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Used Canola Oil Turns Dusty Paths Into Roads That Smell Like Chips

Fryer oil turns plain old potatoes into delicious chips. It powers our biodiesel cars. And, now, it's being used to turn the dusty surfaces of rural Canadian roads into stable makeshift asphalt—AND THEY SMELL LIKE CHIPS. God bless our obsession with that infernally unhealthy liquid. Read More >>

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McDonald's May Extend Breakfast Hours to Cater for Erratic Yoof Eating Habits

Don't the kids of today know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Apparently not: "Millennial" youth eating habits are now making McDonald's consider extending its breakfast menu serving hours in order to fill young tummies with its fast food at a time that suits them. Read More >>

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This Crazy Pneumatic Tube System Will Deliver Burgers at 87 MPH

Waiter service too slow for you? How about a pneumatic tube that spits out sliders at 87 MILES PER HOUR? C One Espresso, a cafe in Christchurch, New Zealand, has concocted just such a plan to deliver mini-burgers straight to your table via pressurised air. Read More >>

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Scanning Fast Food Makes It Look Even Worse

This isn't exactly a news flash but hey, fast food isn't good for you. Though sometimes that burger or that hot dog might look appetizing in your head, it never looks like that in real life. Jon Feinstein's photography series about fast food takes the common items we know and love and uses a scanner to create images of them. The results are haunting, soul less and almost depressing. This is the food we enjoy! Read More >>

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Burger King's Hands-Free Whopper Holder Upends Fast Food (and Sloth)

McDonald's struck first with its dedicated french fry holders, but Burger King's new Hands Free Whopper Holder has dramatically raised the bar when it comes to making fast food even more convenient. At this rate of innovation, in a few years we won't even have to chew our combo meals anymore. Read More >>

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When Super-Sized Fries Just Aren't Big Enough, You Need Japan's "Mega Potato"

Ironically, coming from the land of the tiny, Japan has beaten the rest of the world with the biggest McDonald's fries you've ever seen. It's not just super-sized anymore, it's simply humongous. Meet the epically-named "Mega Potato". Now you're making me hungry. Read More >>

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Dedicated McDonald's French Fry Holders Should Come Standard in Everything

Resisting the temptation to dig into your french fries after leaving the drive through at McDonald's takes discipline that only a handful of monks on Earth possess. And McDonald's Japan just wants you to stop fighting the urge altogether with the introduction of the potato holder that makes it easy to perch your large fries in your vehicle's cup holders. Read More >>

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The Wonderful World of Exotic McDonald's Food

The golden arches holds a special place in most Westener's hearts (or waistlines). The Big Mac, the Chicken Nuggets, the French Fries—they're all in your face delicious and define McDonald's better than Ronald ever could. But McDonald's overseas get to enjoy more than just the ordinary greatness, they have wonderful menu items like poutine and green tea McFlurrys and Spam and spaghetti too. Read More >>

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The Secret Origins of the Chicken Nugget

Chicken nuggets haven't always been made from pink slime, nor were they invented by McDonalds. Turns out we know surprisingly little about how these ubiquitous golden hunks of deep-fried poultry ever actually made it onto fast food menus. Read More >>

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London Olympics Will Have World's Largest McDonald's Fast-Food Restaurant

The London 2012 Olympics, athletic event to top all athletic events, will be honoured with the installment of the largest McDonald's fast-food restaurant on Earth. Seems a little ironic, no? [Eater via FoodBeast - Images via McDonald's / Flickr] Read More >>

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Scientific Proof That Junk Food Makes You Miserable?

Next time you're stuffing your face with a limp fast food burger or street-side hot dog, ask yourself: Is it really making you happy? I mean, really? Not according to new research it isn't; in fact, eating junk food is linked to far higher rates of depression. Read More >>

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In Japan, You Can Order McDonald's Using Your Car Navigation System

Apparently fast food still isn't fast enough for the residents of Japan. Starting in March, McDonald's will be testing out a new system allowing drivers to order and pay for a happy meal right from their car's navigation unit. Read More >>

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