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Brits may get paid for losing weight

Overweight Brits may soon find that shedding extra pounds would benefit their wallets as well as their waistlines.<p>The UK public health service, the NHS, wants to encourage companies to reward employees who lose excess weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle.<p>Dubbed the 'pounds for pounds' program by …

Hazmat suit maker hustles to meet Ebola demand

Hazmat suit maker Lakeland Industries is raising money to ramp up production to meet demand from the Ebola outbreak.<p>Lakeland (LAKE) said late Friday that it is raising $11.2 million through a private placement stock sale.<p>The company said it was doing this, in part, to support "the increased demand …

Ebola tracking system for Sierra Leone offered by IBM

<b>IBM will put its super-computing data crunching to use in Sierra Leone, as part of the fight against the deadly disease Ebola.</b><p>It has launched a system which allows citizens to report Ebola-related issues and government, health agencies and others to keep track of the disease.<p>Citizens can use SMS or …

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Want to save your favorite film? Here’s how to fix a scratched DVD or CD

So you let your buddy borrow your DVD of <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> and now it’s scratched — guess they didn’t show Chris Pratt’s epic film the …

How Did Baseball Fans Watch the World Series Before TV?

From the Play-O-Graph to the Jackson Manikin Baseball Indicator, the forgotten history of simulated ballgames.<p>Finding a place to watch sports isn't hard in this country—especially baseball. This week and next, bars around the country (and pretty much anywhere with a TV in Kansas City and San …