Dispatches from Outland
A little song. A little dance. A little seltzer down your pants. Copyright © 2003 Roy M. Jacobsen.

Tuesday, November 25, 2003  

You Want To Live Forever? Department: Scientists have discovered that the lowly red sea urchin seems to be practically immortal.

Life for the red sea urchin might be brutish but it certainly is not short: scientists have discovered the spine-covered creature can live for 200 years.
The downside, as Jonah Goldberg points out, is that they have to spend their entire lives as sea urchins.

posted by Roy M. Jacobsen at 8:35 AM
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