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CRAZIEST McDONALD’S MENU AROUND THE WORLD

Don’t panic—no gourds were hurt in the making of this McFlurry. Squash means marshmallows in this case—marshmallows that get topped with bubblegum syrup to make the Bubblegum Squash McFlurry. This cloying, frighteningly blue McFlurry option is for those of you into Fear Factor-style dining.

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WHY McDONALD’S DOES NOT CATER TO VEGETARIANS

But Venessa Wong at Bloomberg Businessweek writes that McDonald's doesn't offer veggie burgers because no one buys them. The chain has tried launching vegetarian burgers on numerous occasions without success, CEO Don Thompson told investors in 2011. "We ended up serving four a day," Thompson said.

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PRC NATIONALS PAY TRIBUTE TO MAO ZEDONG ON HIS 121st ANNIVERSARY

December 25th is the 121st anniversary of the birth of Comrade Mao Zedong, people gather at Mao Zedong Square in Hunan Shaoshan [Mao’s birthplace] to offer flower bouquets in front of Comrade Mao Zedong’s bronze statue. On December 25th in Hunan Shaoshan. People from all walks of life came to pay tribute in front of Chairman Mao’s bronze statue.

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ONLY IN JAPAN: SCHOOL CHILDREN RAISE PIG, SEE THEM TURN INTO PORK CHOP

Japan’s top-rate tear-jerking show had 36 children collectively raise two piglets, following the children as they first were afraid of and disliked the little pigs, but gradually fell in love with the little pigs, seeing them as one of their own, giving them the names “Ayana” and “Tomatsu”, finally raising them until maturity five months later, and finally the touching moment when they tearfully said farewell.

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