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Are fitness trackers useless?

Fitness trackers and apps are very popular right now, as people tell everyone about every stinking run they've done, like we're supposed to care. Endless photos of people sweating on their lycra, and phewing about a quick 2K they've just done. Still, at least they're being helped by their Fitbits, Nike+, and other gadgets they're…

Hummus - more salt than 4 bags of crisps

Have you been laying off the chocolate and crisps, and feeling a bit healthier by getting stuck into healthy dips, like hummus and such? Bad news. Turns out that these dips are loaded up with salt and fat, that's why they're so much fun to eat, and some pots have got more salt than four…

Vape ban in bars and restaurants?

Vapers have become something of a meme in recent months, and to further slap the trilby off their head, now there's a bunch of doctors saying that their e-cigarettes should be banned from public places like bars and restaurants. The medics have said that the vapes carry the risk of "passive vaping," and that their…

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Cigarette 10 packs - RIP

Cigarette 10 packs - RIP

We all know about the new rules about cigarette packaging. Basically, the boxes will now have to be plain, have the same opening mechanism, and the same font, across all brans bought in the UK. They're also going to be plastered in health warnings. The laws come into play on Friday, but it'll be a…

KFC - with added poo bacteria in their ice

KFC have launched an inquiry, after it was discovered that their ice has bacteria from faeces on it. That's an extra no-one really wants. This was rumbled by the folks at BBC One show, Rip Off Britain, after they snooped around the KFC branch in Martineau Place, Birmingham. The chicken is probably fine though, as…

McDonald’s refuse boy free ice cream

McDonald's refused to give an 11 year old boy a free ice-cream he'd won. He took his voucher to the counter, looking forward to getting stuck into a free McFlurry, but sadly, he was turned away empty-handed. Rhys, who was turned away, told his mum Gemma Warlow, who was not best pleased. She said that her…

Burger King introduce bright red angry burger

Burger King are bringing you the Angriest Whopper, which is obviously spicy, and all on a a bright red bun, just in case you were in any doubt about what you were eating. It is actually called the Angry Whopper, and features the usual patty, and also has thick bacon, cheese, lettuce, bits of damp…

Burger King beers are happening

Remember us talking about beer being served at Burger King restaurants? Well, it is now officially happening. The meat vendor has been given the go-ahead to sell you beer with your Whopper. Initially, this is going to be at the Burger King at Waterloo Station, which isn't great news for anyone who is never likely…

New sugar tax not very popular

One of the surprise announcements in the Chancellor's Budget on Wednesday was the introduction of a new sugar tax. The plan is to whack an as-yet undisclosed amount on to sugary drinks containing more than 5g/100ml or 8g/100ml of sugar, excluding milk drinks and pure juices. The Chancellor is going to spend all the cash…

Dominos to deliver your pizza by robot!

Domino's have given you the chance to order a pizza from them with a single button, and now, they might bring your food to you by robot. The molten cheese vendor has been trying out this new technology in New Zealand, and the machine is known as the Domino's Robotic Unit (DRU). This rascal is a…

Spreadable Twix is now a thing

We've got Nutella, and we've also got spreadable biscuits... now, it is time to hammer your arteries and contribute to the sugar tax with spreadable Twix. That's right! Soon, you'll be able to buy a jar of Twix goo, and liberally apply it to your toast, or eat it straight from the jar with your…

McDonald's loyalty card anyone?

Grease lovers! Looks like McDonald’s is launching a loyalty scheme. That means, for every artery hardening burger your wolf down, you will be rewarded! For every fry you dip in your McFlurry, you'll get points! Now, there's very little in the way of solid news on all this, but we know that McDonald's are going…

Cadbury are scrapping Time Out bars

Cadbury are getting rid of another chocolate bar, this time, the mighty Time Out. Are they saying they're getting rid of it so people start getting faux outraged for some free publicity, and then 'triumphantly' bringing them back? Not quite - see, they're only getting rid of half of the bar. Time Outs will be…

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Macarons at McDonald's

Macarons at McDonald's

McDonald’s are going to start selling macarons. Now, macarons already look like tiny Big Macs, but really, all Bitterwallet is asking for... AGAIN... is an all-day breakfast. Even if it was just at the weekends when we've got crushing hangovers and aren't up in time. Anyway, back to the story at hand - after showing…

Gourmet Burger Kitchen is giving away free cheeseburgers!

Fans of free stuff! Meat-lovers! Here's a thing you should know - Gourmet Burger Kitchen are giving away free cheeseburgers, as the promote and celebrate their 15th birthday. Now, they're not giving them away willy-nilly (we wish they were, mind). They'll be doling out 500 free cheeseburgers each day until March 3rd, which is tomorrow. Now,…