Ask Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy

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Autom, the fat-fighting robot, is coming in 2010

You’ll recall that there was a bit of a buzz a few years ago about a fat-fighting robot named Autom designed to sit on your counter and convince you not to eat that last slice of pizza. Well, th

Gamers getting older, fatter

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/40_year_old_chair.jpg" />Well, bad news for gamers in the Pacific Northwest. Turns out that according to a study by the CDC (Centers for

Internet-connected scale shares your shame with the world

I’m not a svelte man anymore, I’ll admit. Two kids – I ate them both – and lots of beer have forced my metabolism to run, cowering, resulting in size changes that would swallow

Pill does not mimic exercise, I am back to square one

The Frank Booth at the University of Missouri-Columbia took issue at the new “exercise pill” that essentially improves endurance even in the sedentary, mimicking some of the effects of exe

UK man upset that 'Wii Fit' called step-daughter fat

A girl in the UK who weighs around 85 pounds was told by Wii Fit that she was fat, despite being “a perfectly healthy, 4ft 9in tall 10-year old who swims [and] dances…She is solidly built

San Francisco mayor wants fat tax on soda, soda industry wants fat tax on video games instead

San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom wants to add an extra fee to the sale of drinks containing high-fructose corn syrup in a two-fold effort to fight fat and help fund fat-fighting programs around the ci

Dough-nu-matic makes mini donuts in under a minute

This, my friends, is a poorly named product. But you know what they say; you can’t judge a donut making machine by its ridiculous hyphen-happy name.

Telescoping Fork: What Yogi Uses During Football Season

Have you ever gotten to the point where you’re so lazy or tired that you can’t get yourself to move from the couch to the table to get another chicken wing? Football is starting back up an

OMG, Text 4 Ur Pizza? LMAO!

If you’re in the UK and you have a hankering for some good old fashioned American pizza, Domino’s is now just a text message away. You’ll first need to register some of your “f

The Fat Person Detecting Chair: Sweet Justice

Fat people are totally annoying, right? All fat and out of shape, getting in my way and taking up sooo much space on airplanes. Just enough already. That’s why this chair from—where else?&

Healthy Vending Tries to Stop Kids From Getting Fat While in School

Look, we tried to offer some advice on how to stay fit and not end up looking like a land monster. But since kids are so hell bent on being fat nowadays, it’s time for parents to cut off access

Schools Use DDR to Cure Fat Kids

Kids are fat these days. Kids also like to play video games more than they like to play regular teams sports like basketball or football. Light bulb! By getting kids to play Dance Dance Revolution at