Shyam Ramlal

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Sports Sitting Will Kill Us All

Amid a growing belief in the long-term health risks of sitting, what is a sports fan to do?<p>It’s confirmed: Watching sports will slowly kill us all.<p>And I’m not just referring to fans of the 0-3 Detroit Lions.<p>The other day the Journal’s health columnist Sumathi Reddy wrote a very troubling column in …

Sitting

B.B. King and The Thrill Is Gone: PIctures

New York City

How the Internet of Things is affecting urban design

The Internet of Things is coming to a city near you.<p>That's not a tagline for the latest summer blockbuster or an ad for a swanky coffee shop chain: …

And The Academy Award For Advertising Engagement Goes To...

They call the Academy Awards the “Super Bowl for Women.” Unlike the Super Bowl, ad space was sold out four months before the event. Just like the Super Bowl, ad rates were up to $1.9 million for a 30-second spot with first-time host, Neil Patrick Harris.<p>Last year the Academy Awards captured nearly …

The Oscars

The Kids Are Not All Right

We're raising a generation of sad, pale, bloated wimps, but it's fixable<p><b>Gentlemen, take heed.</b> Our children are getting soft. Not just wimpy, or less sharp, but doughy. And pale, too. As the generation that has overseen childhood obesity levels quadruple and the induction of nature deficit disorder, …

Parenting