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Seven staff fall pregnant after sitting in Brit hotel’s ‘fertility chair’

April 1st, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): A blue chair in the reception of a hotel in Britain has been dubbed as the "fertility chair" after seven women fell pregnant in the space of just ... Read more...

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A sneeze can contaminate surroundings for hours

February 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A single sneeze infests a room with deadly bugs and the contamination can last for hours. Microscopic droplets sneezed or coughed out float around the air in large ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Men ‘more interested in jobs where individual competition determines wages’

January 14th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A study at the University of Chicago has shown that men are more likely than women to seek jobs in which competition with coworkers affects pay rates, a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lift buttons 40 times filthier than toilet seats

September 27th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A lift button swarms with nearly 40 times as many bacteria as a public toilet seat. A study carried out in hotels, restaurants, banks, offices and airports found 313 ... Read more...

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Eating lunch off toilet seats safer than office desk!

July 20th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 20 (ANI): Having lunch off a toilet seat is safer than a typical office desk, according to an American microbiologist."There's more faecal bacteria in your kitchen sink than in your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Improved windows may help reduce electricity consumption

August 1st, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Improved window designs and positioning that could let in more light can cut indoor lighting needs by up to 99pct in Tropical regions, say researchers.In Tropical regions daylighting ... Read more...

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Government buildings in Britain emit more CO2 than all of Kenya

December 23rd, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A new analysis has revealed that public buildings in England and Wales are pumping out 11 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) a year, more than Kenyas ... Read more...

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What to avoid when buying a notebook

May 6th, 2008 - 9:41 am ICT by admin
By Jay Dougherty Washington, May 6 (DPA) Go shopping for a notebook computer today, and you're likely to focus on the specs that manufacturers tout: dual core processor, large screen, size, and lightweight. ... Read more...

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