Good news and bad news! Sales of boxed macaroni and cheese are up, reports UPI. Good news because, yum, mac and cheese is delicious comfort food, whether it is authentic or from a box. The bad news? This may be a clear indication that this country is headed toward financial ruin and we're trying to soothe our souls with pasty carbs. Kraft introduced mac and cheese in 1937 — the era known as The Great Depression. Related: So. Hungry. Right. Now. [UPI]