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HealthyWage Lets Dieters Gamble Away The Pounds

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2011 | 7:22 AM

There's no aerobic value in throwing dice, spinning the roulette wheel or playing slots -- but a fitness company thinks dieters can gamble themselves into better shape by betting how far they can tip the scale.

In a new fitness initiative, dieters who wager $100 will win $200 if...

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HealthyWage Lets Dieters Gamble Away The Pounds

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2011 | 2:22 PM

There's no aerobic value in throwing dice, spinning the roulette wheel or playing slots -- but a fitness company thinks dieters can gamble themselves into better shape by betting how far they can tip the scale.

In a new fitness initiative, dieters who wager $100 will win $200 if...

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Belgian Is The World's Least 'Cool' Nationality, According To Study

(19) Comments | Posted September 8, 2011 | 8:27 AM

The biggest question in Brussels today isn't whether Flanders should be independent or whether a waffle topped with chocolate is a faux pas. Instead, it's why the whole world thinks the country is so uncool.

Belgians helped found the European Union and invented French fries -- but that apparently isn't...

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Scotch In A Can: Whisky Maker Scottish Spirits Adds Aluminum Siding To Liquor

(3) Comments | Posted January 2, 2011 | 4:08 PM

Canned haggis isn't the only aluminum-packaged Scottish export guaranteed to raise eyebrows at a dinner party.

Scotch whisky will soon be sold in a can in the United States, putting a liquor prized for its pedigree and price into a humble container known for its affordability and portability....

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