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Here's a fast food partnership that actually makes perfect sense -- Red Rooster is teaming up with SumoSalad to bring a range of gourmet sides to more than 350 Red Rooster restaurants. The new salads have been specifically designed by Sumo to compliment roast chicken and are reasonably healthy to boot. For a limited time you can also snap one up for free (conditions apply, natch.)

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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At the end of last year, we asked our readers to vote for the worst-looking product from Takeaway Truth in 2014: that is, the fast food item that least resembled its advertised likeness. There were several strong contenders but in the end there could only be one "winner". Drum roll, please...

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Takeaway Truth is a regular Lifehacker feature where we compare fast food advertising images to cold, hard reality. While a little 'artistic licence' is to be expected, sometimes the differences are massive. Today, we take a look back at some of the worst offenders of the year. Feast your eyes if you dare! We're also running a poll to crown the worst Takeaway Truth product of 2014.

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Fast food chain Red Rooster has been ordered to repay more than $640,000 to staff members after a self-audit revealed approximately half of its workforce had been underpaid in 2011 and 2012. The affected staff members will now receive up to $3030 in backpay. The "takeaway" of this story is that you should always contact the Fair Work Ombudsman if you think you're being underpaid.

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Takeaway Truth is a regular Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today, we take a look at some of the worst offenders from 2013: from meagre meal sizes to hideous burger constructs. (If you're about to eat lunch you may want to hold off from reading this for a bit.)

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From global giants like KFC to your local charcoal chicken outlet, there are plenty of choices for takeout chicken and we're eating more of it than ever before. But are we always making the most sensible choices?