World’s first lab-grown hamburger will cost $325,000

The Frankenburger will cost $325,000.

The “Frankenburger,” an in vitro meat is about to be served to a select number of guests in London in the United Kingdom during the first week of August. The Frankenburger is synthetic meat grown from harvested cow stem cells. Each consists of 3,000 grain-sized strips of artificially created beef.

 

 

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A Disturbance In The (Burger) Force

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Channeling a Star Wars metaphor, Stephen Van Worley imagined a McDonald’s empire in black with pockets of rebellion within by its seven largest competitors:

By far, the largest pocket of resistance is Sonic Drive-In’s south-central stronghold: more than 900 restaurants packed into the state of Texas alone. Sheer density is the key to victory!

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Reinvention Of The Ketchup Packet

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My entire life, the ketchup packet has remained a constant. Its saw-tooth edge and slightly bulbous form, enclosing not nearly enough ketchup, is something that, like a grand oak of food package design, you expected never to change. Well, my friends, Heinz has taken the extraordinary step of replacing a product everyone has been satisfied with for decades. And they may have actually improved it.

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Biodegradable Packaging Designed For McDonald’s

Biodegradable Packaging Designed For McDonald’s

Biodegradable packaging designed by University of the Arts graduate student, Andrew Millar 

Have you ever eaten at a fast food restaurant and noticed how much trash comes with your burger, drink and fries? University of the Arts graduate student, Andrew Millar has noticed the amount of trash and has designed an alternative eco-solution to this wasteful problem. (Pics)

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