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Hong Kong just went next level with the fast food dining experience.


We associate Mickey D's with grease-soaked, hastily-fried, platters of 'do I really want the salad this time, or anytime though?'




Who would've thought McDonald's would've introduced classy presentations--we're talking burgers on cutting boards--fresh ingredients, for the freshest salads; and even insta-fame-worthy lattes with artful twists that'd color any hipster grateful.




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When Gene Roddenberry's computer died—RIP—it took the method of accessing the 200 or so floppy disks of unpublished work with it. Moves were made, possible miracles occurred, and we're here to reveal how this grand mystery was solved.

Roddenberry previously had a reputation for performing much of his work on his Macintosh, but it turns out he put in a notable amount of time on his personal brand computer. Now that was a sign of good, no great, things to come.

The crux of the problem here: Roddenberry who passed away in 1991, left a couple containers of big 'ol floppy disks. Unfortunately, floppy disks went out of use at the turn of the 21st century.

Roddenberry's estate refused to admit defeat. They sought help from DriveSavers Data Recovery. As relayed by the company's director of engineering, Mike Cobb, most of the disks were 1980s-era 5.25-inch double-density disks with the capacity to pack an impressive 160KB in storage. Cobb went on to disclose most the discs were from an older operating system called CP/M.

CP/M was a widely employed operating system in the 1970s and 1980s, but ultimately was bested by Microsoft's DOS. The DOS from Microsoft won out with its ease of use. Yeah, nice work Bill.

"The older disks, we had to actually figure out how to physically read them," Cobb told PCWorld. "The difficult part was CP/M and the file system itself and how it was written."

Things took a turn for the worst from there, when they couldn't get Roddenberry's computer to turn on. They were forced to sleuth the layout of the tracks on the disc—a process that drew out for near three months. Fast forward and 30 of the discs ended up being damaged. Fortunately, as luck would have it, most the damages covered what Cobb's determined as blank space.

Was it really that big and unsolvable a mystery though?

Yes, from the other end of the spectrum here, we have a fleet of Scotty engine room minions with claims that components from that era are still available, and that all you'd need to know is what word processing program he used. Next hypothetical step, from Windows or Apple OS, you'd convert the txt files to a familiar format.

At this time we don't know what kinds of treasures, hidden episodes, were recovered on those discs.

Was this case and its complexity overstated for the sake of justifying a handsome invoice?

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This little fluffy stowaway just took your holiday break to school.

It seems that the Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort in County Limerick, Ireland knows a great deal about how to treat a lost, and afar from home guest. This bunny made the most out of it's unplanned and extended stay in Ireland.

Cause sometimes your world comes crashing down around you, and you just gotta' keep calm, and spa.

After awhile not even all the riches and luxury could quell this bunny's inner desire to return home.

At long last the hotel was able to track down the bunny's owners, and the bunny has now been reunited with its most cherished BFF, Kate.

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Wait, what? With the skin? Kids these days man.

This is definitely the little champ you wanted on your team in middle school when you were on a field trip, and you had to pick someone for 'the watermelon challenge.' Oh well, when at a cricket match right?

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A while ago the internet kind of imploded when a video of a pizza-brandishing, furry subway soldier--so a rat--surfaced. It's almost too good to be true.

Well with the impressive display of finesse this one takes the cake, donut; and the Sly Cooper reference is on point.

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The typical reaction to an extremist militant group regurgitating your words to attract potential recruits, would generally encompass flipping the fu*k out.

Trump can't be phased. The Republican primary candidate merely brushed off the use of his words against Muslims by an Al-Qaeda affiliate, known as Al-Shabaab, as casually as he would tend to that fluffy golden Photoshop-airbrushed, hair-cloud on a lazy Sunday.

He launched predictably fiery jab, by guessing that all 'extremists' are prone to employing the words of any Republican presidential front-runner.

To wrap it all up, Trump addressed Hilary Clinton's recent unfounded allegation that an additional extremist group, the Islamic State, was using Trump as a pillar of its propaganda. He says the appearance of this Al-Shabaab video doesn't do way with the fact Clinton was wrong.

"It wasn't ISIS and it wasn't made at the time, and she lied," he said on Fox & Friends on Sunday.

Trump also dished out a little hurt on 'Slick Willy' afterwards.

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Ryan Reynolds is not messing around with his role as Deadpool, on and off the screen. Blake Lively's been nothing if not a great pillar of support for her husband as he's pranced around enjoying the 12 Days of Deadpool, and also insisted on sporting his costume for Mother's Day and Thanksgiving.

