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Funny story: Researchers Find Shorter Titles And Sentences In Articles Are More Likely To Be Read Than If One Tries To Put Too Much Before Readers All At Once, 9 Times Out Of 10

Researchers Find Shorter Titles And Sentences In Articles Are More Likely To Be Read Than If One Tries To Put Too Much Before Readers All At Once, 9 Times Out Of 10

Cambridge, U.K. - Researchers at Cambridge University have found that, when constructing titles for online publications, doesn't matter what type or genre they are, just online ones, nothing specific, are more likely to be read by the vast majority of people, i.e. the audience, readers, those lumps of organic material staring blindly into cyberspace , hoping to be awaken by some thunderbolt of int...

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Funny story: Is Michelle Obama on the Ropes?

Is Michelle Obama on the Ropes?

Shocking results of a new study that looked at the effects of diet on life span are shaking up dieticians and health care workers worldwide. Published in the March Journal of Diet and Health Environment, the study showed that there is an undeniable...

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Funny story: Worst Ten Requests for a Raise

Worst Ten Requests for a Raise

The top 100 companies in America Have funded a Human Resource project looking at strategies for increasing personal income. Although there may be apparently good reasons to ask your boss for a raise, he or she may not always agree with you. Economics professor Hugh R. Fyred explains the top ten worst reasons you can give for a raise. 10. My Wife Wants a New Swimming Pool Your boss's spouse...

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Funny story: Americans are tired of 'better love and marriage' books

Americans are tired of 'better love and marriage' books

A two year-long study completed by Cornell University's 'Bettelheim Group for SUPER-SUPER Loving Relationships' will appear in the March issue of 'The Journal of Love Me, Love You, Too,' the World's iconic medium for current research into why men and women and gays either relate or don't give a flying fart about one another. The Journal is published in 17 languages and even appears on newstands in...

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Funny story: Study shows people to be "less amazing" than previously thought

Study shows people to be "less amazing" than previously thought

A recent study by the University of Wisconsin shows that the term "amazing" when used to describe others may be less accurate than believed. The researchers came to this conclusion after following the lives of dozens of girlfriends, boyfriends,...

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Funny story: Scientific Study Finds That People Lose Their Marbles At Forty!

Scientific Study Finds That People Lose Their Marbles At Forty!

A recent scientific study to determine the age when the human brain starts to show a significant decline in it's reasoning powers has found that it's no later than forty. This is much earlier than was determined by a different team of scientists in 2...

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Funny story: Jeans influence how much sleep you need

Jeans influence how much sleep you need

A study of 15 people found that those wearing baggy jeans slept much longer than the normal average of 8 hours. And those wearing 'severely-distressed' jeans reported fewer hours of sleep - mainly because of the draughts. Researchers planned to su...

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Funny story: Scientists prove colour is not a black and white issue

Scientists prove colour is not a black and white issue

A team of brain researchers, painters and decorators at Do-It-All University have found that some people have the ability to hallucinate colours at will - even without the help of hypnosis, hallucinogenic drugs, or Dulux colour charts. The study,...

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Funny story: Scientists on the verge of making sense

Scientists on the verge of making sense

Scientists at Harvard Medical School are beginning to unravel the mystery of making sense. In a ground-breaking project headed by Professor Edith Nash, a wide cross-section of people was tested for evidence of sense, or lack thereof. "By under...

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Funny story: Scientists Find The Thatcher Genes

Scientists Find The Thatcher Genes

Genetic scientists have achieved a major breakthrough in increasing our understanding of the human genome, now being able to identify genes which are directly responsible for specific personal attributes. Dr Xyy Chromo-Some, who has led the resear...

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Funny story: Adolescent sex can stunt growth and spark depression, according to study on hamsters

Adolescent sex can stunt growth and spark depression, according to study on hamsters

If you're looking for ways to put your adolescent children off having sex try this one: "It'll stop you growing…" Scientists claim teenage romps can also spark depression and autoimmune system conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome. They susp...

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Funny story: Average person makes 773,618 decisions in a lifetime

Average person makes 773,618 decisions in a lifetime

The average person will make 773,618 decisions over a lifetime - and will come to regret 143,262 of them. A typical adult makes 27 judgments a day - usually starting with whether to turn off the alarm or hit snooze. And each decision can take u...

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Funny story: Study that claims larger brain areas for many-friended Facebookers wreacking havoc at Vermont college

Study that claims larger brain areas for many-friended Facebookers wreacking havoc at Vermont college

HARFOLD, Vt.--The student body at Harfold State College is at odds with a recently-released U.K. study. British researchers are claiming that Facebook users with lots of friends tend to have larger areas of the brain than do those who have less frien...

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Funny story: In An Attempt To Boost Sagging Revenue New U.S. Postage Stamps Featuring Nude Female Celebrities Will Soon Be Available For Purchase

In An Attempt To Boost Sagging Revenue New U.S. Postage Stamps Featuring Nude Female Celebrities Will Soon Be Available For Purchase

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The last time that the United States Postal System was in such a financial mess Paul Revere was riding through the streets of Pocatello, Idaho shouting that the redcoats were coming and that you could not miss them because they wer...

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Funny story: Cern Boffins Baffled By Faster-Than-Light Particles

Cern Boffins Baffled By Faster-Than-Light Particles

Cern scientists have been baffled by experiments which seem to turn a century of physics on its head. They claim to have witnessed neutrinos travelling at speeds faster than the speed of light. If they are shown to be correct, it could throw doubt...

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Funny story: Conflicting Studies Debate "Movers and Shakers"

Conflicting Studies Debate "Movers and Shakers"

In one of the most bizarre turns of research, medical and psychological researchers from the United States and Great Britain have clashed over studies investigating "Movers and Shakers". Professors at the Picadilly Hovel University in Tweed at Sus...

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Funny story: Study Proves Leaders Tie Their Shoes

Study Proves Leaders Tie Their Shoes

After four years of undergraduate studies at Harvard University, Gavin McCloud hypothesized that great leaders tie their shoes. For all four years as a psychology major he watched people tie their shoes. "I knew I was on to something," said McC...

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