Robot population boom

Unhappy meals

It’s amazing the incredibly weird stuff that a nation feeds its children. In America, we’ve got “loaf” — that nightmare meal of noodle-and-cheese studded bologna.

In Japan, they’ve got lunches with facial expressions.

(Thanks to Debbie and John for this one!)

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I'm Clive Thompson, the author of Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better (Penguin Press). You can order the book now at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Powells, Indiebound, or through your local bookstore! I'm also a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and a columnist for Wired magazine. Email is here or ping me via the antiquated form of AOL IM (pomeranian99).

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