Oh, by the Way, Trapped Chilean Miners, You’re Fat

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Even as they fret about the precarious psychological state of the miners who will remain trapped in a mine shelter 2,300 feet underground for the next four months, Chilean authorities say that, in order to fit through the rescue tunnel being dug for them, 9 of the 33 miners really need to trim their waistlines. So try to maintain some self-control if you run across any all-you-can-eat buffets in that mine shelter of yours. [9News]