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Give the gift of farts that smell like chocolate this Christmas

French inventor Christian Poincheval, who in 2006 perfumed the putrid odor of flatulence with pills that give it a rose aroma, has added chocolate to his fart-scent menu just in time for the holiday season.


Passengers get out and push frozen Siberian plane

Siberian air passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52 degrees Celsius after its chassis froze, Russian prosecutors said Wednesday.


Mistletoe drones deployed across restaurant chain in the UK

Diners at TGI Fridays across the UK better be prepared to pucker up this holiday season, as the casual restaurant chain is deploying a fleet of drones strapped with sprigs of mistletoe across its British locations.


Baskin-Robbins creates turkey-shaped ice cream cake

Baskin-Robbins has taken the concept of cold turkey literally, by creating a special Thanksgiving turkey-shaped ice cream cake.


Toyota reveals SpongeBob concept car

Car designers draw their inspiration from many different places -- nature, sci-fi novels, the works of Picasso or Matisse. And in the case of the concept car currently gracing Toyota's LA Auto Show stand, the popularity and peculiarities of a certain Nickelodeon cartoon character.


YouTube sensation 'Tiny Hamster' serves absurdly small Thanksgiving meal

The folks who pitted a world hot dog eating champion against YouTube sensation Tiny Hamster and created thimble-sized burritos for their furry rodent friend are at it again, this time with a Thanksgiving feast with all the impossibly small fixings.


It's ramen. It's a donut. No, it's the 'ramnut'

Take the ramen burger, breed it with the Cronut, and what do you get? The ramnut, part ramen, part donut, and arguably, the weirdest Frankenfood to come out of an American kitchen this year.


Brace yourselves: Mountain Dew testing Doritos-flavored fizzy drink

What was first dismissed as a hoax has been confirmed to be the real thing: Mountain Dew has found a way to turn nacho cheese-flavored Doritos into a fizzy, liquid drink.


Smart shaker lets anyone make perfect cocktails

In the age of the Internet of Things, a cocktail shaker connected to a smartphone can allow a novice to create beverages worthy of expert mixologists. Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, the B4RM4N uses connected technology and sensors to measure ingredients and shaking times with unprecedented accuracy, ensuring the perfect cocktail every time.


England gets its first cereal-themed breakfast cafe

Calling all Jerry Seinfelds of the world who harbor a particular enthusiasm for breakfast cereals: A cafe that serves 100 different cereals from around the world is set to open its doors in London.