From the Financial Times : "A Japanese entertainment company is to help children in West Virginia fight the battle of the bulge by getting them to dance along to its video game during gym classes.
"All 765 of West Virginia’s public schools will incorporate Konami’s “Dance Dance Revolution”video game in the curriculum within the next two years in an effort to fight the state’s growing epidemic of childhood obesity. The move marks the first partnership of its kind."
The insidious machine that will con innocent
kids into getting fit, when they think they're
actually just playing a video game.
OBESITY CAN BE 'CAUGHT' FROM A VIRUS (AND TRIPLE CHEESEY EXTRA CHEESE WITH CHEEZY CRUST ON DOUBLE CHEESE BASE PIZZAS)
"A sharp increase in the number of Britons who are severely overweight may be the result of a virus that allows people to “catch” obesity, controversial research suggests.
"A study by American scientists, published today, offers evidence supporting the theory that fat is infectious and is caused by a family of viruses that affect certain people."
BUT DON'T WORRY, THERE MIGHT BE A VACCINE FOR THAT OBESITY VIRUS
This man needs a video game, now.
"Although in early stages, the findings could lead to the development of a ‘fat vaccine' reducing the mounting pressure on food manufacturers, who have been held largely responsible for the disease."