Van Gogh, unlike Picasso, was definitely called an a$$hole

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Jeanne Louise Calment’s [other] claim to fame is the Feb. 21, 1875, listing in the birth register in Arles, the southern French city where she began her days and ended them.

She was 12 or 13 when she met Vincent Van Gogh in Arles, and she said later that he was ”very ugly, ungracious, impolite, sick — I forgive him, they called him loco.”

The Cover of Time, musical chairs, and the death of death itself

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Most laypeople and scientists think there must be some as yet undiscovered genetic traits shared by those who enjoy extreme longevity. If there is, Stanford researchers couldn’t find it in the genes of the world’s oldest people