- It is possible to be bored to death, new research has found.
In fact, two public health professors at the University College London discovered people who are very bored had a 37 per cent higher chance of dying than people who figured out how to keep their minds engaged.
This exhaustive bit of research found that those holding down "menial jobs" tend to get bored and, therefore, die.
And how did this startling chain-of-circumstance come to light?
- Setting off “in a rare moment of idleness one day,” the researchers crunched numbers from a 1985-88 questionnaire...
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