Death and social media

What do all of the world’s social media users have in common?  Besides having a rabid obsession with making Mark Zuckerberg even more money, we’re all going to die.   Continue reading

TED: The world’s oldest living things

This fascinating piece from TED puts in perspective the brevity with which us humans grace the face of this planet.  Rachel Sussman highlights those organisms that have been alive continuously for more than 2,000 years: