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Steven Spielberg: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Steven Spielberg is always ready for his close up!Here's a 39-year-old version of the "Goonies" god at an old school Hollywood event back in 1985 (left) and nearly 30 years later... the movie making mogul -- who celebrated his 68th birthday earlier…

Gene Simmons Manages To Bash Obama While Praising His Policy

In other words, what Obama did was good and will work, but it’s wrong because Obama did it. “If you notice President Nixon, when he was in charge, went to China and was considered weak,” he said. “I remember as a young man reading about this and I said, why are we going to China? [...]

Scientists Executed A Super Complicated Study And Found That, Yes, Exercise Is Still Good For Us

A new study found that exercise changes the shape and functioning in our genes, which is kind of a big deal on the way to improving our health and fitness. More » Scientists Executed A Super Complicated Study And Found That, Yes, Exercise...Show More Summary

Taylor Swift: Good Genes or Good Docs?!

Taylor Swift's beauty is anything but a "Blank Space." Here's a 17-year-old version of the pop singer at an awards show back in 2006 (left) and eight years later... the international sensation -- who celebrated her 25th birthday this weekend…

Can Fear Be Erased?

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

(Image from Psycho by Universal Pictures) According to some medical researchers, there's good reason to think so. Hypothetically, gene therapy could reduce or limit fear and subsequent trauma from terrifying situations. Geneticists have found that a particular mutation in the BDNF gene results in timidity. Show More Summary

Woody Allen: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Woody Allen's good looks are "Sweet and Lowdown."Here's a 42-year-old version of the "Annie Hall" mastermind at a Studio 54 party back in 1977 (left) and 37 years later... the "Midnight in Paris" writer  -- who celebrated his 79th birthday last…

Flash Memory Endurance Testing

[Gene] has a project that writes a lot of settings to a PIC microcontroller’s Flash memory. Flash has limited read/erase cycles, and although the obvious problem can be mitigated with error correction codes, it’s a good idea to figure out how Flash fails before picking a certain ECC. Show More Summary

Christina Applegate: Good Genes or Good Docs?!

Christina Applegate is still a Bundy beauty.Here's a 17-year-old version of the "Married With Children" star at a children's event back in 1988 (left) and 26 years later... the "Anchorman" actress -- who celebrated her 43rd birthday last week -- in…

Bitter food but good medicine from cucumber genetics

High-tech genomics and traditional Chinese medicine come together as researchers identify the genes responsible for the intense bitter taste of wild cucumbers. Taming this bitterness made cucumber, pumpkin and their relatives into popular...Show More Summary

Lookin’ to Fight: Silver Surfer vs. Thor

This is the debut of a new bit that we’ll see how it goes. The basic concept was pitched to me by artist Vlad Momot. Here is how it works. Every installment, I provide you good folks a fight match-up between two characters (the general set-up for the fight is that it is not to […]

Has a possible new lead been found in the fight against neurodegenerative diseases?

Good communication between brain cells is vital for optimal (mental) health. Mutations in the TBC1D24 gene inhibit this process, thereby causing neurodegeneration and epilepsy. Fruit flies with a defect in Skywalker, the fruit fly variant of TBC1D24, are being used as a model for neurodegeneration. Show More Summary

Chloe Sevigny: Good Genes or Good Docs?!

Chloe Sevigny looked like Chloe Sevigny before it was even a thing.Here's a 22-year-old version of the "Kids" actress at a NYC party that was so cool you'd never know about it (left) and 18 years later... the fashion muse and queen to the hipsters…

An American in Paris Without Gene Kelly?

When I learned recently that so many of my good friends were cast in the upcoming "reimagining" of An American in Paris, I eagerly went to the website to read about the new production scheduled to premiere at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris on December 10, 2014, and to open in New York City next spring. Show More Summary

An American in Paris Without Gene Kelly?

When I learned recently that so many of my good friends were cast in the upcoming "reimagining" of An American in Paris, I eagerly went to the website to read about the new production scheduled to premiere at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris on December 10, 2014, and to open in New York City next spring. Show More Summary

Pantyhose Help Reveal Why Mosquitoes Prefer Humans

Thousands of years ago some mosquitoes made "a really good evolutionary move": They developed a taste for humans. A new study digs into the genes that led to this evolutionary shift, which had many mosquitoes give up on furry forest animals—and it relied on guinea pigs and pantyhose to...

From wildcats to furballs: Researchers study the genome evolution of house cats

Who's a good kitty — and what genes make them so? A team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, undertook a genetic study of modern house cats, NBC News reports, to determine what features have evolved in them as they were domesticated with humans. Show More Summary

Eric Dane: Good Genes or Good Docs?!

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Eric Dane is a huge star!Here's a 31-year-old version of the "Charmed" actor at a fancy Hollywood movie premiere back in 2003 (left) and 11 years later -- the "Grey's Anatomy" hunk -- who celebrates his 42nd birthday this weekend -- at a store…

Gene for HDL cholesterol linked to longer life, study finds

2 months agoHealth : The Checkup

A new study lends additional evidence to the likelihood that genes associated with high levels of the so-called good cholesterol appear to contribute to exceptionally long life expectancy and resistance to age-related disease. Read full article >>

War Thunder prepares to roll out Steel Generals

Do you enjoy being able to roll around on the ground in War Thunder while taking out anything on the business end of your tank's main guns? Good! The game's next update is giving you new ways to do just that. War Thunder: Steel Generals...Show More Summary

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