When Will The Last Ever McDonald's Restaurant Close Its Doors?

McDonald's is one of the most successful franchises of all time — wherever you go, all over the world, there's bound to be a Golden Arches nearby. They stopped counting how many billions sold decades ago. Its dominance seems destined to last forever... but nothing ever does. When will the final McDonald's close? » 8/11/14 6:20am 8/11/14 6:20am

FINALLY: Obesity rates among America's impoverished children are…

Some not-so-surprising facts and figures on fat and figures: Americans are fat. According to data released earlier this year by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, America is the fattest country in the developed world; and tragically, it's kids who bear much of obesity's burden. » 12/26/12 7:30am 12/26/12 7:30am

New study confirms our worst fears about why kids are getting fat

You hear scare stories about how kids in the U.S. are gaining weight because of our fast food culture. But is there science to back up the anecdotes? Now there is. » 11/06/12 12:08pm 11/06/12 12:08pm

McDonald's commercials, in the style of Japanese horror movies

I have no idea if these ads were ever part of an official McDonald's campaign, but they're giving me chills I haven't felt since I saw that Simpsons cosplay earlier this week. Ronald McDonald, truly the scariest clown since It. Honestly, I found his first appearance slightly more discomfiting. » 10/02/11 2:55pm 10/02/11 2:55pm