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    Contagious Obesity

    Scientists are claiming that your social network could be making you fat.

    Instead of virtually poking your friends all day on Facebook, make a mental note to do it in real life. Giggling and poking burns calories.

    Editorial note: Whoa! You've found a super-old post here on BuzzFeed, from an earlier era of the site. It doesn't really represent where we are anymore, and may in fact be totally broken, but we're leaving it up as a part of our early history.

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