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Behold! The menu for sulking children!

Everyone hates children who sulk. Childless couples resent the noise they make, and parents also resent the caterwauling - but they've got used to it and learned how to zone it out. Children have excellent timing with sulks - crossing the road, school photos, and of course, meal time. One restaurant thought they'd have a…

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Amazon take on Etsy

Amazon take on Etsy

Amazon are taking on Etsy and the like, in a bid to sell you handmade jewellery, cards, candles, and all that other stuff that you either think is lovely, or horribly twee. They've got a new section called 'Handmade at Amazon', which they reckon will show off over 30,000 unique products made by artisan craft…

BooHoo's bargain fashion sees profits spike

BooHoo.com are having a rip-roaring time of it, watching their profits rocketing in the first half of 2016. Discounts have been a big plus for the company, and that's going to be a large part of the company's strategy, according to joint chief executive Carol Kane. "We have invested a lot in price and promotions…

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Nando's breakfast anyone?

Nando's breakfast anyone?

Some people see Nando's as a last resort, serving chicken that just isn't greasy enough with minging hot-sauce. Others meanwhile, think that it is the greatest thing ever and get impossibly excited at the mere mention of the fast food restaurant. For the latter, did you know Nando's do breakfast? This is not a rumour…

Domino's now serving wheelies

People who can do sustained wheelies are a rare and precious thing - that's why they're always doing them, every chance they get. Including one Domino's delivery driver, so got on the back wheel of their scooter on the streets of Clapham. Of course, there'll be some who will complain of dangerous driving, while others…

Worm provokes fun Sainsbury's letters

Complaining is a fine art, and most people who have worked in the service industry know that being nice, and discrete, is a good way of getting what you want out of the bargain. Sometimes, messing about can be good too, provided you're deemed to be actually funny. Well, one lady called Leila Daly found…

Buy snozzcumbers at Morrison’s

If your child (or indeed, yourself) is a huge fan of Roald Dahl, Morrison's would like you to see what they're doing today. Today, September 13th, would have been the 100th birthday of the much loved author, and with that, the supermarket are selling snozzcumbers for 41p each. Now, it goes without saying that snozzcumbers…

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Aerosol tea, anyone?

Aerosol tea, anyone?

Have you ever wanted a cup of tea, but can't be bothered with all that squishing of tea bags, or making a pot that might go cold because you can't drink it quickly enough? Even if that's the case, we'd be surprised if you thought the answer was tea that comes in an aerosol can.…

Pokemon land at Build-a-Bear!

Pokemon is a hot, hot topic right now, and you'll be able to catch some at Build-a-Bear! The soft toy vendors already have the 'build-your-own' Pikachu, and now, you'll also be able to get your paws on your own Eevee, at stores in the UK, as well as Canada and the United States of America.…

TFL introduce badges for people with disabilities

Some people are under the assumption that disabilities and illnesses have to be seen to be believed, which is bad news if you're someone who looks fine, but in actual fact, you have symptoms from your illness that cause cognitive dysfunctions, dizziness, debilitating pain, and anything else it throws at you. If, for example, you've…

Sainsury's to trial 'slow shopping'

If you're an old person, or are a vulnerable shopper, Sainsbury's have hit on an idea. 'Slow shopping' for those who like to pick up their groceries themselves, but can't handle the hustle and bustle of a regular supermarket experience. This is thanks to Katherine Vero, who came up with the idea when her mum…

Pokemon bath bomb! Catch 'em all!

If you've been swept up in Pokemon fever, dawdling in town centres with your phone looking to catch something that looks a bit like a tortoise, but has flames for a penis or something, you might want to take it to the bath. We're not talking about playing Pokemon Go in the tub, but rather,…

KFC secret chicken recipe revealed?

Lots of food shops have a 'secret recipe', and one of the most famous is the one used to make KFC's fried chicken. There's a secret blend of 11 herbs and spices, and it might have been shared with everyone, so we can make our own! We can't be certain, but someone spoke to the…

Is your Harry Potter book worth £20k?

Do you have a first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone? We're talking books here. Well, if you do, it might be worth (up to, obviously) £20,000 at auction. This is all because of a printing error on page 53 of the book, which you should be running to check right now.…

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Play old Amiga games online!

Play old Amiga games online!

If you're a fan of video games, and are either someone who is of a certain age, or a young person who wants to see what nonsense your parents used to play when they were kids, good news! You can play over 2,000 Amiga games in your browser, which means you can get stuck into…