Inventor of ‘Flash-Matic’ TV remote dies at 96
In 1955, Eugene Polley created the first ever TV remote control and changed the world forever. Did his ‘Flash-Matic’ make our lives better – or make society much worse?
Doctors warn fat is now the deadliest killer ever
This was the weekend the doctors rebelled. After an Easter scoffing chocolate, we are dying from a 21st Century consumer plague of sugary, unhealthy foods claim British medics.
Obese will soon outnumber the hungry 2 to 1
The world's obese now hugely outnumber those who are starving, and the gap is widening fast. What does this mean for the future of our planet's food production?
Fat people in Arizona told: ‘Diet or be fined’
Overweight welfare claimants in the US state of Arizona face paying fines if they don't follow diets laid down by their doctor. Is that fair?
New tax proposal for salt, sugar, alcohol and fat
A Professor of Nutrition at Glasgow University says the UK will soon be a nation of 'elderly blobbies'. Another expert says the only way to save ourselves is to tax junk food.