Research shows weight-free weight training is much easier than standard weight training

Dallas, TX (dpo) – Love the gym? We’ve got good news! It is now clear that you can make weight training, such as bench presses, much easier for yourself simply by not using any weights. This is the conclusion of a study run by the PwC Health Research Institute in Texas. In the test phase, the participants who trained without weights were able to keep going for much longer on average than their peers using weights.
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California first state to replace school grades with emojis

Sacramento (dpo) - English: 😳, P.E.: 😄, math: 💩 – from next semester, this could be an example of a California high school student’s report card. The State Senate has announced that the grading system is to be completely overhauled and will now employ emojis rather than letters.
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Child dropped off at school in 340 horsepower SUV every day must weigh over a ton

Fareham, Hampshire (dpo) - This mother drives her son to school every day in an SUV with 340 horsepower, meaning he probably weighs approximately 1 ton. At least, this is the conclusion at which other parents have arrived, having witnessed this peculiar spectacle on a regular basis.
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“You call that torture? Ha!” – Donald Rumsfeld ridicules devil

Hell (dpo) - Is that it? Former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld died on 29 June and is currently being tortured in hell for the many war crimes for which he was responsible. He believes, though, that the methods applied are of poor quality.

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Too nice: bus driver ordered to attend unfriendliness training

Rösrath, Germany (dpo) - Even after four months, Max Wannemaker doesn’t quite seem to have settled into his new job as a bus driver. The nice and accommodating 36 year-old is viewed with suspicion by colleagues and supervisors. His boss is now resorting to drastic measures: Wannemaker is being sent on an unfriendliness course in order to finally meet the profile requirements for customer-facing staff on public transport.
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Porn star spends year as plumber to prepare for role

Headington, UK (dpo) - Rocco Beaumon (27 years old), also known as Dick Crazy, is a real pro. The porn star, director and producer of adult films spent an entire year working as a plumber for a medium-sized company in the Oxford suburb of Headington – all to prepare for his role in the short film Horny Housewives without Cash II which lasts just 24 minutes! The self-professed perfectionist was on a mission to learn how to properly see to a U bend and plunge a dirty, blocked-up plughole.
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Survey: people in relationships more prone to cheating than singles

Munich (dpo) - Popular opinion has it that singles are reckless go-getters with ever-changing partners, who have no idea of what the term ‘faithfulness’ actually means. A recent survey is now challenging this long-standing prejudice: according to polling institute Opinion Control, people in relationships cheat significantly more on their partners than do their non-attached counterparts.
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