Why does time seem to move faster the older you get? NPR's All Things Considered tackles some of the theories behind this phenomenon, which is reported all over the world, regardless of culture. One plus: A Duke researcher says things slow down again once you hit your 60s and 70s. (Via, Mocost)
Maggie Koerth-Baker is the science editor at BoingBoing.net. She writes a monthly column for The New York Times Magazine and is the author of Before the Lights Go Out, a book about electricity, infrastructure, and the future of energy. You can find Maggie on Twitter and Facebook.