Archive for December 26th, 2009

People Who "Look Younger" May Live Longer

A study published this month in the British Medical Journal reports that the survival of 1826 twins correlated with the "perceived age" of the subjects. ...perceived age was significantly associated with survival, even...

Photos from a Leech Farm

English Russia has assembled a collection of about 50 photos from a Russian medicinal leech farm, documenting the technology used to raise them by the millions.  The reproductive process of hermaphroditic creatures is a...

The Indian Rope Trick

[youtube=] YouTube link. In order not to spoil the illusion for first-time viewers, I won't offer an explanation here in the text.  Someone can add in the comments a note ab...


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