We’ve always been an advocate of the idea of a Universal McDonald’s in New York.

This argument is super convincing, and they should really put this petition in front of the White House



The McDonald’s Cocaine Spoon Fiasco by Zachary Crockett

How cocaine and the War on Drugs utterly destroyed McDonald’s coffee spoon

Attempting to One-Up The Golden Standard


McDonald’s is testing shake-your-own Seasoned French Fries in select markets across the US.

Ignorance Was Bliss


News from outside the comfort zone

A Game of Shark and Minnow

Infighting in the world’s youngest country, South Sudan

Iran clash with rebels and kills prisoners in retaliation

Help wanted in Fukushima, low pay, high risks, and gangsters

India and Pakistan still don’t get along

McDonalds tells employees to go on food stamps

The battle over the Western Sahara

US drones kill grandmother and laborers

21 year old peace deal ends amid fighting in Mozambique

Nigeria’s military killing thousands of detainees in it’s war against Boko Haram fighters

Trouble in Tripoli, Libya

Trouble in Tripoli, Lebanon


KC Ortiz / @kcortizphoto

KC Ortiz is a photojournalist based in Bangkok

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Every week Chris Black uses his superior internet reading abilities to provide you with a list of links to things you’re bound to find interesting

The People You Meet at McDonald’s

Exploring the interior designs of Los Angeles’ medical marijuana dispensaries

The Mystery of the Dog Suicide Bridge

Why Do NPR Reporters Have Such Great Names?

The Punk Music Scene In China

Internet Unearths Late-’80s Footage of Martin and Charlie Sheen Beating Michael Jordan in Basketball

Captive Audience: The Music Business in America’s Prisons

How Portable Paint Made Impressionism Possible

Introducing the Cronut, a Doughnut-Croissant Hybrid

Cities Are Good For You


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“he loved cheeseburgers far too much to worry about any birds.”


Cats can get addicted to McDonald’s too.

via, arbroath

The Egg White Delight

McDonald’s is about to get all fancy with an egg white Egg McMuffin (egg whites, canadian bacon and white cheddar cheese on a whole grain muffin.)

image: lazy amateur rendering

Zesty Tomato Shake Shake Fries

Only available in Hong Kong... Still pushing for that McDonald’s World concept restaurant.

via, @EugeneKan

Kinda Teal Green

The McDonald’s in Sedona, Arizona is the only franchise one of the few in the world without ‘Golden’ arches. Peep these black arches too.

Not A Good Look For McDonald’s

Or humanity for that matter.

An attempted murder in Brooklyn was caught on surveillance video, you can watch it here.

The Sad Reality of a Shamrock Shake

A Delicious Looking Skull

Christopher Chiappa’s sculpture of a skull made out of McDonalds French Fries Skull is just one part of a diptych titled, McMiracles. You can find out more about Chris at Kate Werble Gallery.

via, Boooooom

The McFarmer

A French take on rural, American culture.

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New McDonald’s Burgers on Pita, Bagel, and Foccacia

I wonder if McDonald’s thinks America is too stupid to eat these, and that is the reason why we get no exotic burger love?  If not, McDonald’s World is a great idea for a Times Square fast food spot.

more at Burger Business

Whoa. Is this even legal?

REVS COST EARSNOT as wallpaper in a French McDonald’s.

Revok has the full set

The Perfect French Fry

You gotta respect the dude who researches this. A great read if you have the time.

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McDonald’s CBO

Chicken Bacon Onions.  Sadly, it’s only available in Europe.

Buon Giorno: The McItaly

Artichoke Spread, Asiago Cheese, Lettuce, and Italian Beef on a Ciabatta Roll. When can we get that here?

Apparently, the new sandwich is  leaving a ‘bad taste’ in the mouth of some in Italian circles. Read the full story here and check out a video as well from the BBC.

McDonald’s Big American Burgers

You have to love the vision of Japanese McDonalds.  They have a new series of burgers rolling out under the Big America moniker.  Above is the Texas, and damn does it look good.  After the jump you’ll see the New York, California, and Hawaiian.  I wonder if US McDonald’s realizes how much money they’d be printing if they brought these over stateside?

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