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Small-town tech hub sneers at you, because it thinks you sneer at it

Technically Incorrect: Champaign-Urbana, Ill., the place that educated Mark Andreessen among others, thinks you associate it with "overweight white people." So it makes an ad to say so and get you to bring your tech skills there.

By May 9, 2015


The real Captain America is obese and bad at math

Think your beloved superhero is as hunky as Chris Evans? The real Cap' is more likely to be overweight and behind in school.

By July 2, 2014


City texts obese residents to remind them to lose weight

The English town of Stoke-on-Trent decides to text those who are seriously overweight. The intention is to be motivational. But won't it just be annoying?

By February 5, 2014


PowerColor's PowerJack saves the world from the scourge of overweight 3D cards

PowerColor's PowerJack offers support for overweight 3D cards.

By July 6, 2010


Seeking weight-loss counseling? Pick up the phone

A bit of good news on the heels of a study predicting the vast majority of Americans will be overweight or obese by 2020: telephone counseling appears every bit as effective at losing weight as traditional, in-person programs.

By November 17, 2011


Are gamers really overweight and depressed?

A new study claims that the average gamer is overweight and depressed. But some more digging reveals there's more (or less) to this study than meets the eye.

By August 19, 2009


Wii Fit says you're overweight and that's bad?

Wii Fit is under attack by obesity groups. Is it warranted?

By May 20, 2008


What Kevin Smith means for the future of PR

After the film director is kicked off a plane, being deemed too overweight to fly without purchasing an additional seat, a Twitter-based customer service nightmare ensues.

By February 16, 2010


CNET News Daily Podcast: MySpace makes iLike move official

What the deal means for the Facebook version of the music service, a Missouri woman gets charged with cyberbullying, and are gamers really overweight and depressed?

By August 19, 2009


Digital luggage scale saves money and muscles

By just lifting the bag, travelers can use the Balanzza Digital Luggage Scale to avoid overweight baggage fees.

By July 28, 2008