T- Rex Monster Burger!
The T-Rex burger consisted of nine quarter-pound patties held
together by nine pieces of processed cheese and a flimsy
bun.(YouTube)The T-Rex burger consisted of nine quarterpound
patties held together by nine pieces of processed cheese and a
T-Rex Burger, the meat monster consisting of nine quarter-pounders
with cheese is dead and the mourners read its obituary as follows:
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here not to mourn the nine-patty
T-Rex Burger, but to celebrate its life. It was pulled this week, far
too young, from the menu of a rogue Manitoba Wendy's that served it to
two or three people a day. It is survived by the few people who ate it
Canadian carnivores are mourning the extinction of “T-Rex,” a
gargantuan nine-patty cheeseburger that a renegade Wendy's had sold
since the meat monster was hatched as a magazine spoof several years
ago. Cause of death: publicity.
The towering 2-pound, 4-ounce beast was packed with 3,000 calories,
200 grams of fat and 6,000 milligrams of sodium, the Canadian Press
reported. It was crowned with pickles, red onion, ketchup, mayonnaise,
lettuce and tomato, and cost $21.99.. Most important, it was sold at
only one Wendy's - in Brandon, the second-largest city in the province
“For obvious reasons, Wendy's of Brandon neither condones nor
promotes the idea of anyone consuming a nine-patty hamburger in one
sitting,” said Barb Barker, an administrative assistant for the
Will the human face be the same in 100,000 years?
Images of a man and woman in the present day
into the future, Lamm and Kwan suggest that humans might have
slightly larger heads, with a subtly wider forehead. They yellow
ring around this irises of the eyes indicates futuristic
years into the future, human might have even larger heads and
eyes and darker pigmented skin. The superliliary arch of the
brow is also more pronounced.
A hundred-thousand years in the future, Lamm and Kwan imagine
that human eyes are eartoonishly large and shiny to let people
see better in dim light. The light grey areas of the eyes
indicate a protective side ways blinking nictitating membrane.
How will our faces look if, we live for another 100,000 years?
This undoubtedly is a billion dollar question.
That is also if we can live for that kind of period. But the problem
will be whether we will have the same look or appearance we have now?
According to artist Nickolay Lamm and computational geneticist Alan
Kwan who have teamed up to imagine what humans will look like 100,000
years in future, human faces will evolve toward cartoonist large eyes
and wide foreheads. Lamm and Kwan suggested a “Possible timeline” in
which a combination of genetic engineering, adaptation to life on other
planets and wearable technology humans may look like those of animal
characters with elongated foreheads and cartoonishly large, gleaming
Kwan says that previous research has suggested that the human
forehead has been gradually expanding since the 16th century, and he
imagines that it will keep widening to accommodate the growing brain.
In 60,000 years, he suggests that genetic engineering could advance
for enough to allow humans to determine the direction of their own
evolution, surpassing the glacially slow progress of natural selection.
In addition he imagines that physical appearance will be pushed towards
desirable facial traits like perfect summery and “intense eyes” as well
as those that might be adaptive in different surroundings.
Eyes may get enlarged to enhance human vision in dimmer environments,
much like bush babies and other nocturnal animals, in order to adapt to
planets and space colonies further away from the sun than earth. A side
ways blinking third eyelid known as a wictitating membrane, like that in
cats and other non-primate animals, might be introduced to protect the
He suggests that eyelids might thicken and the superscalar arch, the
prominent done above the eye sockets, might become more pronounced to
counteract the effects of low gravity in outer space. People might
evolve to have skin with stronger pigmentation to combat damage from
Uvradiation that is, if most humans aren't already darker-skinned
because of many generations of interracial reproduction.
Wearable technology will become much more discreet than Google Glass.
“Communication lenses” contact lenses with visual computer interfaces
will work with nanochips implanted above the ear to keep humans
perpetually wired without altering their appearance since visible
technological implants will by then have fallen out of style. We'll also
be able to blink sideways in order to protect ourselves from cosmic ray
effects, have lager nostrils for breathing in off-planet environments
and even have denser hair to contain heat loss from a larger head.
According to them, the heads of humans have been growing since our
first primate ancestors appeared. Our skulls enlarged as our brains
grew, this in turn caused us to form bigger heads and flatter features.
Hence it is unsurprising that our skulls weight becomes even larger in
the future, creating distended foreheads and larger eyes.
To substantiate their speculative imagination they have presented
several altered images.