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Sour Patch Kids Turns Up The Heat With New ‘Fire’ Flavor

Sour Patch Kids are bringing a fiery twist to a classic sour, then sweet favorite.

Junk food aficionado @candyhunting, debuted a picture of the new Fire Sour Patch Kids that’s yet to be released. According to the caption, they supposedly “taste like normal Sour Patch Kids, but then there’s a tiny kick of heat in the aftertaste.”

Now there’s different types of heat that can apply. Is it more of a cinnamon-like heat that’ll remind us of a Big Red gum? Or is it more like a hot chili heat, resembling a delicious Vero Mango lollipop? We won’t know for sure until we get a chance to try them ourselves.

There’s no official date of release that’s been set yet, but we’re hoping they come out soon so we can munch on them while we watch their much-anticipated Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade float this year.

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Hit-Or-Miss Video

Watch This Plastic Coke Bottle Stand Up Against Super Heated Butcher Knife

If there’s one utensil that’s essential to cooking in every kitchen, it’s probably a butcher or steak knife.  To a chef, a sharp knife is the do-all tool in the kitchen for them, slicing through tasks and chopping up to-do’s in haste.

This week, Mr. Gear, A YouTuber dedicated to documenting dozens of eye-opening life hacks, heats up an ordinary kitchen knife to approximately 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit and uses it to savagely cut through various house hold items like a stack of Post-Its, a block of cheese, and a bottle of Coca-Cola.

There’s something soothing about watching a 1,000 degree slice and sizzle through random objects, because in just 24 hours, Mr. Gear’s hot knife video gained more than 6 million views.

This super-heated knife cuts through most of the items with ease, until it encounters a 20oz. Coca-Cola bottle.

What’s most interesting about this experiment is that despite the glowing red-hot temperature of the knife, the liquid seems to counteract the heat so quickly that the knife can no longer penetrate the melting plastic.

Mr. Gear attempts several angles, but still the fizzy soda begins to spit liquid at the camera, leaving Mr. Gear’s ultra hot knife useless as he covers the spewing puncture marks from soaking the camera lens.

While seeing and hearing an ultra hot knife cut through random objects was oddly satisfying, it was a bit anti-climatic seeing the Coke bottle get the best of Mr. Gear’s weapon of choice.

Mr. Gear probably didn’t see how this one guy basically ruined the professional knife industry last week, when he showed us how to turn a $1 knife into an ultra-sharp Ginsu death blade, by sharpening it at home.

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Fast Food Video

Little Caesars Pizza Exposed To Molten Copper Is One Of The Most Terrifying Things We’ve Ever Seen

While cold pizza is arguably one of the most delicious foods on the planet, we occasionally find ourselves struggling to reheat a pizza from time to time. Here’s an unconventional way to go about it.

YouTuber Tito4re took a pizza from Little Caesars and doused it with molten copper.

Now we’ve see Tito4re cover fast foods in molten copper before, but this little experiment was by far the most terrifying. Almost immediately after the liquid hot metal touches the cheesy surface, the Little Caesars pizza catches fire. As you can see, the pie turns from Hot-N-Ready to Dante’s Inferno in seconds.

I wonder if it’s the ingredients in the pizza chain’s $5 pie, or if all fast food pizzas catch fire? We may want to experiment with this one day.

Check out the video above, but seriously do not try this at home. There are easier ways to get your pizza slice well done.

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What Happens When Instant Ramen Noodles Are Exposed To Molten Copper [WATCH]

There’s something so fascinating about watching red-hot metal being doused onto food. It could be that if we ever attempted something so dangerous at home, we’d probably burn the place down.

In the latest episode of Tito4re’s molten copper series, the hothead experiments with instant ramen noodles. Y’know, the ones hidden in bulk behind your college dorm beds. Check out what happens when he ladles a generous amount of molten copper onto the packaged noodle soup.

As you can see, unlike his attempt with the McDonald’s Big Mac, the dried noodles were burnt to a crisp almost instantaneously. Check out the video and see the fire a clump of dried noodles can create.

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A Preschool Teacher Used Hot Sauce To Waterboard A Special Needs Toddler As Punishment

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A four-year-old with special needs was essentially waterboarded with hot sauce as a punishment by his preschool teacher according to his outraged mom.

The incident occurred at Friendship Pediatric Services in Arkansas, a special needs daycare where the preschooler was receiving speech therapy.  The four-year-old, had reportedly hit a friend and apparently the teacher decided forcing hot sauce down his throat was a reasonable punishment.

The child’s mom discovered what happened after she had to pick him up for vomiting uncontrollably. She figured it was just a stomach virus of some sort until the kid told her he was given hot sauce, a word she didn’t think he even knew. According to KATV, the mom worries this could have been ongoing or happening to other kids.

“It must have been forced because he wasn’t just like, ‘Here give me some hot sauce.’ He said he was crying and had to get water and it was nasty. I don’t know if this was the first time or he was the only child.”

The incident prompted her to confront the teacher and get the police involved. It’s still under investigation, but according to a police report, the teacher even admitted the preschool’s director that she administered the extreme punishment saying it’s common in her culture for kids to be punished that way.

According to Arkansas Department of Human Services, who are investigating the incident the only punishment that should be given is timeouts. So, you know, not the one the CIA used as a torture method.

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Burger King is Offering a Soft Serve Cone for 50¢

Let’s face it, this heat wave is kicking everyone’s ass. The good people of Burger King Worldwide know this and have offered, as of August 17, their soft serve ice cream for the paltry charge of fifty cents!

Last year, the fast food chain launched their dessert menu and their creamy vanilla soft serve quickly climbed the ranks of popular menu items. So what better way to celebrate than to offer such a great deal during probably one of the hottest summers ever.

Unfortunately, as the fall season is quickly approaching the summer deal will end in two weeks. So get out there to your local Burger King and grab some cheap, delicious soft serve. Maybe then this heat will be a little more bearable.

[via: QSR]

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Adventures Cravings

Slater’s 50/50: The Flamin’ Hot Burger

Slater’s just keeps bringing the heat, no pun intended. Fellow Foodbeast crew member Giovanni sent me this after his first trip to Slater’s 50/50. This is the Flamin’ Hot burger which is made up of their signature fire beef burger, onion strings, fire roasted green chili’s, pepper jack cheese and chipotle mayo. I’d say that Slater’s is on fire, if you have yet to try this spot you’re missing out.

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How To Fry an Egg on the Sidewalk

It is seriously too hot out right now. I just took a shower with the coldest water I could get, chugged a frozen Coca Cola, and have my feet in ice water with 3 fans around me… and I’m still sweating. But what’s a better way to take advantage of the heat, than to go fry an egg on a sidewalk? If you didn’t know how, now you do.