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Tuesday: October 20, 2009

Six things your body does that science can't explain.Six things your body does that science can't explain.

As for why yawning is contagious, some scientists have pointed to human being's primitive herd instincts, figuring group yawning could have helped regulate sleeping patterns so that a 'whoops, we all fell asleep at once and got eaten by giant sloths' situation didn't develop.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 11:56 AM | Tags (9) | cracked | funny | science | body | ticks | quirks | sneezes | yawns | contagious |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 77 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Yawning in court could land you up to six months in jail.Yawning in court could land you up to six months in jail.

That'll teach you to cover your mouth.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 4:16 PM | Tags (6) | chicago | court | fyi | jail | judge | yawn |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Yahoo's new homepage not as exciting as some would have hoped.Yahoo's new homepage not as exciting as some would have hoped.

Users will notice a difference and there are features which will make life simpler. But there's nothing here to cause swarms of new users to Yahoo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:48 AM | Tags (4) | redesign | revamp | yahoo | yawn |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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