Aug 02 2012

London Mayor is a Web Star

Watch out for the sharks! London mayor becomes Web star. TODAY 

One man's misfortune is another's Internet meme.

Hours after London Mayor Boris Johnson became stuck on a zip-line, online jokesters added him to a variety of strange places. Johnson even joined the TODAY team! 

 

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Aug 02 2012

Diet or Exercise

Diet or Exercise: Which is Better for Losing Weight? Shine from YAHOO! 

One way I make it through my work out when I'm huffing and puffing on the treadmill is to tell myself that after it's all over, I can reward myself with a little extra food. That's because exercise revs up metabolism, right? Wrong. For years the common refrain from fitness gurus and diet books has been that if you exercise regularly you'll keep torching those Big Macs all day long--and even at night ("It's a miracle! Lose weight while you sleep!").

The "boost your metabolism" chorus makes many people scratch their heads when they start an exercise program and step on the scale a few weeks later to discover their weight hasn't budged, or maybe they have even gained a pound or two. (Read more)

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Aug 02 2012

Facebook Fakes

Facebook: More than 83 million users are fake. msnbc 

People with multiple Facebook accounts, profiles for pets, “zombie blondes.”  These are a few examples of the 83.09 million fake users Facebook revealed this week as part of the social network's first public quarterly earnings report.  

These fake accounts make up 8.7 percent of Facebooks 955 million monthly active users.

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