The Lung Brothers

Hanging out at the extreme end of the long tail ...

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Scientific Studies

As a qualified labcoat wearer who occasionally reads the newspaper, I feel it is time to carry out some serious research into the durability of certain items that seem astoundingly impervious to decay. The assay in question should be executed by a legitimate and reputable scientific institution and would involve isolating and monitoring the following subjects:

The Radium-226 Isotope

The Happy Meal

The Body of Saint Bernadette of Lourdes

Helen Mirren’s Sex Appeal

Newt Gingrich’s Dark Soul

Let us see which of these seemingly eternal entities lasts the longest.