idea of marriage is insane. Two people who enjoy hanging out decide they’re only going to hang out with each other until they die, and they go around wearing metal circles on their fingers so everyone else is aware of the arrangement. If,…

China Debuts ‘Airpocalypse’ IPA, Inspired By Beijing’s Terribad Pollution

May 7, 2014 // 11:56 am

Beijing has a pollution problem. A really bad pollution problem. As of today, the air quality index in the China capital clocked in at 180 on a 500 point scale, with 100 – 150 being considered unhealthy for sensitive people such as senior citizens or those with lung disease,…

Robots Prepare and Serve Your Food at this Curious Restaurant

April 23, 2014 // 12:40 pm

The idea of robots replacing humans in the workforce has been thrown around a lot over the years. Now, it seems that the movement towards Robotic-rights took a major step forward with a restaurant that employees almost entirely machines.

The Robot Restaurant is located in China’s Heilongjiang Province. Employing…

Burger King Serving Creamy Orange PooPoo Smoothie — Yes Really

April 15, 2014 // 1:19 pm

Gotta love your unfortunate translations. Out in China, Burger King is now offering a nice, bright orange smoothie for summer, whose Chinese name means something like “mango ice smoothie with blow up pearls cold beverage.” In English though, it’s just “PooPoo.”

Coming from a place that thinks

How a Genius Used a First Class Ticket to Eat Free Airline Food for a Year

January 28, 2014 // 5:05 pm

Unless you really like security checkpoints and planes, an airport isn’t exactly a place we find much joy or utility, but not for one clever guy. You’ll be surprised after you read this story about how this guy totally hacked the airport system.

A Chinese…

McDonald’s China Unleashes Red Sausage Pork Burger and Chestnut Chicken Shrimp Burger

January 21, 2014 // 11:11 am

In celebration of Chinese New Year, McDonald’s is releasing two very unique burgers to their locations in China.  The new additions will be the Red Sausage Pork Burger and the Chestnut Grilled Chicken with Shrimp Sandwich. Both sandwiches are only available for a limited time through Feb. 11.

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