“The process to kick-start life may not need a significant length of time or special chemistry, but could actually be a relatively simple process to get started,” said Matthew Dodd, a biogeochemist at University College London and the lead author of the paper.has big implications for whether life is abundant or not in the universe.” [Melting ice in Greenland exposes some of Earth's oldest fossils] The microfossils were discovered in rocks from the Nuvvuagittuq (nuh-vu-ah-gi-took) belt in northeastern Canada.One day this summer, after receiving my third “let’s just be friends” text in as many days, I decided to take a break from dating apps.In a year, I had been on about 40 dates and yet nothing was sticking. And I just wasn’t that into the women who liked me.You should listen if: You've always wanted to figure out how other people approach the things that give you anxiety and you like stories with high stakes. You should listen if: You owned a magnifying glass in elementary school for sleuthing and/or you appreciate what criminals are going for without condoning actual illegal activity.Where to begin: Jane Fonda talks about why marriage was hard for her — or how a U. senator made it happen with host Anna Sale with her fiancé. Where to begin: Four words: owl murder, pig lawyer (this is the brilliant first episode, and if it doesn't get you hooked, nothing will) — or the story of a serial killer and the reporter who flirted with her.Plus, they’ll make your dates far less boring and bring you closer. Now, these aren’t your ordinary questions, these are thought provoking, personal questions. What do you value the most when it comes to friendship? Do you think your child hood was happier than others?
In the interest of helping you out in your journey to podcast heaven, here are the very best new podcasts (the criteria is fewer than 50 episodes) that you need to download. What it is: A show that is insightful and unafraid to ask ~awkward~ questions and get some honest answers.I discovered that, of the 40 women I’d dated in the past year, things ended mutually 55 percent of the time.Twenty-seven percent of the time she ended it explicitly, and 18 percent of the time I had. I can pull random stories out of a hat and jabber on about the time my friend Pat stole a house, or the time I was chased by pigs in East Timor.Serial is the first spin-off podcast from the storytelling geniuses at This American Life, and it is blowing minds.People are sitting in their cars for hours and staying up very late, paralyzed by how amazing this story is.