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Watch a Blacksmithing Patriot Forge a Knife Using Beer, Bacon, and Chips

It’s hard to think of anything more American than giant weapons and fast food. So Steve Calvert, from YouTube’s Green Beetle channel, combined the two, using beer, bacon, and chips to forge a “‘Murica!” knife that promises to at least make the country’s kitchens great again. Read More >>

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Why McDonald’s Big Mac Sauce Tastes Like Ketchup

Burger fans recognise the power of the special sauce, whipping up their own custom batches to recreate the savoury, delectable bite they know and love from their favourite burger chains. Usually, those sloppy creations mirror thousand island dressing: ketchup and mayonnaise, ketchup, relish and mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, mustard and mayonnaise, et cetera. Except here’s the thing: there’s no ketchup in the most common burger au jus, the McDonald’s Big Mac Sauce. Read More >>

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Beverage-Dispensing Burger King Vending Machine Is a Lego Masterpiece

If YouTube’s AstonishingStudios was ever able to convince Lego to turn all of its creations into real sets, we’d never have to leave our desks to get breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Their latest creation is a Burger King vending machine that serves up chips, Whoppers, and even dispenses Coca-Cola. Read More >>

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The ‘Fashion’ Shots Promoting McDonald’s New Packaging Will Make You Snigger

McDonald’s has decided that the best way to get customers to turn their backs on so-called ‘gourmet’ burger chains and return to the golden arches is by updating its packaging, rather than its food. The fast-food behemoth has unveiled the redesigned boxes, cups and paper bags that'll land in US outlets this month, and the rest of the world during the year. Read More >>

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This Deep Fried Big Mac is the Pinnacle of Fast Food Ingenuity

Today is a momentous day. Just by existing, this deep fried Big Mac has brought humanity forward. Because the only thing missing from the poster child of fast food, a Big Mac, is the key ingredient to most junk food goodness: getting deep fried. That mistake by mankind has been corrected. And here it is. Read More >>

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McDonald’s Invented a Takeaway Bag That Transforms Into a Serving Tray

What’s the biggest problem with fast food? Its terrible quality? Its contribution to the obesity epidemic? Obviously it’s the fact that diners have no place to put their food after removing it from the takeaway bag. Read More >>

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Seven Real Cakes That Look Like Fast Food

I don't know which of these cakes that look like fast food I like better. The Big Mac, the bucket of KFC, the Subway sandwich... I just can't decide. My only option is to shake my head in disbelief and then proceed to stuff my mouth with all of them. Read More >>

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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 >>