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Watch Ronald McDonald Lose His Shit While Skydiving

Ronald is having a mid-life crisis. What's next? A red and yellow convertible? Ronald McDonald, who has been McDonald's mascot since 1963, turned 51 this year. P erhaps that explains why he decided to go skydiving in Dubai a short time ago — he's having a mid-life crisis. Show More Summary

How to Make Lefse ? Video & Recipe from a Lefse Expert

Something special today, people! I'd like to introduce everyone to lefse [pronounced LEFF-suh], the specialty bread traditional at Christmas across Scandinavia, especially in Norway. Here to help is expert lefse-maker LeAnne Kruger, who's going to show us how to make lefse, step-by-step in video. Show More Summary

Bacteria Spell Out Dutch Food Safety Education Campaign

The Netherlands Nutrition Centre launched a new food safety campaign in November with a little typographic help from bacteria. For their five educational posters posted across the country, the Centre grew bacteria into the shape of words. Show More Summary

Pizza Hut's Tablet Menus Stalk Your Eyeballs to Guess Your Order

They're calling the eye-tracking device a "subconscious menu." Here's a scary thought: Looks like this group of anti-restaurant-tablet fear-mongers were prescient after all. The Washington Post reports Pizza Hut locations in the United...Show More Summary

Guardians of the Galaxy Groot Cookies

Nerdy Nummies hosted by Rosanna Pansino is a YouTube series dedicated to making pop culture treats from everyday ingredients.

Budweiser Struggles in the Face of Craft Beer

Jay-Z stays on as the face of Budweiser as the brand struggles to gain a foothold among the elusive millennial demographic. Kids these days aren't chugging the cheap stuff. Budweiser is facing some hard facts as it rebrands its image yet...Show More Summary

Hot pot by any other name

3 weeks agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Hopefully the set theory symbols are correctly specified below... Continue reading ? The post Hot pot by any other name appeared first on T Ching.

Meet 42 Grams' Jake Bickelhaupt, Chicago's Newest Two-Michelin Starred Chef

From opening to two stars in 10 months flat. Chicago chef Jake Bickelhaupt thought he may have heard something wrong. "Wait a minute, you said two. Two stars, right? One, two," Bickelhaupt laughs, recounting last week's phone call that...Show More Summary

Chick-fil-A Under Attack for Allegedly Using Farms that Abuse Chickens

The chain is denying the allegations. An animal rights group is claiming that fried chicken chain Chick-fil-A buys poultry from a company that abuses chicken. Mercy For Animals released secretly recorded footage (shot between January and April)  of activities at a chicken factory farm in Mississippi and slaughterhouse in Tennessee. Show More Summary

Progress on ending soda industry marketing to kids? Not much.

The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has just released its 2014 Sugary Drink FACTS report. Some of the findings: Beverage companies spent $866 million to advertise unhealthy drinks in 2013, and increase since the previous year. Children and teens remain key target audiences for that advertising. Much marketing is done through Facebook, […]

Cleanliness Is Next to—What?

A new study suggests that dirty environments people more likely to lie, cheat, and otherwise behave badly, but past research has found that mess actually makes people more moral.

Slap Happy TGI Fridays Introduces Mistletoe Drones to Encourage Kissing in the UK

Smells like an order of Jack Daniels' glazed ribs with a side of lawsuit. Want a kiss with that skillet of sizzling fajitas? TGI Fridays' UK division today announced plans to release the drones — mistletoe-carrying drones, that is. The...Show More Summary

The Search for Alternatives to Antibiotics

Ask any doctor or veterinarian to rate the important medical discoveries of the past century, and antibiotics would surely be at or near the top of the list. In this century, too, antibiotics are expected to remain an essential tool for treating animal and human diseases. But the “miracle of antibiotics” is being threatened. There... Continue Reading

The Vacation Virus

Chikungunya, a new mosquito-borne virus, is coursing through the Caribbean. I caught it and it's terrible.

Fast Food Goes on a Barbecue Bender

Photo by Calgary Reviews When it came to major fast food chains and barbecue, it used to be pretty simple: The McDonald’s McRib sandwich. That was it. Period. End of sentence. But in the past several months, McDonald’s cult-classic sandwich …..Continue Reading "Fast Food Goes on a Barbecue Bender" originally published on The Menuism Dining Blog.

Listen to 12 Short Stories that Capture the 'Emotional Life of Eating'

Race, diet, sex, and shame are all buried in meals and memories. Francis Lam: Sweet, Salty, Bitter, Sour from Southern Foodways on Vimeo.

Mesmerizing Videos of Ballerinas Preparing Their Pointe Shoes

Hours of crunching, sewing, and ripping go into readying a piece of footwear that lasts for just one performance.

For a Lasting Marriage, Marry Someone Your Own Age

Even a five-year age difference makes a couple 18 percent more likely to get divorced, compared to a couple born on or around the same year.

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