Last year, Jamais Cascio had a big hit with his carbon footprint of a cheeseburger. Here is a Six Degrees video with Cascio explaining his research. They also have him runs around with a clipboard, a ruler and there's a latex glove scene that is quite priceless. Check it out!
Some trivia: There's a scene where it appears that Jamais is taking a bite in a burger, but that's not him. ::Open the Future, ::TreeHugger Radio 15: Breaking Down the Burger and the Cloned Cow, ::Jamais Cascio on the Carbon Footprint of the American Cheeseburger (Audio)