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by | 22nd, September 2003

‘IF the finger power of children playing video games right now were harnessed, it would produce enough energy to heat and light the entire African continent for a year.

Scientists found that Gavin ran all the way to school every day

That’s the kind of fact we are proud to bring you. And if it were true we could sell our research to the Times and see our story appear on the paper’s education news section.

“Playstation Power” would sit just below the tale of how a company which provides private education to children in the Middle East is planning to set up in Britain.

While we marvel at the school’s immense sand pits, the paper then tells us that children get more physical benefits out of walking to school than they do from PE lessons.

Boffins at University College London have found that walking to and from school five times a week burns

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