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Fast Food
Fast Food

The March Madness of Fast Food

After spending several days sprawled out watching men on TV throw a ball at a hole in an effort not to get eliminated from a competition, I decided to subject the glorious fast food restaurants of America to a similar contest. I seeded 64 of our most...
Blake Butler
7.31.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

Why Junk Food Should Be Sold in Plain Packaging Like Cigarettes

University of Cambridge neuroscientist Wolfram Schultz claims that the colorful branding of unhealthy foods causes people to overeat.
Daisy Meager
3.7.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

A New Report Says Fruit and Vegetables Are Actually Cheaper Than Junk Food

Findings from the Institute of Economic Affairs challenge the widely held belief that healthy diets are expensive.
Daisy Meager
3.2.17
Fast Food
Fast Food

Fast Food Could Be The Reason Your Breath Stinks

Researchers strongly suggest that, before you pick up your toothbrush, you should pick up a piece of fresh fruit or a bowl of vegetables.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.11.17
junk food
junk food

This Island Just Banned Junk Food

Torba, a province of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, has restricted imports of Western foods and is encouraging inhabitants to grow organic crops.
Daisy Meager
2.3.17
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

Scientists Say Playing This 10-Minute Game Stops Junk Food Cravings

University of Exeter psychologists claim to have invented a smartphone game that’ll help you choose fruit over chocolate.
Daisy Meager
1.18.17
politics
politics

Lawmaker Wants to Ban Food-Stamp Families from Eating Ice Cream

Cake and candy bars would also be banned under the bill.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.15.17
Fast Food
Fast Food

Black Kids See Thousands More Fast Food Ads a Year Than White Kids

That's a 50 percent difference.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.18.16
WTF
WTF

Make Your House Smell Like Fried Chicken with This KFC Scented Candle

The Colonel made a candle.
Phoebe Hurst
12.7.16
Make this
Make this

This Junk Food Casserole Is the Most Delightfully Trashy Way to Celebrate the Holidays

Look, no matter what you may think of the outcome of the election, this is America. And one of our country's proudest traditions across party lines is to celebrate the joys of eating glorious, fattening junk, especially in company of loved ones during...
Munchies Staff
11.16.16
the internet
the internet

Uncover the Meaning to Life With These Videos of Ants Eating Junk Food

The Internet has finally listened to our collective prayers and delivered unto us the deepest, most insightful aphorism ever conceived.
Alex Swerdloff
10.29.16
veganism
veganism

Sorry, Vegans: A Third of People Wouldn’t Date You

New research from UK dating app Trueveiw has found that 34 percent of people wouldn’t date a vegan, and 77 percent wouldn’t give up meat for a partner.
Daisy Meager
10.12.16