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The Happy Meal Project

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by joseephuss, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    I heard about this on the radio(Charlie Hodge/KLBJFM) today.


    The photos:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sallydavies/sets/72157624739645253/

    http://www.ocregister.com/articles/meal-271057-happy-day.html

    Is this art? The everlasting Happy Meal
    By LANDON HALL
    THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

    If you or your child has a science fair coming up, you might want to consider this project. It requires nothing of you but to sit and stare and wonder at the properties of the seemingly unsinkable, never-aging, Peter Pan-like properties of the American fast-food meal.

    New York City artist Sally Davies, 54, bought a McDonald's Happy Meal on April 10 and decided not to refrigerate it. Then she began photographing it every day to see what happened.

    Turns out, not much did. As the two photos here attest (the first taken on Day 1 of "The Happy Meal Project," the second on Day 180, Oct. 7), the food in the meal became a little shriveled, but basically looks the same as when it was brought home. Remarkably, the bun didn't even start to mold.
     
  2. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    My kids were talking about this last night.
     
  3. TheDallasDon

    TheDallasDon AegonTheConqueror-Now bend the knee

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    damn wut do they put in there food imbombing fluid???
     
  4. Prodigal Son

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    The only difference I see is the bread is a little crusty. It's amazing the stuff that we put in our bodies.
     
  5. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    I do not eat at McDonalds I hate the way their food taste. It does make me curious about other fast food restaurants if somebody ever does a study that be something interesting
     
  6. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Hydrogenated oils.............its in everything we eat (Almost - excluding natural, organic stuff) Promotes shelf life and has been linked to several not so nice human issues.
     
  7. TheDallasDon

    TheDallasDon AegonTheConqueror-Now bend the knee

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    gotta love the goverment, companys can just get away with anything
     

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