The next time you feel a grumble in your stomach calling for a Big Mac with fries, you might want to reconsider. Because what you are about to see cannot be unseen.
Look at that cheeseburger. Just look at it. It’s six years old, and it shows nary a sign of its age, save for a bit of dryness (it might have #wokeuplikethis for all we know). I wish I could look as fresh as that burger.
The fries, too, are six years old. In fact, the whole meal was purchased on Oct. 30, 2009, by anthropologist Hjörtur Smárason, when McDonald’s was on the brink of closing its Iceland franchise for economic reasons (or, as the meal’s current owner states, because “the McDonald’s menu didn’t really fit the diet of skyr, blueberries and rotten shark that had given Icelanders one of the longest life [expectancies] in the world”).