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Inspiring Enough

Inspiring Enough

There’s just something downright nasty about the word “consumption.” It implies that we’re never satisfied, that we never have enough, that we’re all just here to take and take and take. Is that the best inspiration we can muster?

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McDonald's Breakfast Billboard

McDonald’s Big Breakfast Followup

Recently I posted about a McDonald’s billboard that promotes the “Big Breakfast with Hotcakes.” Scott’s guess was right on the mark for calories and fat, but he left off the syrup and butter… which are not insignificant.

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McDonald's Breakfast Billboard

A really, really big breakfast

This ten-foot-tall plate of food contains three pancakes (with syrup and butter), a biscuit, scrambled eggs, a sausage patty, and hash browns. Can you guess how many calories that is?

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29 grams, 2008

“Fast Food”

I just came across this repulsive-yet-captivating series of Fast Food photographs by Jon Feinstein. Each image is named for the quantity of fat the food contains.

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