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Living Longer & Being Taller

A World Map of Life Expectancy

I’ve been reading some fascinating discussions in the Forums that reflect common misconceptions many people hold about height and longevity, and what determines them. Continue reading

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My Friend Death

The contemplation of one’s own mortality frightens many people.  To be more specific, people are fearful that their death will be painful, prolonged and difficult.  I don’t like pain either.  I mean physical pain, like from disease or injury.  Psychological pain, emotional pain and painful crises of the spirit are things no one can avoid Continue reading

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