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Weird Part of McDonald's Straw-Redesign Stunt: 'It Works'

Two top engineering firms went at it

(Newser) - A new McDonald's marketing stunt has managed to catch the attention of tech and food blogs because of its weird premise: the redesign of the humble straw. The chain hired two respected engineering firms—people behind Google, NASA, and DARPA projects—to build a straw that allows for the... More »

Woman Says Chick-fil-A Shake Gave Her Heart Attack

Specifically, its maraschino cherry

(Newser) - In the strange-lawsuits department comes this from Texas: A woman is suing Chick-fil-A because she says one of the chain's cherry-topped milkshakes gave her a heart attack, reports the Houston Chronicle . Cyndi Scruggs purchased the shake from a location in McKinney, near Plano, on May 10. But when she... More »

Cops: Girl Drugs Parents' Milkshakes to Go Online

They passed out, and she logged on

(Newser) - A teenager who thought her parents' 10pm cutoff of the Internet was too strict spiked their milkshakes with prescription sleeping meds so she could go online, police say. It worked. When her parents passed out, the 15-year-old girl and a 16-year-old friend were able to log on, reports the Sacramento ... More »

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