A British survey has concluded that consuming organic foods can extend your life… for three weeks.(Popular Mechanics, 3/16)
The average caretaker in the United States is a 49-year-old woman caring for a 69-year-old relative. (Real Simple, 2/16)
Vivos, an apocalypse shelter company, has built dozens of secure doomsday shelters all over the world, including a 76 acre bunker somewhere under Europe. Owner Robert Vicino sees himself as a 21st century Noah.
(Popular Mechanics, 3/16)
(Philadelphia Magazine, 2/16)
Iggy Pop has covered Frank Sinatra.
Eighty-eight percent of adults have sent or received a sexually explicit text message.
Outdoor cats kill over a billion birds each year.
(Organic Life, 01/16)
When sound researcher R. Murray Schafer asked North Americans to hum a note, they produced a B-natural, which is the same pitch as the electric current in their wires. In the U.K. people hummed a G-sharp — the frequency of their electric current.
(Organic Life, 1/16)
Ten percent of home schooled kids are black. Why? Parents are fed up with a system they see as broken and racist.
Women who drink beer once or twice a week have a 30% lower risk of heart attack.
Roz Warren is the author of OUR BODIES, OUR SHELVES: A COLLECTION OF LIBRARY HUMOR.)