Sunday, January 23, 2011

Nothing doing

How long can you sit still in front of the computer? An hour? Twenty minutes? Thirty seconds? The average time that people have been able to sit still in front of Alex Tew's Do Nothing for 2 Minutes is currently sitting at around 58 seconds.

Tew, who is best known for The Million Dollar Homepage, which (more than) paid for his college education, says he was inspired to do this because research indicates our brains are being rewired with regular dopamine bursts every time we check our emails, Twitter, Facebook, etc.

Two minutes of stillness? Surely that can't be too hard. And it's good for you:

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