Four Sets of Identical Twins Staged a Time Travel Prank on an NYC Subway

Most NYC subway riders are pretty blasé when panhandlers hit them up for cash between stations. When a panhandler announced he was collecting funds to build a time machine, riders chuckled at the odd request—until another man boarded the train and announced he was the inventor’s future self. He implored them not to give any money because time travel will ruin everything.

Source: Four Sets of Identical Twins Staged a Time Travel Prank on an NYC Subway

It would have helped if they’d been better actors. It’s a really fun idea though.

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If You’re a Mosquito Magnet, Blame Your Parents

It’s not just popular imagination: mosquitoes bite some people more than others. We don’t really understand why, but a recent paper in PLOS One suggests that genes could play a role in the attraction.

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Good stuff for Mothers day 🙂

This is What Happens When You Stop Exercising

Ever wonder what would happen if you stopped working out? A new study on identical twins published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise explores exactly that, and the results are dramatic.

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The sample size is small, but then how many identical twins can you get to do this?

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