Japan ‘diet glasses’ fool wearers into eating less

TOKYO – Goggles that trick the wearer into thinking the plain snack in their hand is a chocolate cookie, or make biscuits appear larger have been unveiled in Japan, offering hope to weak-willed dieters everywhere. Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed devices that use computer wizardry and augmented reality to fool the senses and make users feel more

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Snow White is fairest of all the weekend box office

LOS ANGELES — “Snow White the Huntsman� turned out to be a fairer box-office beauty than Hollywood anticipated. According to studio estimates Sunday, Universal Pictures’ action yarn inspired by the fairy-tale princess debuted strongly at No. 1 with $56.3 million domestically. That’s about $20 million higher than industry expectations. Without the built-in business that generally goes with a sequel, “Snow

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Riders rookie makes news with loud shoes

REGINA — Demetrius Crawford was reputedly a flashy tailback even before he arrived in Regina. That reputation was reinforced when Crawford arrived at the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ rookie camp, at which his chartreuse cleats made him instantly conspicuous. “I like his shoes,’’ Roughriders head coach Corey Chamblin said with a laugh following Friday’s rookie-camp session at the University of Regina. “I

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VANSTONE: Roughriders’ Justin Harper puts football in perspective

REGINA — The inherent stresses of rookie camp are not evident in conversation with Saskatchewan Roughriders receiving prospect Justin Harper. As important as it is to him to rejuvenate his pro football career with a successful CFL tryout, he realizes that it is not a life-and-death situation — unlike the horror he experienced while in university at Virginia Tech on

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