What did it take to wake up the Rip Van Winkle box office, asleep for the past 20 or more weeks? Just some fast cars, faster women, a bank vault dragged through the streets of Rio de Janeiro, more wasting of fuel than in the BP oil spill and two bald giants Vin Diesel and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson kicking the crap out of each other.
Fast food chains are notoriously cagey about telling consumers how their food gets from the field to the feedlot to the drive-thru window. Hope Jahren, a researcher at the University of Hawaii, believes consumers have a right to know how their food is made
Like more than a billion fellow Muslims around the world, Sulley Muntari began the monthlong fasting ritual of Ramadan on Aug. 22. Abstaining from food or drink during daylight hours is challenging enough for the average person, but for the Ghana-born Muntari, a professional soccer player with Italy’s Serie A team Inter Milan, running over six miles per game on an empty stomach might have proven to be too much to take.
Mia Farrow ended her liquid-only fast aimed at calling attention to the crisis in Darfur after 12 days as her health took "a downturn," according to her publicist. Farrow began her fast last month to call attention to the demand that “world leaders take immediate action and demand that international aid is restored” to Darfur, her publicist said. The actress planned to fast for three weeks, but under doctor’s orders she will hand off to billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson, who will start his planned three-day fast a week early, said Jonathan Freedman
A person’s risk of stroke is associated with the number of fast-food restaurants near their residence, according to a study presented Thursday at a stroke conference in San Diego, California. Researchers led by Dr