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While overindulgence is an inescapable part of the holiday season, a new study uses a concept called "microlives" to explain how those gluttonous indiscretions can shave hours off of your life expectancy.
Word of the Day
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.