Every year on April Fools' Day I remind myself to be on my guard, and every year I forget long enough to believe something I shouldn't. Here's this year's roundup on the diet and exercise front. Find any more? Post links in the comments section.
Sustainable-food guru Alice Waters has introduced a line of frozen entrees, says Civil Eats. The package contains no actual food but instead consists of a $19.99 terra-cotta plate, perfectly seasoned and awaiting your own local vegetables. NYC Subways to Install Treadmills in Stations
Think of all the time New Yorkers spend waiting for the subway! Soon they will be able to make the eternal wait for the F train productive by using new treadmills installed on the station platforms, reports FitSugar. Movie Theater to Debut Popcorn Popped in Bacon Fat
The Ethicurian reports that one San Francisco movie theater is going to use bacon grease to pop its popcorn. Bad news for vegetarians, but at least the grease would be from free-range hogs. Usain Bolt to Run Part of Boston Marathon
OK, this is the one that got me: Runner ' s World reports (exclusively, naturally) that Usain Bolt, the Jamaican sprinter who collected three Olympic gold medals in Beijing, is going to run the first 15 miles of the Boston Marathon as a pacer. If he keeps going at his 100-meter pace, he could shatter the world record and finish in about 1:08, the article goes on to say. That's when I realized I'd been had.