Attention rates, however, remained the same whether smoking or not.
- 88 youngsters from Boston were recruited for the study. 55 of them managed to abstain the full 30 days.
- Memory improved one week after abstaining, although attention rates stayed the same.
- The researchers hope to conduct a six-month test.
Really puts the whole "don't give up until you're dead" thing to shame.
- It's been said that "You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everybody dances with the grim reaper."
- These ten folks made huge advances in their field... but never lived long enough to see the fruits of their labors.
- Can you think of someone alive today who might make the list in the future?
... and also the return of the (mini) Mac.
- Inside the new iPad Pros are the new A12x Bionic chip, which are apparently faster than 92% of the laptops out there.
- MacBook Airs come with Retina display, first true update in 8 years.
- The iPad Pro starts at $799 while the MacBook Air starts at $1,199.
Amongst other things, you can't get away with handling a salmon suspiciously in Scotland.
- While a few of the laws on this list are holdovers from long ago, some laws are as recent as 2011.
- While marrying a dead person or handling salmon suspiciously might sound morbid or hilarious, these laws have historical context.
- Some of today's laws might seem as antiquated as these in 100 years, too.
Ned Dymoke was born in Oxford, England, in 1984. He has written for Esquire, Playboy, and Interview magazine, and has appeared on-camera for a National Geographic TV special. He lives in Texas with his wife and dog.