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Why Voice Activation Technology Should Never Be Used in Scotland.

Video: Burnistoun S1E1 – Voice Recognition Elevator – ELEVEN

This hilarious clip from Burnistoun shows why voice activation technology should never be used in Scotland.

For those having trouble with the accent, see transcript below.

[Iain] Where’s the buttons?
[Rob] Oh no, they’ve installed voice-recognition technology in this lift, they have no buttons.
[Iain] Voice-recognition technology? In a lift? In Scotland? You ever tried voice-recognition technology?
[Rob] No.
[Iain] They don’t do Scottish accents.
[Rob] Eleven.
[VOICE] Could you please repeat that?
[Iain] Eleven.
[Rob] Eleven. Eleven.
[Iain] Eleven.
[VOICE] Could you please repeat that?
[Rob] EL-EV-EN.
[Iain] Whose idea was this? You need to try an American accent. “E-leven. E-leven.”
[Rob...

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Can beetroot juice give you wings?

Beetroot’s deep, overpoweringly red juice has earned it the reputation as the most bossy of vegetables. 

Although the leaves have always been eaten, historically the beet root was generally used medicinally for a range of ailments, including fevers, constipation and skin problems.

4_165_BeetJuice_720Beetroot is a good source of iron and folate (naturally occurring folic acid). It also contains nitrates, betaine, magnesium and other antioxidants (notably betacyanin).

More recent health claims suggest beetroot can help lower blood pressure, boost exercise performance and prevent dementia.

We’ve teamed up with the British Dietetic Association (BDA) to examine if beetroot health claims are supported by evidence.

The evidence on beetroot

Can beetroot lower blood pressure?

Beetroot is rich in nitrates...

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