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The Rice Krispie Treat Milkshake

What do you get when you add Rice Krispies and marshmallow fluff to a milkshake? A Rice Krispie treat milkshake! Yummy! Link Via The Laughing Squid

Does Wedding Rice Really Make Birds Explode?

Getty Images Throwing rice at a newly married couple has been a tradition for thousands of years, possibly going back as far as the ancient Assyrians and Egyptians. The idea is to give the newlyweds good luck, fertility, and abundance using this symbol of a good crop. More recently, wedding meddlers have cautioned against throwing rice [...]

Rice Krispie Treat Art

Doesn’t this “Rice Krispmas Tree” look great? A tree like that wouldn’t last long at my house! But it’s only the first of a long list of artful and tasty things people have made out of Rice Krispies Treats. Sculptures, pop culture figures, architecture, see them at at The Desonesto Doctrine. Link

Five Potentially Great Power Couples (and why they never made it)

1. Bobby Fischer and Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand, the future Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner, actually attended the same Brooklyn high school as Bobby Fischer, who at the time was already competing in and winning international chess tournaments. Streisand later confided that she had a crush on the chess player, saying that he “was always [...]

Snap, Crackle, and Pop

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. “Snap”, “Crackle,” and “Pop” have been the world-famous symbols of Rice Krispies since 1933. Rice Krispies was first marketed by Kellogg’s in 1927. As a breakfast cereal, it was first released to the public in 1928. “Snap”, “Crackle,” and [...]

3-year-old weighs over nine stone

Lu Hao from China has entered the news recently for all the wrong reasons – he weighs 132lbs. The hungry youngster can get through three bowls of rice…

The Last Breakfast

Brian Stuckey spent 3 months drawing The Last Breakfast, where all your favorite breakfast mascots get together for one last breakfast: Pop from the Rice Krispies as Judas Iscariot? I shoulda known! Embiggen at Brian’s website: Link | Etsy Store

Angry Birds Bento Box

The food artists at My Meal Box made a bento box inspired by the mobile game Angry Birds. It does not appear to be available for download, but here’s a description of how they made it: For the red bird, I used white rice and mixed it with tomato sauce. The bird also had white color [...]

Tarantula cocktail

The arachnophobe’s nightmare is made using rice wine, jack fruit and a tarantula – which many Cambodians believe can help your heart and work as an aphrodisiac.Photographer Tim Whitby, who took the pictures, said the tarantulas are added live to the mixture to preserve their freshness.They are also fried and sold at roadside kiosks.The trade [...]

Weird Food McDonald’s Sells Around The World

“QUANTUM SHOT” #597Link – Article by Chris Mitchell of Travel Happy, and A. Abrams McDonald’s Around The World: Marvels Never Cease, Especially in Asia If you think McDonald’s sells the same burgers and fries everywhere in the world, think again – here in Asia they’ve had to make some concessions to local tastes and come up with [...]