'Fountain of youth' telomerase: Scientists successfully map enzyme that has rejuvenating effect on cells
The telomeres serve to protect the chromosomes in much the same way as the plastic sheath on the end of a shoelace. But each time a cell ... One of the cities in what could be called Telomerase Land determines whether you develop breast cancer or ovarian ...
A Strip Club in Manhattan Proves That Vice Is Hard to Kill
The clients sip cocktails from plastic cups, while the women slink around ... On a recent night, Alexis, a stripper who usually danced at a club called Headquarters, took a moment to talk. She was 22, lighthearted, and wearing a bull ring through her ...
Random cam site offers a revealing look at the Internet user base
You hook up your webcam (or get ready to type if you don’t have one), click one button, and you are connected to another user at random ... the picture above (“The piece of plastic at the end of a shoelace is called an aglet.”)
Off the beat: What is … worth it?
If they don’t, they can … well, they can go hang out in Death Valley, the hottest place on Earth with record temperatures of 134 degrees. As of right now, I’m far more concerned with what the small plastic tag at the end of a shoelace is called.
What is the name for the plastic tip on the end of shoelaces?
This turned out to be 'flugelbinder' which he claimed was the bit on the end of his shoelace. Has anyone else come across this word? flugelbinder? tom cruise reference in the film called "cocktail". i think that it's a better word than "aglet" though