Sunday, April 21, 2013

The shelf-life of an applauding spiral galaxy

- The shelf-life of certain foods.  Most slightly longer than the shelf-life of a typical Zynga Facebook game:
http://lifehacker.com/5987460/put-an-end-to-spoiled-wasted-food-with-this-handy-chart


- New drug being developed from the same chemical in red-wine, may allow people to live to 150.  Faster please!  I need a drug like this to hit the market in the next 20 years.  I wouldn't mind being age 60 (I am currently 41) for a long, long time.  Everything I do at my current age I can also do at age 60:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2291254/New-drug-developed-using-compound-red-wine-help-humans-live-150.html


- Why do human beings applaud?
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/03/a-brief-history-of-applause-the-big-data-of-the-ancient-world/274014/


- Is nothing something?
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/0325/Scientists-examine-nothing-find-something


- Wonderful website which cleverly shows the scale of everything in the universe.  From the smallest pieces of an atom, to the largest galaxies:
http://htwins.net/scale2/

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