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Post: #245742 MKG
Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:05 am

Now this is much more like the world I know and love ...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15117051

Restores your faith in humanity, don't you think?

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Post: #245765 Green Aura
Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:47 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

My personal favourite

Medicine Prize: Shared by two teams whose independent research jointly established that people make better decisions about some kinds of things, but worse decisions about other kinds of things‚ when they have a strong urge to urinate.


Presumably one of the better decisions would be to go and pee! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post: #245786 MKG
Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:29 pm

Yep - not a bad one. My personal favourite is "No Evidence of Contagious Yawning in the Red-Footed Tortoise".

I mean, there's just nothing left to say after that revelation, is there? :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin:

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EDIT: Actually, I've just thought about it. Research programme ...

"Ho there, old South American chap, have you ever seen a red-footed tortoise yawn?"

"Que?" (that should be inverted question marks, but hey ...)

(In pidgin Spanish) "Red-footed tortoise, dear boy - have you ever seen one yawn?

"No".

"Ah, but have you ever seen one yawn contagiously?"

"Que?"

"Have you ever ... Marcus, tell him to put that machete down, please. Marcus? MARCUS?????"
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Post: #245791 greenorelse
Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:30 pm

MKG wrote:Yep - not a bad one. My personal favourite is "No Evidence of Contagious Yawning in the Red-Footed Tortoise".


I have to admit, that made me laugh out loud. Excellent. I wish I could dream up stuff like that.
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