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NASA Will Pay You £14k To Stay In Bed For Two Months

Where do I sign up?

One of the reasons why we all get up in the morning is to work and earn money. However, NASA is making it possible for you to get paid without leaving your bed. The space agency is looking for volunteers who are willing to stay in bed for two months. In return, they will be paying these lazy people a whopping €16,500 (£14,177 or $18,616) for their efforts.

NASA is working in partnership with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) for its Artificial Gravity Bed Rest Study. The study will look into the effect of weightlessness on the human body and it requires healthy female recruits aged between 24 and 55. (Sorry, boys.)

The study is open to women only.

Here’s what the volunteers can look forward to in the study: They will be housed in a single room, where the room temperature is kept constant. Throughout the 60-day period, everything needs to be done while lying down including eating, showering, and even going the toilet.

If lying down for two whole months sounds boring, the study will also allow the participants to have some leisure time. The volunteers are encouraged to take part in an online-course or learn a new skill. However, they may also simply binge-watch their favorite TV shows, check their Facebook, or take a nice long nap.

But would staying horizontal have a negative effect on the body? The study will also include 30 minutes per day in a “human centrifuge” that “generates artificial gravity and distributes body fluids back into the body.” In addition to that, a top team of scientific, physiotherapeutic and medical professionals will be present to monitor your health.

The “human centrifuge” will make sure body will stay healthy throughout the study.

If you’re still not convinced (perhaps over concerns of gaining weight while lying down all day), the study’s planners also assure that nutritionists will make sure you consume the right number of calories per day. However, they also promise that there will be occasional “pancakes or sweets.”

The study will last a total of 89 days. The first five days will be dedicated to familiarization before the participants get their 60 days of bed rest. It is then followed by 14 days of rest and astronaut rehabilitation. This will have the volunteers back up and ready for their normal life.

If you’re interested in earning $18,616 for staying in bed all day, you can sign up for the NASA study here.

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Chinese University Uses AI System To Check Class Attendance And Warn Absent Students

Checking attendance used to take teachers 7 to 8 minutes. Now it gets done in 15 seconds!

China just came up with a fast and easy way to check students' attendance and, at the same time, track those who skipped school - by using modern technology. According to reports, Hangzhou, Zhejiang's Hangzhou Dianzi University has recently started utilizing a checking system based on artificial intelligence.

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20 Brilliant Wallpaper Ideas To Hide Camera Cutout In New Samsung Phones

#5 is the best!

The Samsung Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ were finally unveiled and users were given the chance to show off their creative side. These devices have the display cutout/hole punch for the front-facing cameras and some people found brilliant ways in what to do with it.

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Samsung Releases 219-Inch TV And It Will Turn Your House Into A Movie Theater

We’re going to need a bigger house!

Could you imagine having a television screen in your home as large as a movie screen? Well, here you go.

Samsung has just unveiled something so spectacular that it will make you not want to leave your house ever again. The multinational conglomerate company released its new ultra-large television with a 219-inch diagonal at CES 2019.

Dubbed “The Wall,” the TV uses the company’s Micro LED technology that offers very high brightness and deep inky blacks. ...

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