Being Overweight Is Pricey
A new economic study has pegged the yearly cost of being overweight: $4,879 for women and $2,646 for men. The new study, detailed on MSNBC.com calculates the what it costs to be bigger from more sick days and lost productivity to higher fuel costs. What's with the big difference between costs for men and women? Heavier women earn less than their skinnier counterparts, while men make equal pay despite their weight, the study found.
Amputee Swims Channel
A lot of people have measured their swimming stamina by crossing the English Channel. But when quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon swam it this week in 13 hours, he proved he could come back from a harrowing injury and still knock off a major bucket list item. Read more about his swim from Time.com .