Oscar = more life

http://www.annals.org/cgi/content/abstract/134/10/955?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&fulltext=oscar+award&searchid=1074757528850_2&stored_search=&FIRSTINDEX=0&journalcode=annintmed

They must wash the statues in the fountain of youth.

Conclusion: The association of high status with increased longevity that prevails in the public also extends to celebrities, contributes to a large survival advantage, and is partially explained by factors related to success.

Well, DUH. High status in society usually equals a higher income, and higher income means better healthcare. If they were placed in an HMO like some less fortunate people, they’d be screwed out of the 3.9 years.

Originally posted by Trillian
Well, DUH. High status in society usually equals a higher income, and higher income means better healthcare. If they were placed in an HMO like some less fortunate people, they’d be screwed out of the 3.9 years.

Which is why we should have free, universal healthcare.