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When we were young life was easier, right?  I know sometimes it seems that way.  But the truth is life still is easy.  It always will be.  The only difference is we’re older, and the older we get, the more we complicate things for ourselves.

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The rise of the infant entrepreneur is producing a rash of ageism, particularly among venture capitalists. Why finance a 40-year-old (with a family and mortgage) when you can back a 20-year-old who will work around the clock for peanuts and might be the next Mr Zuckerberg? But it is not hard to think of counter-examples: Mark Pincus was 41 when he founded Zynga and Arianna Huffington was 54 when she created the Huffington Post.

Via The Economist

Some people pat themselves on the back for the strangest things. You know, people who think liking one band makes them a superior human being to someone who likes another band. Or people who think being able to copy and paste a quote from Douglas Adams into their signature makes them a profound thinker.

Via Cracked

Several companies and retailers offer various trade-in programs for old phones, computers, tablets, video games, DVDs and other gadgets. It’s a great way to get rid of your old products and make a little profit. And hey, consider the fact that you’re not dumping e-waste into a landfill an added bonus.

Link Mashable

Partial replacement of old lead pipes can make water contamination problems worse, a new study shows. Joining old lead pipes with new copper lines using brass fittings spurs galvanic corrosion that can dramatically increase the amount of lead released into drinking water supplies, the research shows.

Full story at Futurity

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Lightning may contribute to the onset of headaches and migraines, a new study says.

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