FORTUNE: Why Starbucks' 'Symbol of Unity' Cup Got the Internet Mad
"It’s become an unfortunate tradition. Starbucks has unveiled a new cup design and yet again, the coffee giant has found itself in the middle of an online 'controversy.' " Read full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Exercise May Shield Against The Health Fallout Of A Weeklong Overindulgence
"Previous studies show that as little as one week of overeating can impair glycemic control and insulin sensitivity. Just in time for holiday feasting, a new study finds that exercise can protect fat tissue from changes in inflammation levels and fat metabolism caused by a brief period of eating too many calories." Read full story.
FOODBEAST: McDonald's Announces Two New Big Mac Sizes
"McDonald's has announced that they'll be releasing new Big Mac options to the entire United States for a limited time starting early next year. The two new sizes are the Mac Jr. and the Grand Mac. Fans who can't commit to a regular sized Big Mac now have the option of a single patty version of the burger. The Grand Mac, for those who think a Big Mac simply isn't enough, boasts two bigger 100% beef patties weighing 1/3 of a pound and served on two larger sesame buns." Read full story.