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Office in Awkward Silence After Coworker Sneezes, Farts|Humor

Office in Awkward Silence After Coworker Sneezes, Farts|Humor

AUSTIN, TX – An awkward silence has persisted in the Kingston Medical Supply office after an employee sneezed and farted at the same time. “It was a pretty normal day up until about 10 minutes ago, when all of a sudden someone sneezes and farts at the same time and then… then we all kinda […]

Turkish currency's freefall rocks world equity markets, euro

Turkish currency's freefall rocks world equity markets, euro

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – A plunge in the Turkish lira rocked global equities and emerging markets on Friday and fear of further fallout sent investors scurrying for safety in assets like the yen and U.S. government bonds. European shares and a gauge of global equity markets closed down more than 1 percent, while Wall Street […]

Tight underwear really is linked to lower sperm counts in men

Tight underwear really is linked to lower sperm counts in men

Not great for keeping coolMike Morden / Alamy By Sam Wong A man’s choice of underwear really can have an impact on his sperm, according to the largest study yet on the subject. Jorge Chavarro and colleagues at Harvard University asked 656 men to provide a semen sample and blood sample, and answer a questionnaire about what type of […]

Ecstasy-like drugs might relieve social difficulties in autism

Ecstasy-like drugs might relieve social difficulties in autism

Mouse studies hint that social difficulties in autism might be caused by faulty serotonin signalling in the brain and can be helped with serotonin-boosting drugs An ecstasy-like drug has been tested on mice that display autism-like behaviourEdd Westmacott/Alamy By Alice Klein Mimicking the effects of the drug ecstasy seems to restore normal social behaviour in […]

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