Lively pulled through with this custom-made, wool rendition of Deadpool riding a unicorn while brandishing a chimichanga for one kicka** holiday gift. Big boy's gotta' eat right?

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This pink hippo's straight up the missing character off 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.' Who would voice that beaut that's highly susceptible to sunburns, and at a disadvantage in the great big bad old predator-filled wild though?

Caters News Agency reports that this brilliant fairytale creature was spotted washing down in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve by a couple french tourists.

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This man wins at life. The deer however could probably have gone for a cup of hot cocoa before this drawn out video. We hope 'Miss Ice River' enjoys a speedy recovery!

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This sh*t blows homebrew, kombucha, whatever out the water. Apparently we live in a world where our bodies possess the capability to brew booze.

An upstate New York woman blew a blood alcohol level four times the legal limit, but it's chill because she lives with an auto-brewery condition. Also known as gut-fermentation syndrome this rare medical condition occurs when gastrointestinal yeast converts common food carbs into ethanol.

The woman of our unbelievable story met her husband for lunch, where she consumed four drinks between the hours of noon and 6pm. After leaving the restaurant, her car experienced a flat tire, which she continued to drive on until a concerned driver phoned the police. It was then that an officer discovered her blood alcohol level was near 0.40. Because a 0.4 is an extreme and immediate threat to one's life, officers immediately took the woman to the hospital where she discovered, for the first time, that she suffers from gut-fermentation syndrome.

We're pretty sure this guy shows all indications of auto-brewery condition.

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Foodbeast knows what's up. You can now clog your arteries in groundbreaking, record fast time with the latest culinary innovation fresh out of In-N-Out.

It looks a bit gnarly at first glance, but we dare you to not discover the meaning of life two bites into this grease-soaked meaty masterpiece.

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2015's been crowned the year of the female orgasm.

Household celebrities like Amy Schumer and Nicki Minaj spoke out with strong advocation, and outright demand for women worldwide to receive the sexual satisfaction they're deserved.

There's more wood to chop though; Cosmopolitan shared a survey this year, which reveals only 57% of women achieve orgasms during sex with their partners. It's time to close the orgasm gap folks.

This new released website, OMGYES, serves as an online orgasm training program, and actually provides the aid of real women to show through many differing techniques, how they make themselves come.

The site arranges what appears as a vast vocabulary bank full of equally tantalizing techniques, in a practical version of taxonomy based on female pleasure. Knowledge is power folks.

OMGYES users can then pretty much practice till they're perfect via an interactive touchscreen, which broadcasts realtime feedback. So, essentially an orgasm coach in the palm of your hand. Technology's a beautiful thing, ain't it?

Sure, in a brighter, better world full of sunshine and rainbows, there'd be no such thing as blue balls, but nobody's perfect. Some of us definitely suck at bringing others to orgasm.

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A group of college students had the real-life Professor Snape.

His name was Henry Lloyd Snape, and while he didn't wield a wand—far as we know— fawn after Lily Potter, or make a mad magical potion; he did claim his expertise in the field of Chemistry. So, he was pretty much the Half Blood Prince. Check him out, pictured in the center, below.

In The Irish Times, the real-life Professor Snape is described as uncannily lenient towards a dark but charismatic disposition, much like the demeanor of Severus as played by Alan Rickman in the 'Harry Potter' flicks.

What gets the bit between the teeth on the connection between Henry Lloyd and JK's Severus Snape, is Rodger's discovery of a recent lecture that was titled 'The Philosopher of Stone.' This immediately brings to mind the title of the first 'Harry Potter' book, 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.'

As a final resounding note we'll add that Henry Lloyd taught at Aberystwyth University, an old college building that had Gothic spires and turrets eerily similar to Hogwarts.

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It's as if this story walked right off the set of a heartwarming Hallmark Holiday movie; this will bring on all the warm and fuzzy feels.

David Marks told ABC News,

I couldn't believe it. It was an absolute surprise, and the perfect Christmas gift.

For the last six years spent away from his home, Willie was provided for by a family out of Eureka, Nevada, almost 300 miles from his home in Las Vegas. With Willie back at home, the Marks tell the press that it feels like everything's right again. Isn't that a happy ending to a long and bumpy tale?

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This stingray goes beast-rapid-freaking-fire mode, on the whole birthing process. Who'd have thought an unsuspecting fisherman could make such a great, entirely spontaneous midwife?

Let's just count our blessings that the f-bomb dropping, Bostonian madman fisherman wasn't around. He's still trying to get over that whole Ocean Sunfish business..