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This is what a computer thinks rum should taste like

This is what a computer thinks rum should taste like LONDON — Ordering a piña colada or a rum and coke in your local pub will likely never taste the same as it does on a beach in Bali.But one brand is trying to recreate those holiday booze flavours using a very un-tropical tool: data.

Bar serving butterbeer is making all our 'Harry Potter' fantasies come true

Bar serving butterbeer is making all our 'Harry Potter' fantasies come true Harry Potter fans rejoice: your dreams have come true.You can now savour the magical taste of butterbeer IRL at a bar in London.

This restaurant is made out of an Airbus A320 aircraft

This restaurant is made out of an Airbus A320 aircraft Ever fancied a date inside an aircraft?But that takes nothing away from the uniqueness of Hawai Adda — a swanky airplane restaurant made out of a junk Airbus 320 once flying for Air India.

Relax everyone, your gin supply is safe

Relax everyone, your gin supply is safe But, recent fears over dwindling supplies of juniper have troubled gin enthusiasts around the world.The UK's National Tree Seed Project has been quietly working to safeguard the future of gin by protecting native juniper trees.

This cake is getting married and you can't even get a date

This cake is getting married and you can't even get a date LONDON — Colin the Caterpillar has been a birthday cake staple in British households for the past 26 years.But this beloved birthday cake has some news.

The ultimate app guide to Super Bowl Sunday

The ultimate app guide to Super Bowl Sunday If you're looking to forget about politics and focus on the Super Bowl, then you might need a few apps on the sidelines.Simply enter your zip code, identify the coupons you want to use and then 'clip' it for your use in-store.

You can now get paid to shove chocolate into your face hole

You can now get paid to shove chocolate into your face hole But spending your working day indulging your love of chocolate isn't really an option for most people.Mondelēz International — which makes Cadbury and Oreo — is hiring a chocolate taster for the very important task of sampling and giving feedback on chocolate products and cocoa beverages.

KFC is coming for clean eaters with this hilarious parody

KFC is coming for clean eaters with this hilarious parody But KFC has decided to come after the clean eating brigade in an inexplicable parody.At first glance, the tweet could be construed as yet another product announcement.

McDonalds is coming for hipsters and their artisanal coffee

McDonalds is coming for hipsters and their artisanal coffee We've all been there.You're standing in a super-hip coffee shop, scouring the intimidating list of obscure-looking hot drinks.

Never mind the Oscars, Britain hosted its own awards ceremony... for kebabs

Never mind the Oscars, Britain hosted its own awards ceremony... for kebabs Britain hosted its very own equivalent of the Oscars — the British Kebab Awards.Seventeen kebab shops from across the UK won awards in categories ranging from Best Kebab Van to Best Fine Dining Restaurant.

Just a load of animals with pancakes because humans are weird

Just a load of animals with pancakes because humans are weird Humans aren't content with tossing pancakes and eating them in a civilised fashion on Pancake Day.They must also put pancakes on their pets.

McDonald's in trouble after pregnant woman allegedly finds dead lizard in her fries

McDonald's in trouble after pregnant woman allegedly finds dead lizard in her fries A resident of Kolkata, eastern India's biggest city, took her daughter on a food outing to the McDonald's outlet at EM Bypass.After her order was served, the sight of the dead reptile made the woman, who's reportedly pregnant, sick.

This English breakfast pie is maybe the most British thing ever

This English breakfast pie is maybe the most British thing ever There is nothing more quintessentially British than a good old fashioned fried breakfast.Except, perhaps, for a fried breakfast encased in a pie.

The 5 second rule might not be that gross after all, scientists say

The 5 second rule might not be that gross after all, scientists say But, the jury has long been out about the safety of the "five second rule," which states that if you pick food up quickly enough, it's still edible and will do you no harm.Researchers at the University of Aston, in Birmingham, UK, claim they've found that the five second rule might, in certain instances, be safe and it could actually be extended to half an hour.

Food blogger creates Easter egg made of the most delicious substance in the world

Food blogger creates Easter egg made of the most delicious substance in the world She's created the ultimate Easter egg—they're called "Cheester Eggs"—to give chocolate Easter treats a run for their money.They're made from a solid block of cheese.

Butterbeer ice cream now exists in the muggle world and we are grateful

Butterbeer ice cream now exists in the muggle world and we are grateful The ice cream company has paid heed to J.Rowling's description of butterbeer's unique flavour, which she once described as "a little bit like less sickly butterscotch.

A shop in Wales is selling chocolate orange and lettuce sandwiches for a very nice reason

A shop in Wales is selling chocolate orange and lettuce sandwiches for a very nice reason But, Wales could be about to add another gastronomic gem to its list of national dishes — a Terry's Chocolate Orange and lettuce baguette.The sandwich is the brainchild of Phil Daly who runs Channings Newsstand in Cardiff, Wales, who seems to be running a series of sandwich experiments featuring some pretty unusual ingredients.

Boiled eggs - yes, eggs - are the latest beauty trick

Boiled eggs - yes, eggs - are the latest beauty trick Lately we've seen just about every household object turned into a makeshift beauty blender, from condoms to kitchen sponges.But, one beauty blogger has taken things to a whole new level by bringing food into the equation by using a hard boiled egg.