In the 1930s, ironized yeast tablets became a diet fad, promising to help folks gain weight quickly and put on “pounds of firm flesh, enticing curves” in just a few weeks.
Also. Apparently you had no chance of ever getting laid back then if you were skinny.
- A Memphis police officer was shot dead on Saturday night while conducting a routine traffic stop, according to a statement from the Memphis Police Department.
- A conservation group in Zimbabwe reported that Jericho, the brother of beloved lion Cecil, was shot and killed by a hunter. But some scientists monitoring the pride believe he is OK.
- Joe Biden has begun to "actively explore a possible presidential campaign," the New York Times reports.