Back when KFC used to be Kentucky Fried Chicken there were rumors floating around that some hungry customer bit into what they thought was a piece of chicken only to find a juicy fried rat underneath the golden crust. The sensational story was eventually debunked by Snopes, but that didn't stop new rumors from flaring up, including one of the most recent stories spread by three different companies in China, who claimed on social media that KFC's mutant chickens had 6 wings and 8 legs. Today KFC filed a lawsuit against these companies, demanding $242,000 and an apology.
I remember the urban legend of rats from my youth. Engadget shares this nugget: Plant-based meat substitutes may soon be an option for fast food chicken. CNBC reports that KFC will start testing Beyond Fried Chicken at an Atlanta restaurant on August 27th. Yes, you could grab a bucket of chicken without feeling quite so […]
The new Colonel Sanders is RoboCop? I’m not even going to pretend to understand what is going on at KFC HQ but this is really happening. The campaign starts with a mockumentary video. Something about the Colonel’s Secret Recipe needing better protection. Of course, that’s where RoboCop comes in. He’s been reprogrammed with a new […]
A magazine named after something kids shouldn’t eat REALLY hates on a sandwich. Paste: And then you see something like KFC’s new Cheeto Sandwich, and you remember how it feels to take one look at a promotional image and feel the tiniest bit of vomit rising in the back of your throat. Good god, KFC. […]
In recent years, natural language processing technology and language translation technology have advanced greatly. The trouble is, language translation software typically comes in the form of apps. And while your mileage may vary on their usefulness, they share one thing in common: a serious drain on the battery for your smartphone, the very thing you’ll […]
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As cool as your smartphone is, it can’t do everything. When a job requires a little elbow grease, a multitool is a great thing to have around – and might just save your life in the right situation. Here’s a roundup of some of the latest multitool designs, which have come a long way since […]