Yes, it's true . Fat people and smokers save the government and the health care system money. So can we please go back to doing as we wish, not as we're told? And further, snarl at those who lie to us on this point?
More on 'elf'n'safety. Of course, it's vitally important  that the are regulations about workplace safety, fines for breaching them and inspectors to enforce? Yes? Well, such are entirely dwarfed  by the effects of the extra wages employers pay to workers for risky activities. The incentives are already there.
Disturbing evidence  that there really might be people to dumb to be allowed to vote.
This compulsory education  idea might be worse than previously thought. Much vocational training actually has a negative return.
Something for our cartophile (?) audience. Another fascinating map site .
And finally , proof that intelligence is not a requirement to be a BBC newsreader.