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Brain training works: Study finds 10-year benefit from 10-hour training By: SharpBrains Brain training helped older adults stay sharp for years –study (Reuters): “A brief course of brain exercises helped older adults hold on to improvements in reasoning skills and processing speed for 10 years after the course ended, according to results from the largest study ever done on cognitive training.
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Top 9 Strange Streets in the World - StumbleUpon 1. Shortest Street in the World , Ebenezer Place – Scotland Ebenezer Place, in Wick, Caithness, Scotland, is credited by the Guinness Book of Records as being the world's shortest street at 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in). In 2006 it surpassed the previous record (5.2 m, 17 ft) set by Elgin Street, Bacup, Lancashire. The street has only one address: the front door of No. 1 Bistro, which is part of Mackays Hotel.