Bride Celebrates Wedding At KFC — 2 Decades After Mom & Dad Did The Same At McDonald's

After getting hitched at the register office in the English city of Bristol on Saturday, a pair of newlyweds and their party of 30 strolled on over to KFC to chow down on various forms of fried food. But for the new bride, having her wedding reception at a fast food joint wasn’t just an inexpensive way to celebrate, it’s also a family tradition. [More]

Airport Introduces Hologram "Staff" Members

Airport Introduces Hologram "Staff" Members

Rather than just running a plain ol’ video or audio loop instructing travelers on liquid restrictions and other topics, Manchester Airport in the UK has unveiled a pair of holograms it hopes will speed up the lines at the security checkpoints. [More]

Apple Calls Woman To Tell Her She's Won $10,000; Woman Hangs Up On Apple

Apple Calls Woman To Tell Her She's Won $10,000; Woman Hangs Up On Apple

While it’s a good rule of thumb to hang up the phone on anyone who calls you to tell you that you won a contest, a woman in the UK almost found herself without a $10,000 prize when she didn’t believe it was Apple on the other end of the line. [More]

UK Asks McDonald's, Pepsi, KFC To Help Write Health Policy

UK Asks McDonald's, Pepsi, KFC To Help Write Health Policy

In a move that seems as sensible as asking your creepy uncle who just got out of jail to babysit for the weekend, the UK is looking to such luminaries in the health food industry as McDonald’s, KFC and Pepsi for assistance in writing government policy on obesity and other health problems. [More]

Man Dies After Ingesting Enough Caffeine For 70 Energy
Drinks

Man Dies After Ingesting Enough Caffeine For 70 Energy Drinks

A 23-year-old man in the UK has passed away after he reportedly ingested “spoonfuls” of powdered caffeine at a party. [More]

Which Is Worse To Find In Your KFC: Chicken Brain Or Kidney?

Which Is Worse To Find In Your KFC: Chicken Brain Or Kidney?

A KFC customer in the UK is fuming mad — and claims to have missed days of work due to mental distress — after he bit into his order of fried chicken only to find a bit of mystery material that appeared to be some sort of organ. [More]

Couple: Negative TripAdvisor Review Get Us Tossed From Hotel

Couple: Negative TripAdvisor Review Get Us Tossed From Hotel

A pair of vacationers in the UK say they recently got the boot from a hotel in the seaside town of Blackpool after the manager accused them of writing a negative review on travel site TripAdvisor.com. [More]

UK Bans Ice Cream Ad Featuring Pregnant Nun

UK Bans Ice Cream Ad Featuring Pregnant Nun

It’s not surprising that some people might be a bit offended by an ad that tries to sell ice cream by using a photo of a pregnant nun. What is surprising is that the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has actually banned the ad for fear of ticking off Catholics. [More]

What Happens When You Let 100 Cats Loose Inside An IKEA?

What Happens When You Let 100 Cats Loose Inside An IKEA?

Who knows better than cats what the most comfortable and interesting spaces in your house are? That’s the idea behind a new commercial for IKEA. To get the crucial kitty footage, one hundred cats were–why not?–let loose inside the Wembley store after hours to romp and nap for the cameras. [More]

Strip Clubs Banned From Advertising Jobs At UK Employment Offices

Strip Clubs Banned From Advertising Jobs At UK Employment Offices

Times are tough everywhere. Which means desperate people will consider taking jobs, like stripping or performing nude on a web cam, they wouldn’t otherwise have considered. But the government in the UK doesn’t want to encourage its citizens to find these types of sexy jobs and has banned a certain class of employers from advertising at tax-funded employment offices. [More]

Burger King And Coca Cola Both Caught Badvertising In The UK

Burger King And Coca Cola Both Caught Badvertising In The UK

It hasn’t been a good week on the other side of the pond for Burger King or Coca Cola. The fast food company got a kick in the rear for misleading customers about the size of its chicken sandwich, while the cola giant is left having to tell little kids not to Google “2 girls 1 cup” after a failed Facebook campaign. [More]

We Gained Five Pounds Just Looking At This Lasagna Sandwich

We Gained Five Pounds Just Looking At This Lasagna Sandwich

In case lasagna, with its layers of pasta and cheese, isn’t fattening enough for you, a grocery store chain in the UK has introduced something that might be right up your carbo-loading alley — a pre-made lasagna sandwich. [More]

Why Does The UK Get Healthier McNuggets Than We Do?

Why Does The UK Get Healthier McNuggets Than We Do?

When one thinks of British cuisine — bangers and mash, fish and chips, shepherd’s pie — one doesn’t necessarily think of health food. But, at least when it comes to McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets, our funny-speaking friends across the Atlantic are getting the less-caloric end of the deal. [More]

Like Juice Boxes For Winos: Single-Serve Wine Glasses

Like Juice Boxes For Winos: Single-Serve Wine Glasses

Have you ever looked at a glass of wine and thought, “I really wish someone would make wine in sealed, single-serve cups”? Well, apparently your fairy bartender was listening, because a man in the UK has come up with the biggest innovation in wine since Whitesnake announced their hot-tub-ready zinfandel. [More]

School Bans Domino's Pizza Deliveries To Campus

School Bans Domino's Pizza Deliveries To Campus

When I was a young and hungry college student, my roommates and I had the three pizza places in town all on speed dial, and I know we weren’t the only ones. But now comes news that a school in the UK has thrown a wrench into its students in-room dining plans by issuing a ban on deliveries of Domino’s Pizza. [More]

UK Mom Charging $22 For 4 Oz. Bottle Of Breast Milk

UK Mom Charging $22 For 4 Oz. Bottle Of Breast Milk

Several months ago, I wrote about an episode of Fox medical dramedy House where a cancer patient asked for a prescription for breast milk because he thought he could get the insurance company to pay for it. And as some commenters pointed out, there is indeed a black market for the liquid. Now one woman in England is happily telling the world about her burgeoning breast milk business. [More]

Gamers Have Reactions Of Fighter Pilots, Bodies Of 60-Year Old Chain Smokers

Gamers Have Reactions Of Fighter Pilots, Bodies Of 60-Year Old Chain Smokers

To see if gamers count as athletes, a British researcher subjected a whole bunch of professional gamers to a battery of tests. He found that while mentally, in terms of reflexes and reaction time they were on par with world-class athletes, physically, they were slothbags. [More]

Taco Bell To Begin Plaguing The Bowels Of England This Summer

Taco Bell To Begin Plaguing The Bowels Of England This Summer

The people of England may need to upgrade their plumbing — Taco Bell is coming to the UK later this summer. [More]