If Electroshock Therapy Could Stop Your Binge Eating, Would You Do It?

We've read about a number of extreme weight-loss measures lately: form an elective feeding tube to an intragastric weight-loss balloon, seemingly nothing is to drastic for those desperate to lose weight. » 6/26/12 9:40pm 6/26/12 9:40pm

Enviga Fat Burning Tea: Snake Oil Scam, Just as You Predicted

Hopefully you didn't get too excited about our recent post about Enviga, the Coca-Cola Company green tea that apparently claims to burn more calories than it contains. Our Consumerist pals are the ones with the whole truth, and they found that the research behind this claim is bogus. Studying the fine print, they… » 10/18/06 2:01pm 10/18/06 2:01pm

Design Concept: Cutting Board with Embedded Scale

This design concept by Jess Griffin and Jim Termeer is a cutting board with an embedded scale in a circular area on its right half, telling you the exact weight of those ingredients you're about to place into your recipe or on your plate. The 10"x15" cutting board is designed to use electronic ink to display weight, with … » 9/06/06 11:27am 9/06/06 11:27am