Lose Weight By Eating In Restaurants?

Lose Weight By Eating In Restaurants?

Ah yes. The dream. To lose weight while eating in restaurants and thus maintaining needed contact with other humans. Can it be done? According to one study, yes, it can. [More]

Why Quitting Smoking Makes You Fat

Why Quitting Smoking Makes You Fat

If you’ve ever tried to give up a smoking habit, you might have found that you tend to pack on a little extra body weight, too. Now, scientists say they’ve found out why. [More]

Nail Salon Charges Overweight Customers $5 More

Nail Salon Charges Overweight Customers $5 More

A Georgia woman says a local nail salon padded her bill by $5, and when she asked what the charge was for, she was told it was because she was too fat for their fancy-fragile salon chairs: “[The salon manager explained] the surcharge was due to costly repairs of broken chairs by overweight customers. She said the chairs have a weight capacity of 200 pounds and cost $2,500 to fix.” [More]

Convert Your Favorite Snack Into Sugar Cubes

Convert Your Favorite Snack Into Sugar Cubes

This website displays photos of soft drinks, smoothies, candy, and even vegetables next to little piles of sugar cubes that represent the total sugar in them. This is a great service, because if you ever go into space you can simply use this site to pack a baggie full of an equivalent amount of cubes. Then you can enjoy your Space McFlurry without worrying about liquid contamination of the spacecraft.

Panera Bread Employees Now Offer Nutritional Advice, Insults Instead Of Soup

Panera Bread Employees Now Offer Nutritional Advice, Insults Instead Of Soup

First it was breast reduction advice, now it’s weight management tips, this time from a rude Panera Bread employee who didn’t like being confronted by an angry customer. Here’s what happened to Jeff’s wife when she tried to buy some chicken noodle soup the other day:

Obesity: We're Too Big For Disneyland's "It's A Small World"

Obesity: We're Too Big For Disneyland's "It's A Small World"

Back in 1963, when the boats that carry customers through Disneyland’s “It’s a Small World” ride were designed, the average male weighed 175lbs and the average female 135lbs.

Atlas Shrugged Junk Mail

God bless our obsessive-compulsive readership. Without you guys, we wouldn’t have entertaining MP3s of foul-mouthed CSRs cursing your mother, let alone an answer to the question “how much junk mail does our average reader get in 9 months?”

Women Like Skinny Models?

Women Like Skinny Models?

Here’s a suspect little piece of reporting from The Sun claiming that women prefer skinny models: