If you want to get paid to be a couch potato then you might be interested in this article. It highlights a job vacancy for a Professional Couch Potato. The successful applicant will get paid a salary of £24,000 a year to do nothing more than eat 400 extra calories a day and introduce a supplement into their diet. They will have their weight monitored over the course of the experiment which is to test a weight loss product called Proactol. So far 1,023 people have applied for the position which appears to be getting a lot of interest, I wonder why.