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Woolly mammoths: our slightly overweight buddies

I have always had an affection for woolly mammoths – not because they would have been nice to pet, and might have been cozy stone-age sleeping partners, as long as they didn’t roll over on you. No, nothing that affectionate.

Diving into the gene pool

Many societies around the world are aging in high numbers. Despite all the lying about age and the physical and cosmetic enhancements, the real ages are on record.

Posterity here and now

Elder white men as experienced and smarter than the rest is growing into a myth. Like 150 years of so-called toothpaste improvements, these ruling patricians persisted in power by convincing people that they always had something new and effective to offer the world.

Help plot your future

If there is one question haunting everyone these days, it is: What is my future – and will it include another root canal. Here are some tips on how to find out.