Sitting Is the Smoking of Our Generation

I find myself, probably like many of you, spending way too much time in front of my computer. When I do face-to-face meetings, my colleagues and I typically met around some conference table, sometimes at an airport lounge (nothing like getting the most out of a long layover), and quite often at coffee shops (hello… » 1/15/13 12:00pm 1/15/13 12:00pm

Amazon Food Delivery Brings Fantasy of Never Leaving Home Closer to…

Hoping to expand its web cornucopia, the Financial Times reports Amazon is planning a home grocery delivery service. Between FreshDirect and other delivery services, competition's stiff, but there will never be too many ways to be fed by the internet. » 1/25/11 11:20am 1/25/11 11:20am

Treadmill Bed Sends Mixed Signals to the Morbidly Obese

This handy invention is a combination of a treadmill and a bed. It automatically props your fat ass up and puts your feet on a treadmill. Apparently, you can exercise this way. Wait, what? Call me crazy, but moving your feet while sitting down isn't a form of exercise. It certainly isn't jogging. If you're sitting on… » 9/02/08 10:30am 9/02/08 10:30am

'Abdominal Etching' Provides a Six-Pack Without the Exercise

Do you want a hot set of washboard abs to impress the ladies with? Are you also much too lazy to actually do the sit-ups required to get them naturally? Good news, America! You can get "abdominal etching" done, a form of plastic surgery that gives you a six-pack without the work. For a mere $4,000 to $7,000 you too can… » 11/09/07 11:20am 11/09/07 11:20am

Rocket Fishing Rod: If You're Too Lazy to Fish Properly

Fishing is supposed to be relaxing, dammit. Sure, sitting on a boat in the sun drinking beer with your buddies is relaxing, but what about the whole casting motion? You call that relaxing?! I need to actually move my arm and exert some energy, which I am not a fan of. What I need is this Rocket Fishing Rod, which… » 1/30/07 11:50am 1/30/07 11:50am