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Would you do this for $15,000?

Anonymous
Posted by Anonymous
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Is this the dream job for couch potatoes? Nasa will give you over £3,000 a month just for lying in bed for 70 days (and you can even watch TV and surf the web)

  • Volunteers will be paid to lie in bed with their feet raised above their heads
  • Access to computer games, internet, books, TV and visitors is permitted
  • Study aims to find out how microgravity effects the body during spaceflight


Full story here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2422033/Is-dream-job-couch-potatoes-Nasa-3-000-month-just-lying-bed-70-days.html


Could you do it?

Posted by Anonymous on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:40 AM
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Sure I could do it.......if I had no life, no kids, no husband
AJsMom81507
by Gold Member on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:41 AM

no

unspecified42
by on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Oof. I don't think I could, no. You couldn't participate in life for two and a half months? Could pick your kids up, couldn't vacuum, couldn't shower? Nope.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:42 AM
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Nope. They did that study before and the test subjects suffered from atrophy. Took months of physical therapy to rehabilitate them, and some never fully recovered.
Canvas_says
by Platinum Member on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:42 AM

Sure I would if I didn't have children needing me. Most days all my body wants is to rest. Who knows it could prove healing.

2Sparrows4ever
by on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:43 AM
I would, my kids are older, can I do it from home? LOL I love MY bed
imakehimscream
by He screams on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:43 AM
Shower in bed? No thank you
RiotousDigits
by Ruby Member on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:43 AM

i'm curious how they handle toileting and eating.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:44 AM


The full article says you can even take a shower in bed......

Quoting unspecified42:

Oof. I don't think I could, no. You couldn't participate in life for two and a half months? Could pick your kids up, couldn't vacuum, couldn't shower? Nope.



Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:44 AM
No. I make more than that at my job and I don't have to give up my life for over two months to earn it either.
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