Try another age
Use the "Try another age" drop-down for insight into (say) your kid's or parent's cultural and historical references.
Research Films, Listen to Albums
Click on a Film or Album image for more information, and to listen to an Album if you have a Spotify account.
How accurate are the History, Technology, Sport, Film and Music entries?
Generally accurate to the year but not the month, as they get re-arranged within each year to help the display (eg. to avoid 2 film posters in the same month).
URL (link) Parameters
You can add up to 3 parameters to the website URL, in any order :
- female=y (for a longer life)
- name=Fred or name=Fred%20Bloggs (use '%20' to represent a space)
(note use of '?' before the first parameter and '&' before subsequent parameters)
Lady Gaga (born 28 March 1986) :
Queen Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926) :
Copies the Yourlife URL (link) together with the current DOB and female parameters to your clipboard - so you can paste this link into an email or text etc.
How is life expectancy calculated?
By using :
- Your gender
- Your current age
- UK Office for National Statistics data
To check the impact of lifestyle on life expectancy many websites can help, such as : www.riskprediction.org.uk www.confused.com
Life expectancy increases with age
You can see this effect by using the "Try another age" drop-down and observing the change to your "Full Life" Years value, or by viewing the table below (UK Office for National Statistics data).