Weekend Links: The Science of Aging

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The latest video from AsapSCIENCE on The Science of Aging might send you into a nervous spiral, contemplating your own mortality as your biological clock ticks to a halt, but it might also help you plan ahead.

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This gallery of 15 Legendary Writers At Their Typewriters will make you long for the days before Microsoft Word.

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As “Snowquester 2013” takes the Northeast by storm, Atlantic Cities has compiled a map recording historic instances of Obnoxious Snowstorm Names. Washington, D.C. in particular appears to be heavily invested in coining the most groan-inducing nicknames for their meteorological phenomena.

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Even after you spend a minute staring into this multicolored optical illusion, you won’t believe it.

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Some people are now taking their long-distance relationships to the next level with Skype marriages.

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The owners of these 10 businesses with excellent/awful puns for names are at least savvy marketers, although I suspect that Stubbs Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc. may just be an unfortunate coincidence.

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Poet E. E. Cummings recites his own poem, “anyone lived in a pretty how town,” with a measured, yet sing-songy rhythm that calls to mind equal parts Laurence Olivier and Dr. Seuss.

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The first trailer for Joss Whedon’s film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing has finally been released. It’s a jazzy black-and-white number featuring Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, and the inside of Joss Whedon’s house.

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