29 08, 2015

Creating More Surprises and Fewer Mistakes

2017-02-06T19:03:36+00:00

The past is an interesting concept. By definition the “past” refers to a time that has already happened. However, that isn’t how we experience it in our own lives. We have the ability to relive events over and over again in our minds. This ability to recall and relive is a gift that many of us fail to properly utilize. We tend to focus on the negative aspects of our lives and forget the positive. Think about your day for a moment. What happened? Were you complimented on your work? Maybe a friend drooped by unannounced for lunch? Did you [...]

Creating More Surprises and Fewer Mistakes 2017-02-06T19:03:36+00:00
25 03, 2015

Telomeres: What Does a Lobster Know That You Don’t Know?

2017-02-06T19:03:37+00:00

In 2009 a fisherman off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada caught a lobster. Normally, this isn’t news considering the number of crustaceans pulled from the water every year in that part of the world. What makes this lobster so interesting is that it weighed 20 pounds and was estimated to be at least 140 years old. Take a moment to really think about that last fact. In theory, this lobster hatched in 1869 – just four years after the end of the American Civil War. Most lobsters don’t live to that ripe old age because they’re eaten, injured or exposed [...]

Telomeres: What Does a Lobster Know That You Don’t Know? 2017-02-06T19:03:37+00:00