But wait! It turns out we're not being cheap! We're just being thin. According to Science, "there is a direct link between 'reduced exposure to seasonal cold and increases in obesity in the UK and US,'" as reported in The Telegraph (in, heads up, a very poorly written article).
The co-author, Marcella Ucci, added, "The findings suggest that lower winter temperatures in buildings might contribute to tackling obesity as well as reducing carbon emissions."Well, I'm gonna go put on another Snuggie. Here's to being a little bit fatter next year.