We Interrupt Your 21st Century To Bring You A Lil’ Bit O’ Science

We interrupt your cushy,twenty-first century lifestyle to bring you a little science. Some of the modernconveniences we take for granted were happy accidents while in the pursuit of oh-so-sexyscientific truth. Mess up your job, you get fired. Scientist messes up his job, he invents Viagra! Everybody wins?

We Interrupt Your 21st Century To Bring You A Lil’ Bit O’ Science

En route to the TV, we got x-rays. And they say nothing good ever comes from TV.

You can thank a clumsy French scientist for keeping your forehead from the curb.

From radars to heat rays? Lazy, single men all over the world salute you, Raytheon.

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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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