Here are a few interesting junk food-related stories from the past week or so. Enjoy.

Will McDonald’s customers wait for the new Quarter Pounder? (via Reuters)

Behold This Giant List Of Restaurants Offering Birthday Freebies & Discounts (via Consumerist)

Wait, How Do Brands Actually Shoot Food Into Space? (via Eater)

Those Trendy New Snacks You’re Eating Might Be Bankrolled By Cheerios Money (via BuzzFeed)

It’s So Hot in Arizona Right Now that You Can Literally Cook Pizza on the Sidewalk (via Munchies)