What If Fast Food Restaurants Had To Make The Food Look Like It Does In Their Ads?

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It’s no secret that the ads put forth by fast food companies, don’t accurately represent the food that the customer receives. So, what if the fast food eater fought back, and wanted the more edible-looking version of their food item?

Fast Food Ads vs. Reality Experiment is brought to us by Greg Benson of Mediocre Films. Greg, armed with a hidden camera, confronts the fast food workers that are just doing their jobs — asking if they could modify the food to look more like the misleading photo.

The best part… The fast food workers, for the most part, are very courteous and accept the challenge. And, with that little bit of motivation, they get the food pretty darn close to the one in the picture. Please enjoy.

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[link, via designtaxi]

What’s Inside A Slim Jim?

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Snap into this… Wired has put together a handy animated video that explains what actually goes into the infamous meat stick known as the Slim Jim.

And, as with anything that provides a behind-the-scenes on processed meats... sometimes it’s just best not to know. Please enjoy.

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Realistic Popeye Shows Us What Really Happens When You Eat A Whole Can of Spinach

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Popeye, the squinty-eyed large-forearmed sailor man, is probably best known for his love of spinach. However, in this video from The Pete Holmes Show, we’re given a realistic take on what would happen if someone ate an entire can of pre-cooked spinach.

We won’t give the ending away… But let’s just say that the outcome is definitely easier to believe than Popeye being able to beat up Bluto, or when Popeye turns his corncob pipe into a blowtorch. Please enjoy.

[link, via Laughing Squid]

Fart Code, An App That Scans Foods To Determine Its Fart Power

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Sure, you could easily scan your food to find out its caloric and gluten content. But what if you’re a conscience shopper who monitors your foods’ gaseous properties?

Fart Code is a handy little mobile app that’ll scan the bar code of foods, and let you know the amount of flatulence you could expect from them. Although this seems a bit childish, Fart Code actually uses a sophisticated algorithm to determine how toxic a fart would be, based on the food’s ingredients.

The fartometer, as it’s called, then gives you a rating and appropriate fart noise and vibration. Just remember, that your iPhone on ‘silent,’ could be deadly.

[link, via Laughing Squid]

Nana Splits, The Rapping Banana That Urges Us To Butter Ya’ Self

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Yo, yo… Nana Splits, y’all. The hip-hoppiest of all bananas has a new music video, Butter Ya’Self, that’s mostly about how great it is to be a rich banana.

Nana Splits is accompanied by his fellow foodstuffs, ButterKrust and Sweet Cream, who lay down sick beats quick enough, that Nana doesn’t go and get all moldy in the process.

Heads up… The video contains NSFW language, food porn, and teeth-chattering bass. Enjoy.

[link, via Gizmodo]