Showing posts from June, 2013

Your brain is more active sleeping than it is watching TV

No wonder they call it the idiot box. Watching television is such a passive activity that it requires less brain power than sleeping. What a great reason to catch a few more zees!

French kisses spread parasites and bacteria

French kissing can be fun, but you might want to think twice before you pucker up. In an average make-out session, you will swap more than 40,000 parasites and 250 types of bacteria. Ewww!

A taxi driver killed two brothers a year apart

In a freak coincidence, Erskine Lawrence Ebbin was killed by a taxi in Bermuda in July 1975. The July before, the same taxi driver had killed Erskin's brother Neville. But the coincidences don't stop there. The brothers were riding the same moped, and were killed by the exact same taxi. The taxi driver was also transporting the same passenger on both occasions. Spooky!