What’s Amusing Right Now: Human Suffering

• McD has introduced a 42 ounce soda called “Hugo”. Perhaps an homage to the hurricane, which similarly inundated innocent people with destructive liquids. Coming soon: McD co-branded soda IV drips, so you don’t even need to waste energy sipping. [NYTimes]

• Rich New Yorkers getting hammered on mercury. It’s true: “New Yorkers in the highest income bracket average 3.6 µg/L, compared to 2.4 µg/L among the lowest income group.” Also in the crosshairs: Asian women, two-thirds of whom have elevated mercury levels. Meanwhile, Asian women in nearby Bergen County have the longest life expectancy in the country, at 91. [NYTimes]

• Maybe this doesn’t count as human suffering, but squid gut ice cream? No, that’s beyond even our catholic palate. [Who Sucks]

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What’s Amusing Right Now: Human Suffering