May. 3rd, 2015

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May. 3rd, 2015 12:00 pm
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Интересная статья в New York Times.

Before having a child, my wife and I had always prided ourselves on being travelers and not tourists. We liked out-of-the-way places; my research often took us to absurd locations like the Democratic Republic of Congo near rebel-held territory or old Khmer Rouge bases on the Thai-Cambodian border. We hated anything that smelled of a prepaid vacation package and we generally avoided hotels, preferring guesthouses or staying in locals’ apartments.

Yet as soon as the baby arrived, our concept of an ideal vacation underwent a complete inversion.

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how old net

May. 3rd, 2015 09:46 pm
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Я вчера тоже поигралась - загрузила на сайт фото и программка абсолютно точно угадала мой возраст. А сегодня вечером случайно попалась статья о том, как такое возможно.

Age divination is a neat party trick, but facial analytics, as it turns out, may have a more sober application. In a paper published last month in the journal Cell Research, a group of Chinese scientists demonstrated that facial features can indicate how quickly a person is aging better than any other biological marker, and far better than chronological age.
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