Colorectal cancer is on the rise in young people. Don’t freak out.
Less than a week ago, the citizens of Earth were introduced (technically, re-introduced) to a star system 39 light years away hosting seven Earth-sized exoplanets, three of which lie squarely in the habitable zone. As if that wasn’t exciting enough, researchers are now suggesting that a fourth of the TRAPPIST-1 planets might be habitable, too—if we stretch our imaginations a bit.
Britain’s tallest man, Neil Fingleton, died Sunday at age 36. The seven-foot-seven actor played basketball in the United States before taking on roles from Game of Thrones’ Mag the Mighty to Doctor Who, Age of Ultron, X-Men: First Class, and Jupiter Ascending, as we reported earlier this week.