Tag Archives: Game

Can a new generation of weight-loss drugs finally help patients win at the losing game?

In 1992, a University of Rochester pharmacologist named Michael Weintraub published a study on a drug combination that appeared to produce never-before-seen weight loss. By week 34, his subjects — 121 volunteers — lost, on average, 30 pounds. What’s more, they rated the fenfluramine-plus-phentermine regimen not only more helpful than placebo, but also not terribly “bothersome.” The tiny study… Read More »

A Different ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Plays the Same Character in Both ‘Rocketman’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Paramount/Getty Images/20th Century Fox John Reid may not be a name as embedded in the lore of popular music history as “Elton John” or “Queen,” but he’s a key figure in the story of both of those classic acts. And, weirdly enough, the cinematic connection of Reid—in last year’s Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, and this… Read More »

Sleeping Queens Card Game, 79 Cards

Imagine a place where there?s a queen of all pancakes, a king of cookies and a pack of over-protective dragons? If this sounds like something out of a dream, it actually is! Sleeping Queens was invented by 6-year-old Miranda Evarts, who thought up the game one night when she couldn?t fall asleep. She awoke the… Read More »