Researchers successfully map fountain of youth
The ends of all chromosomes are protected by so-called telomeres. 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 divides, the telomeres become a little bit shorter ...
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.
U.S. appeals judge called for return of firing squads just days before latest botched lethal injection – but said the GUILLOTINE is probably the best method
Dietz tried to end their relationship and got an order of protection against ... An employee heard Wood say, 'I told you I was going to do it, I have to kill you.' He then called her an expletive and fired two shots in her chest. On Wednesday, Wood looked ...
The soul of Quebec City
The "branché" places for nightlife in Quebec City are Grande Allée, with its terrace restaurants and discotheques, and Cartier, where Mick Jagger once dined at a restaurant called ... plastic shoe store. Looking for medieval garb? A sword and nice lace ...
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.”)