Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

A map of human problems

I want something I can’t find on the net: a visual interactive map of human problems and where we are along the various paths to solutions. I want everyone to … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 5 Comments

Can cutting carbohydrates from your diet make you live longer?

It’s an extraordinary claim. But scientists say you can extend your life AND stay fit throughout old age – just by a change of diet that switches on your youth … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Doctors implant women with lab-grown vaginas

To implant the lab-grown vaginas, surgeons first had to create a canal in the women’s pelvic areas. The surgeons then sutured the biodegradable scaffold to the patients’ already existing reproductive … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reminder of Yellowstone threat: Animals Fleeing the Park?

Are you ready? A supervolcano is any volcano capable of producing a volcanic eruption with an ejecta volume greater than 1,000 km3 (240 cu mi). This is thousands of times … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

NASA Study: Civilization collapse difficult to avoid on current course

A new study sponsored by Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in coming decades due to unsustainable resource exploitation and increasingly … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Obamacare Surcharge Appearing on Restaurant Bills Across the Country

The small business mandate doesn’t go into effect until 2015, but restaurants across the country are already passing the extra costs associated with having to offer healthcare to their employees … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Longevity Foods: The Amazing Azuki Bean

Jiroemon Kimura the man who lived longer than any other man in recorded history attributed his robust health to waking early in the day, watching his food portion sizes (a … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment
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