Join me at 6:20am every morning as we fire up the neurons with useless trivia that you just can't resist. We call this THE BRAINBUSTER. Or just BRAINBUSTER would be fine. You put a THE in front of it and people may start taking it seriously.
Enjoy! We'll post each day's answers here everyday!
BRAINBUSTER: according to a new study of out UC Berkeley, THIS is the worst thing for your relationship.
(CLUE: it’s something you’re not getting enough of)
ANSWER: lack of sleep
A study suggests that lack of sleep tends to prioritize ourselves over our partner and become complete jerks. We forget the little things, like saying “thank you.” The study, out of UC Berkeley, found that if “you slept like a baby, but your partner didn’t, you’ll probably both end up grouchy.”
BRAINBUSTER: researchers at Cambridge University used the first webcam to monitor this object. Monitor a what?
ANSWER: a coffee pot
The year was 1991 and the Trojan Room coffee pot was the inspiration for the world's first webcam. The coffee pot was located in the so-called Trojan Room within the old Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. The webcam was created to help people working in other parts of the building avoid pointless trips to the coffee room by providing, on the user's desktop computer, a live 128×128 grayscale picture of the state of the coffee pot.