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Science Confirms: Your Boring Desk Job Is Slowly Killing You

If you think your work is actually making you dumb, you might be onto something.<p>Researchers at Florida State University recently conducted and …

The real reason your eyes go red after swimming isn't chlorine, but urine

Think your red eyes at the pool are caused by chlorine? Think again<p>Bloodshot eyes after swimming is not as a result of chlorine but in fact caused by urine contained in the pool, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed.<p>Contaminants in the pool, including urine and sweat, bind to …

We don't need the sound of silence

The World Health Organisation says we should only listen to one hour of music a day. Rubbish, it's the volume that's the problem, says Neil McCormick<p>The World Health Organisation says <b>we should listen to music for no more than an hour a day</b>. Is that even possible in the modern world?<p>I start my …

Could Analyzing How Humans Think Make Better Video Games?

Trying to get more players to that unique state of gaming nirvana<p>Recently, on a cold, solitary evening, I decided to reprise one of my teenage pastimes: I played Super Mario 64. At first it was a little different than I remembered—the picture grainier, the music tinnier, my computer keyboard …

A piece of Amelia Earhart's plane has been found, researchers claim

The part may be the piece used to repair one of the plane's windows<p>Researchers think they’ve finally found a piece of Amelia Earhart’s lost plane. An aluminum sheet, found in 1991 on Nikumaroro Island, might be the patch that once covered a window on Earhart’s plane, reports <i>Discovery News</i>. The …