Japan Seeks Trim Waists

Would he make the cut? Photo by MShades.
The New York Times notes the Japanese response to a global problem - obesity. The tool at the heart of this approach? The humble tape measure.

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Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

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Looking At : Jan 25, 2015.

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, the Daily 'Paper' and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.

One Dollar Dining.Dr Joel Fuhrman points to an interesting article in the New York Times which asks the simple question : You're hungry, but only have one dollar to spend. What do you buy? The answer, unsurprisingly, turns out to be the...
Looking At : Apr 7, 2013.

What we were talking about this week : on Google+, Twitter, and the 'Paper'

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 6 Jul 07).It's been an obscenely busy week here at Straight to the Bar. Amid the mayhem, the following made their way onto the site : Articles : Thib took a look at the 3 ways to pack on a bit of...
The kids are getting bigger.At first I thought it was just the time of year. A news report this morning, however, confirmed it : the rate of obesity among Scotland's children is currently double the UK average. With over a third of 12-year-olds now...

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