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A technical paper about growing hair follicles in a laboratory was reported this week as a discovery of a baldness cure in the fryers at McDonald's. "Japanese scientists say eating McDonald's fries could cure baldness," Australia's 9 News reports. No. No they do not.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Today, McDonald's opened the doors to a new concept store in Glebe that serves nothing but French fries -- completely free of charge. The appropriately named "Fries With That" is being billed as the world's first Macca's "Fries Eatery". Customers can choose from a range of unique gourmet toppings ranging from Pesto & Parmesan to Chipotle Cheese Sauce. Here are the details.

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It has become something of a Lifehacker tradition to sample unique McDonald's food items whenever we travel abroad. From the "McLobster" in Canada to the Parmigiano cheese bar in Italy, there's certainly been a lot of weird stuff to choose from. As you'd expect, McDonald's in the UK serves more traditional fare -- with the exception of a bizarre alternative to fries called Crisscuts. Here's what they tasted like.