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Making Someone Shut Up Is Easy with SpeechJammer


It sounds like something from a sci fi movie, but it’s for real. That something is called SpeechJammer, a device invented by two researchers in Japan that can make a person shut up in mid-sentence. Although the SpeechJammer does not make people stop talking permanently, it does make them shut up and become incapable of finishing their sentence.

Your Car Interior Can Make You Sick, New Study

Car interiors, best and worst

You don’t need to stand near your car’s tailpipe to breathe in toxic fumes—just sit in the driver’s seat. A new study released by HealthyStuff.org from the Ecology Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan reports that toxic chemicals released in your car’s interior can make you sick, but some cars are much safer than others.