Bird watchers are considered the most boring people, according to a new study called Boring People: Stereotypic Traits, Interpersonal Attributes, and Social Responses. The researchers found that the most tedious occupations were accounting, data analysis, and insurance, while the most boring hobbies included going to church, watching TV and “observing animals.” The least boring professions “are acting, science, journalism and, to a logical extension, science journalism”, notes Time.
The Shroud of Turin is the ‘tablecloth from Burton upon Trent’
The Shroud of Turin – Christianity’s most prized relic – is actually a tablecloth made in Burton upon Trent, according to an anthropologist and historian. David Adkins said the face that appears on the reliquary is not that of Christ, but the face of the Fisher King, who, according to Arthurian legend, was the guardian of the last Holy Grail. Adkins’ theory is not the first to question the true origin of the cloth. Recent analysis has “placed slips under the links of Christ”, said Birmingham LiveReveal items of medieval origin.
Suits deemed ‘unnecessary’
The lawsuit was deemed unnecessary by the Office for National Statistics. Daily telegram said the increase in working from home and the loosening of regulations on work dress mean that clothing has been removed from the typical “basket” of goods used to calculate the Consumer Price Index. Last year, Marks & Spencer announced it would halve the number of stores that sell suits, as in-store sales of formal clothing fell 72 percent, the newspaper added.
https://www.theweek.co.uk/news/world-news/956085/worlds-most-boring-people-revealed The ‘most boring people in the world’ are revealed