What should Fat Betty do? From the baby formula diet to safflower oil shots, how women kept their weight down in the Sixties

What should Fat Betty do From the baby formula diet to safflower oil shots, how women kept their weight down in the Sixties By Tamara Abraham PUBLISHED: 21:02 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:51 GMT, 16 April 2013 Though she may no longer be quite so 'Fat Betty', Mad Men's Mrs Francis is still trying to 'reduce' in the newest episodes.

The beast of East River: Was washed-up pig really a dead rat (or maybe a dog)?

Mystery of the beast of the East River: Was washed-up pig really a dead rat – or even a dog. Dubbed the “Manhattan monster”, a horrifying mystery creature with a mutilated face, snarling snout and five toes on each foot has washed up under the Brooklyn Bridge, perplexing New Yorkers.

The heartstopping moment neighbour CATCHES seven-year-old girl as she plummeted from THREE STORY window

Caught on camera: Heart-stopping moment neighbour saved life of seven-year-old girl as she plummeted from THIRD-STOREY window. A seven-year-old Brooklyn girl is safe thanks to a fast-acting neighbor who came to her rescue.

Dream come true! Two “mad scientists” create sleep mask that lets people CONTROL their dreams

Real life Inception: Two “mad scientists” create sleep mask that lets people CONTROL their dreams.In a twist straight out of the movie Inception, a duo of developers from Brooklyn, New York, have built a sleeping mask designed to allow people to have lucid dreams that they can control.

Never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City

Never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City.Almost a million images of New York and its municipal operations have been made public for the first time on the internet.