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2016/8/10 — 22:55

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精選奇文

  1. Michael Phelps uses cupping to ease his muscle pain. What does science say? (Vox)
    香港觀眾一睇就知,菲比斯身上的紅印來自拔罐。若要從科學角度了解他為何拔罐,似乎只有一個解釋有研究支持:安慰劑效應,即是心理作用。

  2. Why ‘Missed Call’ Marketing Has Taken Hold in India (Wharton University of Pennsylvania)
    講電話要錢,無接電話卻是免費,而且已經留下來電號碼,可以回電或發短訊,Missed Call Marketing 實在非常聰明。

  3. Want to win Olympic gold? Here's how tall you should be for archery, swimming, and more. (Vox)
    在奧運奪金不是夢,只要你達到不同項目的平均身高,就已經贏一半。

  4. Big in Canada: Throwing Axes for Fun (The Atlantic)
    我想「掉斧頭」這個活動在加拿大興起,是他們太好人又無地方宣洩怒氣吧?

天下奇文

  1. Olympic Swimmer Flips Off Dad Before Every Race (It Was Pop’s Idea) (Huffington Post)
    增強信心的方法有好多,這位人兄的方法是舉中指。

  2. You Asked: Why Am I Always Hungry? (Time)
    認住那些越食越令你肚餓的食物。

  3. The super-recognisers of Scotland Yard (New States Man)
    電腦的容貌辨認技術,拍馬也不能追上這些認人天才。

  4. When Ancient Romans Had Their Clothes Stolen, They Responded With Curse Tablets (Atlas Obscura)
    因為當年未有Facebook。

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