2014's fast food atrocities
Burger King's black cheeseburger: Made with squid ink and bamboo charcoal, arguably a symbol of meat's destructive effect on the planet. Only available in Japan.
That’s probably what a New Zealand tourist wanted after he spent two weeks trapped on a small island off Western Australia, being stalked by a crocodile.
Every time Ryan Blair tried to leave in his kayak he was approached by the seemingly hungry predator.
The 20-foot croc hovered around Governor Island for two weeks, patiently waiting and probably imagining how tasty his catch would be.
It is unclear what Blair survived on, but he had water with him that he rationed during his stay.
He tried to get the attention of fishermen and passing planes using a mirror and fires but to no avail.
He was eventually rescued by a man in a boat who claimed to be familiar with the aggressive crocodile.
The man who saved him said of the rescue:
“He was desperate for water when I trotted up.
“We gave him a cold beer, which was probably the wrong thing, and then he went to sleep about three-quarters of the way home.”
Domino's Specialty Chicken: It's like regular pizza, except instead of a crust, there's fried chicken. The company's marketing officer calls it "one of the most creative, innovative menu items we have ever had” -- brain power put to good use.
KFC'S ZINGER DOUBLE DOWN KING: A sandwich made by adding a burger patty to the infamous chicken-instead-of-buns creation can only be described using all caps. NO BUN ALL MEAT. Only available in South Korea.
Taco Bell's Waffle Taco: It took two years for Taco Bell to develop this waffle folded in the shape of a taco, the stand-out star of its new breakfast menu.
Krispy Kreme Triple Cheeseburger: Only attendees at the San Diego County Fair were given the opportunity to taste the official version of this donut-hamburger-heart attack combo. The rest of America has reasonable odds of not dropping dead tomorrow.
Taco Bell's Quesarito: A burrito wrapped in a quesadilla inside an enigma. Quarantined to one store in Oklahoma City.
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