Takeaway Truth is an occasional Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: McDonald's Chicken Big Mac.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Are you planning to head to McDonald's for a cheeky Big Mac for Burger Day? You might want to run your eyes over this infographic first -- it explains all the ways an Aussie Big Mac affects your body one hour after scoffing it down. (Surprise, surprise: It turns out they aren't particularly good for you.)
There are no shortage of DIY Big Mac recipes on the internet: we've even published a few of our own. However, most of these guides contain a fair amount of guesswork and/or hearsay. To make your Big Mac as close to the real thing as possible, you need this video from Macca's executive chef Dan Coudreaut: it explains the entire process, from making your own "special sauce" to final assembly.
Making Big Macs at home just got a whole lot easier with the launch of bottled Special Sauce. For a limited time, McDonald's is selling its famously tangy condiment in 500ml plastic squeeze bottles for $4.95. However, it's only being offered at select outlets for one day only. Here's where you can snap it up.
As part of its "Mac It Special" campaign, we were sent a bottle of Big Mac sauce. Rather than preserve it or flog it, I decided to take up the challenge of putting it on just about everything.