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How To Live To Be 100 Years Old

How to Live To 100 - written on balloons
Improvements in social welfare and medicine mean that many people born today will be able to live to be at least 100 years old. However, our other modern traits, such as eating junk food, not exercising, drinking excessive amounts of…

The Captive Diet

Pierre Borghi
The BBC today ran the story of how Frenchman Pierre Borghi escaped from the Taliban in Afghanistan after losing enough weight to allow him to wriggle free through small window 3m off the ground. He spent 4 months in a…

Pope Meets with Arnold Schwarzenegger to Plan Father Universe Competition

Portrait of Pope Francis smiling
We originally ran this story in 2010, then come April 1st of 2012 we could not resist re-publishing it. An April Fool, but it really could be a good idea. Maybe more organisations should start running their own fitness competitions to motivate staff and members to get in shape. Weight loss clubs are not uncommon in offices around the world, so why not Mr. Corporate Universe competitions?