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Monday: December 21, 2009

If you happen to find a frog in your can of Diet Pepsi, please alert the FDA.If you happen to find a frog in your can of Diet Pepsi, please alert the FDA.

Did you know that there have been thirteen complaints of foreign objects in Pepsi cans since 2007? All of which have happened to come from the same manufacturing plant as well. Don't worry, the FDA is on the case and this should all be resolved shortly. Ribbit.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 8:27 AM | Tags (8) | can | complaints | diet | fda | food | frog | pepsi | scary |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: December 11, 2009

Some of the world's most extravagant meals that you can enjoy, if you have the cash.Some of the world's most extravagant meals that you can enjoy, if you have the cash.

Dinner In The Sky 'People were getting bored with just going to the same old restaurants,' says David Ghysels, the Belgian entrepreneur who created this movable restaurant suspended by a crane.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:19 PM | Tags (6) | food | abcnews | expensive | extravagant | cash | money |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 9, 2009

Ten amazing gingerbread creations for your viewing pleasure.Ten amazing gingerbread creations for your viewing pleasure.

Something about that gingerbread version of Link is quite disturbing to me - I can't seem to put my finger on what it is.  Now if you'll excuse me, I simply can't wait to go bomb some Dodongos.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:27 PM | Tags (9) | gingerbread | food | zelda | link | toxel | design | creations | sculptures | edible |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 7, 2009

Kellogg would like to warn you about a nationwide Eggo shortage.Kellogg would like to warn you about a nationwide Eggo shortage.

It will take until the middle of 2010 before shelves around the country are stocked at pre-shutdown levels, Charles said. Already customers are noticing near-empty Eggo shelves on the freezer aisle at many grocery stores.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 6:33 AM | Tags (5) | kellogg | eggo | shortage | usatoday | food |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to make your very own turducken this Thanksgiving.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own turducken this Thanksgiving.

Just what is this mythical 'turducken' you speak of? Turducken consists of a a turkey, which is then stuffed with a duck, and then finally stuffed with a chicken. Gobble gobble.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 6:40 AM | Tags (8) | turducken | food | wikihow | tutorial | cooking | turkey | duck | chicken |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 19, 2009

A gallery of dumb food allergy advisories for your viewing pleasure.A gallery of dumb food allergy advisories for your viewing pleasure.

Allergy advice: your package of peanuts contains 100% peanuts, your salt packet contains 100% salt, and your soymilk contains soy. Obvious post contains 100% obvious  obviousness.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 3:14 PM | Tags (5) | allergies | food | silly obvious | urlesque | warnings |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 6, 2009

Twenty-five awesome fast food toys through the years.Twenty-five awesome fast food toys through the years.

Ah, fast food memories. I think I still have some of these beauties laying around somewhere in a box in the attic. On a related note, actual McDonald's burgers seem to age just as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:37 AM | Tags (8) | age | burgers | collection | fast | food | neat | screenjunkies | toys |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Yes, eating more black pepper will increase your food's nutritional value.Yes, eating more black pepper will increase your food's nutritional value.

The piperine in it increases the bioavailability of many substances through a bunch of cool processes, which results in more nutrients reaching your cells. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 7:52 AM | Tags (7) | food | health | nutrients | nutrition | pepper | piperine | substances |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

Fifteen amazing cheese sculptures for you to gawk at.Fifteen amazing cheese sculptures for you to gawk at.

A collection of some really detailed art made entirely out of the yellow stuff. It's sure to make your afternoon a little more... well cheesy. Golf clap.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:12 PM | Tags (5) | artsy | cheese | food | sculptures | toxel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 14, 2009

Kellogg's planning to laser etch brand name into their corn flakes.Kellogg's planning to laser etch brand name into their corn flakes.

Kellogg's will produce a number of trial batches before considering whether to put some branded flakes into each box to guarantee authenticity.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:56 AM | Tags (7) | authenticity | breakfast | cereal | etching | food | kelloggs | laser |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

Burger King to be the home of the newly renovated Whopper by end of 2010.Burger King to be the home of the newly renovated Whopper by end of 2010.

These sleek design changes will occur in 12,000 Burger King locations worldwide. The photos look suspiciously like when Marty visits Cafe Eighties from Back to the Future II.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 5:21 PM | Tags (8) | burger | burgerking | fast | food | mcfly | overhaul | redesign | whopper |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Krispy Kreme burger now available for purposeful clogging of arteries.Krispy Kreme burger now available for purposeful clogging of arteries.

The story goes that the inventor of this 1,500 calorie sandwich was trying to make a burger, ran out of buns, then proceeded used glazed doughnuts instead. The final touch? Deep frying the whole thing. Hospital please.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:11 PM | Tags (6) | burger | calories | dougnuts | food | krispykreme | sandwich |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A tutorial on how to cook grasshoppers just for you.A tutorial on how to cook grasshoppers just for you.

Grasshoppers are apparently a great choice for a healthy and delicious snack all over the world. They also have very a distinct 'crunch' when you bite into them for the first time. Hey, did you bring lunch today? Where are you going?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:55 AM | Tags (6) | food | grasshoppers | lunch | strange | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 78 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

A list of the ten riskiest foods in America brought to you by MSNBC.A list of the ten riskiest foods in America brought to you by MSNBC.

The presence of salmonella and E. coli in potato dishes could indicate cross-contamination from raw or cooked ingredients or possibly from raw meat or poultry during handling and preparation.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 3:30 PM | Tags (8) | bacteria | contamination | ecoli | food | health | ingredients | msnbc | risks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Edible architecture through the hungry eye of Photoshop.Edible architecture through the hungry eye of Photoshop.

Another delicious contest from the newly redesigned Worth1000.com website. Take a tour of their new 3.0 digs.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 8:05 AM | Tags (7) | architecture | contest | edible | food | manipulation | photoshop | worth1000 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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