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Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Who's a Better Employer: The Government or Wal-Mart?
"We find that nearly two million private sector employees working on behalf of America earn wages too low to support a family, making $12 or less per hour.
5 hrs ago
Fast food fat tax debate on menu
An obese one-legged woman from the US died while on holiday after airline officials refused her flights because she was too fat A GOVERNMENT backed study is investigating whether to back a fat tax on McDonalds, KFC and other fast foods in a bid to tackle Australia's obesity epidemic.
Sat May 18, 2013
McDonalds Japan Releases The Mega Potato, a Giant Order of French Fries
File this under: unusual McDonalds items . It's not the weekend unless you indulge in some fast food, right? Well, if you're a geek who lives in Japan, you'll be happy to know that McDonalds new Mega Potato, a giant order of french fries that will set you back about 3.92 . Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additonal information.
Kim K. Swollen Feet (Photo) Pregnant Celebrity's Painful Fashion Choice
Check out the photo above of Kim Kardashian's swollen feet - Kim K. is a slave to fashion and suffered through squeezing her foot into those shoes while grabbing lunch with her mom Kris Jenner at Stanley's in Sherman Oaks, California.
McDonald's: Where's The Beef Behind This Valuation?
McDonald's reported its April same-store sales results a couple of weeks ago, noting same-store sales deterioration in 2 of 3 major market segments and just 0.7% growth in the U.S. The company's international expansion was supposed to add growth to the McDonald's story, but it was sorely missing in April.
Fri May 17, 2013
Megapotato the extra large french fries from McDonalds
According to recent health statistics, 30.6% of the United States population is obese, followed by Mexico and the UK.
AWS is the McDonald's of the cloud. Who's the Burger King?
It's easy to characterize the cloud computing market as being Amazon Web Services' to lose, but that doesn't tell the whole story.
How fast food outlets show their food... and how they really look...
Photographer Dario D was fed up with disappointing purchases and decided to see how the food sold over the counter matched up to the promised product.
Thu May 16, 2013
McDonalds McRib vs. Burger King Rib Sandwhich
Burger King freely admits that they are the underdog when it comes to McDonalds .
Chow Down On Almost Restaurant ETFs
That is too bad because not only does it mean investors need to pay triple-digit prices for the likes of Chipotle and Panera , but it also means ETF investors are left with less-than-direct routes for playing a possible bounce in restaurant stocks in second half of this year.
The Motley Fool
Trouble in China for Yum! Brands
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The Big Apple
"Think with your mouth"
Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.
Big stink over Maccas
John Malins is complaining about the noise, odour and smoke at the Haberfield McDonald's. He said he can't keep his windows or doors open some days otherwise his house smells like a hamburger.
Wed May 15, 2013
Kim Kardashian craving fruit and vegetables
The 32-year-old reality TV star, who is set welcome her first child in early July with her rapper boyfriend Kanye West , can't stop eating celery, carrots and grapefruit as her due date approaches.
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Dare We Say 'Bubble'?
FYI, you watching TSLA stock lately? For a company that is projected to make $10 million EBITDA, it has almost the same market capitalization as Porsche, who is projected to earn almost $1 billion.
Burger index not good news for Alaska cities
Residents of Alaska and Hawaii always suspected they pay higher prices, and now the hamburger proves it.
Michael Pollan Is the Steve Jobs of Food
Last night at Benaroya Hall, author Michael Pollan paced the stage and talked to an audience that seemed to adore him.
What foods do your children choose first in a supermarket?
After viewing food commercials, are children are more likely to pick unhealthy foods from supermarket shelves or in eateries? Emma Boyland, from the University's Kissileff Laboratory for the Study of Human Ingestive Behavior, said in the news release, TV food advertising increases children's preference for unhealthy foods , "Obesity in young ... (more)
McDonalds adding new Quarter Pounder choices
Last week it looked like McDonalds Corp. was slimming down its menu by removing Angus burgers, but now it seems the hamburger chain is beefing up its burger choices by adding three new types of Quarter Pounders.
Tue May 14, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Manhattan McDonald's Owners Are Charging Customers For Ketchup
On recent visits to 35 McDonald's restaurants south of Central Park, a DNAinfo New York reporter found that at least 15 charged customers who asked for extra ketchup.