Fast food logos redesigned as… fat food logos.
McDonald’s is now offering original kids’ books with Happy Meals
Starbucks trademarked “Duffin” (doughnut-muffin mashup), and immediately received backlash. Welcome to #duffingate.
Monsieur, an artificially intelligent robotic bartender, will take your orders and craft perfectly portioned cocktails to your liking—plus, he doesn’t work for tips.
"As you get older, your tastes become more refined, and you quickly learn it’s expensive to get a quality drink. I thought I could design a machine that could provide consistent-quality cocktails to anyone—not just people who can pay $9 a drink, or even $50 a drink," cofounder and CEO Barry Givens told Fast Company.
One way to have more energy at work? Eat smarter. If you don’t get enough protein in your diet—as in, you survive on bagels and coffee, like Ms. Hepburn above—then you’re inviting the low-energy grump into your life. As Lifehacker writer Jason Fitzpatrick notes:
A diet comprised mainly of carbohydrates… . is a recipe for a constant cycle of blood-sugar highs, lows, and the accompanying feelings of exhaustion that go with them. If carbohydrates are the kindling of your metabolism, protein is the slow burning old-growth wood that keeps you going.
How to get more? Fitzpatrick recommends eggs, peanut better, and working in some protein powder. 8 unobvious ways to have way more energy at work
Advertising on porn sites works, just ask Eat24.
"It makes perfect sense when you think about it. They enjoy a life without pants and are constantly working up a huge appetite. Eat24 and porn stars are a match made in sexy heaven!"
Kit Kat (the candy) creates an entire website spoofing KitKat (the Android OS).
Happy Dumpling week!
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Decadent meals ruined by bees, fires, and murder in Meals Interrupted
These horrifying photos show a destroyed American landscape that agriculture giants don’t want you to see.
In this can is a gourmet 12-course meal that includes:
- Selection of local cheeses with sourdough bread
- Pickled Kobe beef with charred strawberry
- Ricotta ravioli with a soft egg yolk
- Shiitake mushroom topped with filled peppers
Christopher Godfrey wanted to show how a sales gimmick can go so far that it ruins a product’s core experience.
In a new ad, Jell-O wants to prove it’s still fun.
Long before the resurgence of Brooklyn and the birth of the Cronut, there was a West Coast revolution in sugar, flour, and yeast. These basic components behind the humblest of all pastries were elevated by two Portland entrepreneurs into a deep-fried mecca called Voodoo Doughnut.