OAK BROOK, IL -- Getting a toy with your meal is one of the perks of being a kid and McDonald's Happy Meals have become synonymous with mixing dinner time with playtime. But what if instead of getting a toy with your happy meal your happy meal actually was the toy?
We know, it's almost like we're in a different reality -- and that's the entire point.
For a limited time at McDonald's locations in Sweden, the Happy Meal boxes will convert into low-cost virtual reality headset dubbed Happy Goggles. You simply fold the cardboard as instructed, then insert the included virtual reality lenses. From there, you insert your smartphone into the goggles and enjoy the view amongst the aroma of burger and fries.
Even though this feature is currently exclusive to Sweden, McDonald's has said it's open to the idea of expanding Happy Goggles to other countries in the future.
But the world might be better off if another menu item doesn't get a passport. It's called the Cadbury Crème Egg McFlurry. As of now, it’s sold in Australia.
As usual, anything that sounds this good is going to pack a pretty bad nutritional punch. A single serving has 383 calories and 56 grams of sugar. For our waistlines' sake, let's hope this bad boy stays down under.