Around 75 McDonald’s burgers are sold every second


Everybody knows that McDonald’s sells a lot of hamburgers. Figuring out just how many hamburgers they sell not by the day or even the hour, but by the second, seems like a near impossible exercise that only the most math-inclined of burger nerds would take on. Somebody did figure it out though, and in 2013 the fast-food giant was reportedly moving around 75 burgers every second. This burger data roughly breaks down as 4,500 burgers every minute, 270,000 every hour, 6.48 million every day, and 2.36 billion burgers every year.

 

This Champagne Bottle Changes Colour When Chilled


A winemaker in northern France has launched a Champagne bottle that changes colour and design when it reaches the correct temperature.

 

This ‘Molecular Coffee’ Is Brewed Entirely Without Beans


Take the animal out of meat, and you’ve got fake meat. Take the dairy out of milk and you have soy or almond milk. But what happens when you try to take the bean out of the coffee?

 

Kahlua launches Espresso Martini in a can


There’s nothing like an espresso martini to get you in the mood for a night out and now you can enjoy the iconic cocktail from the comfort of your own home this weekend.

 

3 Of The Weirdest Beer Flavours


There’s plenty of mainstream weirdness happening in the beer world. Heineken has a non-alcoholic beer. Bud Light is starting corn syrup wars. Beer drinkers suddenly want low-ABV beers like, ugh, Michelob Ultra. But dig a layer deeper into the realm of craft beer, and some truly wild stuff is happening. Like the use of animal testicles in the brewing process. Here are the three weirdest beers you can find and taste-test—if you dare—in 2019.

 

Why A Grape Turns Into A Fireball In A Microwave


THE INTERNET IS full of videos of thoughtful people setting things on fire. Here’s a perennial favorite: Cleave a grape in half, leaving a little skin connecting the two hemispheres. Blitz it in the microwave for five seconds. For one glorious moment, the grape halves will produce a fireball unfit for domestic life.

 

5 Great Valentine’s Day Gifts For Coffee Lovers


What’s more romantic than a cup of wonderful coffee brought to you in bed? Assuming your favourite person already has that base covered, here are a few loving suggestions for the coffee person in your life.

 

Get Your Lover A Chocolate Replica Of Your Head For Valentine’s Day


This year, you can embrace your narcissistic side and get your lover a replica of your head, made from chocolate and covered in gold dust (sadly not the real kind).

 

The R4 000 Kettle That Takes 6 Minutes To Boil


Getting your morning cuppa out of this R4 000 kettle could send your blood boiling instead – it takes a ‘painfully slow’ six minutes until the water is ready to pour.

 

Make Every Hour Happy Hour With This Oversized Wine Bottle Pillow


If you want to enjoy rosé all day without the hangover, you’ll want to get your hands on Urban Outfiters’ snugly new Rosé Bottle Oversized Pillow. With this pretty pink pillow, every hour can be happy hour.