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Calorie Reduction for Longer Life

Would you be willing to semi-starve in order to live longer? More to the point, would you be willing to semi-starve s...
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Motorcycle Airbags

One morning in 1994 Kenji Takeuchi, founder and owner of Mugen Denko (a Japanese electrical services firm), was on hi...
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Pathological Laughing and Weeping

Dr. Schiffer’s patient was thirty-seven when he laughed his way through his best friend’s funeral. At that time he ha...
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The Balance of Risk

Let’s suppose your child wants to take a martial arts class. Being a conscientious parent, you check out the local do...
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Warm-Blooded Plants

If you live in the Northeastern US, and you walk in the woods on spring mornings, you're likely to see a skunk cabbag...
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Cholesterol’s Achilles Heel

A joke for those of you who like puns. A chiropractor has been in practice for many years when he realizes that a...
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A Life More Colorful

Human beings normally see in color. We are natural trichromats-- we have three different color receptors that permit...
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The Dutch Tulip Bubble of 1637

Note: The primary sources for much of this article's claims have been discredited by modern historians in recent year...
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Do You See What I Hear?

Human beings are very metaphoric creatures. We love to juxtapose the experience of one sense with another. Whether it...
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A Big Footprint on the Steppe

The Y-chromosome is one that geneticists love to study. Because it is passed on from father to son with no matching c...
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