A 69-year-old retired airline pilot spent 1,000 hours over three months putting together this contraption that can serve runny soft-boiled eggs, make toast, offer tea, and hand over the newspaper. Sign us up.
Head over to History Extra to learn how British breakfasts evolved from a privilege to the most important meal of the day. The key was the establishment of regular work hours. [History Extra]
There's a popular conception out there that skipping breakfast leads to weight gain. A new study now shows this is pretty much bullshit.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, we are often told, mostly because it helps us keep off the excess weight. But a new meta-analysis now shows that the science doesn't actually back up this claim.
General Mills has announced the return of its legendary Fruit Brute and Yummy Mummy cereals, two products that have been banished to their breakfast-y crypts for decades. This Halloween, both cereals will be on-sale alongside the traditional cereal monsters Count Chocula, Franken Berry and Boo Berry.
In what must be the most unappetizing breakfast combination since soylent green and cream soda, two junior spacemen (no girls allowed!) chase their Cheerios with V-8 juice in this commercial from 1960. Why? Because they needed a box top and can label to get a "moon rocket" game.