Ever wondered why you’re always in the slow-moving queue or why you hate the sound of fingernails on a blackboard? These kinds of everyday annoyances have been making people scream for decades but now a new book promises to explain all. The Pocket Encyclopaedia Of Aggravation, by Laura Lee, reveals the scientific facts behind life’s most infuriating irritations. Here, we list the 25 biggest pains. Annoyingly, we couldn’t fit all 97 on one page…
Why do you sometimes forget where you’re going?
It’s destinesia. The brain filters out more than 99 per cent of unnecessary information so you can focus on the task at hand. Destinesia occurs when you are concentrating so hard on something else when you decide to move, your brain fails to remember where you are going.