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I'm With Stupid: Bad Parents Unhappy About Happy Meals

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I am, admittedly, not the best parent in the world. Oh, I try, but I'm lazy and not very bright, so sometimes things don't work out exactly as planned...

Josh Ozersky: San Francisco Happy Meal Ban Doesn't Go Far Enough

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Taking the toys out of Happy Meals does seem intrusive, even to many liberals. (A common reaction to the city legislators' ban: "Are they even allowed...

The New, Unhappy Meal

Tina Wells | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Wells

When I think of McDonald's, and Happy Meals, I have nothing but good thoughts. Happy Meals for me bring back memories of shopping trips with my mother...

In Defense of the Happy Meal: An Open Letter to San Francisco

Libby Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Libby Mitchell

Let the kids have their toys. There are bigger issues to focus on right now.

San Fran Bans The Happy Meal: The Pursuit Of HAPPYness

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

For now, public statements certainly suggest the San Francisco vote was an unhappy one for the fast food giant.

San Francisco Considers Banning Happy Meals Toys

AP | TREVOR HUNNICUTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco has a long history of bold public health and environmental stances, going after everything from plastic bags in gr...

McDonald's Teams Up With Detroit Library To Promote Reading With Happy Meals

Detroit Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Using burgers and book bags as an enticement, McDonald's and Detroit Public Library officials announced Wednesday the launch of a new partnership that...

Consumer Group Threatens To Sue McDonald's For 'Unfairly And Deceptively' Marketing Happy Meals To Children

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Are the toys in your child's Happy Meal making him fat? The Center for Science in the Public Interest says they are. The Washingto...

McDonald's to Introduce Sad Meals

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

As an alternative to McDonald's popular Happy Meals for children, the fast-food giant is introducing a new line of Sad Meals, for adults whose lives...

How Can We Expect Our Kids to Make Healthy Choices?

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

McDonald's has successfully ripped dinner off the table and stuffed it in a greasy paper bag. And our health has never been worse.

Did the BlackBerry Eat My Girlfriends?

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

I love technology when it brings us together, promoting understanding and lifting our collective consciousness, but in this era of instant communication, I'm still finding contact doesn't always equal connection.

Dear President-Elect Obama, Could We Please Have a Ministry of Culture like Every Other Country in the World?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

We need to invest in multi-dimensional human beings. We need to show that the country cares about culture.