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Exciting News for Boomers and Obese Rodents

November 7, 2011


Aside from learning the real words to “Louie Louie,” Boomers have wanted one thing more than anything else: a reversal of the aging process.  It now appears that researchers at the Mayo Clinic might have provided just that ticket. Boomers have long wondered what makes people age, aside from stress from both their teenagers and […]

That’s not my purse. It’s my kidney.

March 28, 2011


In an attempt to add body snatching to the list of endangered job descriptions, scientists are perfecting ways to grow organs (the kind usually found inside the body) in a lab.  These “bioartificial” organs are identical to the ones produced when your father grabbed his crotch one day and whispered sweet nothings into your mother’s […]

Time Travel Without Frequent Flyer Miles

July 9, 2010


On Tuesday night, there was an installment of a special series called “Through the Wormhole” on the Science Channel, hosted by Morgan Freeman, which is the only reason Life in the Boomer Lane watched it. She doesn’t like Science. Worse, science doesn’t like her, and is constantly foiling her attempts to do things like live […]