TRIVIAL PURSUITS: How many calories are burned typing on a computer?

Since many of us spend a portion of our days sitting and typing on a computer, wouldn’t you like to know how many calories that burns?

According to Harvard Health Publications, typing on a computer burns 41 calories per half hour for a 125-pound person. A 155-pound person burns 51 calories typing for 30 minutes and a 185-pound person burns 61 calories doing the same job.