My new standing desk isn’t doing too bad. Of course, when I need to record audio for screencasts or plug in just about anything, I need to switch back to the regular desk. But this might hold me over until I can get something like this or go all-out with this and a treadmill.
I’m going to have to ask my doctor about this.
While we’re all dimly aware that we take a lot of pills, we have no intuition for how big the problem is. And when you lay out the stats, the figures are nothing short of terrifying, as this infographic shows.
Olivia Judson brakes down some of the physiological reasons why sitting down for a living is literally bad for humans, and why being a regular at the gym isn’t enough.
Natural selection at work.
The Webcycle: the faster you pedal, the faster your internet goes.
Man, I don’t go running for two days, and my Nike+ Mini is already sitting on his ass playing video games, chiding me to get back out there.