• One career I didn't pursue was acting.

  • Did I make the right choice?

  • Would you give me a thumbs up (or not) on this five-plus minute performance of Laddle Rat Rotten Hut?

Who are our second cousins?

You would be surprised.

Here is the percentage of DNA that we share with other life organisms:

  • At least 99.9% with any other human.

  • 96% with chimpanzees and bonobos

  • 90% with cats

  • 85% with mice

  • 84% with dogs (I knew cats were smarter!)

  • 80% with cows (dogs do seem smarter than cows)

  • 61% with fruit flies

  • 60% with chickens

  • 60% with bananas (go figure)

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