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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Video Games Actually Improve Real Life Skills

Written on December 21, 2010 by Chris Martin

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MOM, listen up. There's more to a video game than blowing stuff up or getting a virtual achievement and trophy. They actually improve skills that are essential in real life, and we have evidence to prove it.

Researchers from University of Rochester and University Toronto conducted studies that may very well prove that video games can help develop a person’s skills in attention, vision, and particular aspects of cognition. This means they can see details better, can keep focus longer, and then some. Top that with a bag of chips and we’re ready to party.

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