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All offices have eccentric users who snarl C’mon, c’mon at the computer screen and stomp their feet when it fails to execute instructions instantly. Well, oddball though they seem, they may be on to something. Experiments at Princeton University has revealed that the human mind may be able to effect inanimate objects. According to the Sunday Telegraph, random number generators – which left to themselves produce an even number of one and zeros, can be altered by human subjects willing them in a particular direction. The chances of getting such a variation by a fluke are less than one in 1,000 billion. Willing your computer to work faster may just work – though no-one knows how.

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