September 1st, 2007

Human Intelligence

Sex Chromosomes are linked to Human Intelligence

president Lawrence Summers hypothesized that women may be innately less scientifically inclined than men. Not long after the ensuing uproar, researchers announced the sequencing of the human X chromosome. The project was hailed as a great leap forward in decoding the differences between men and women, at least from a biological perspective. 

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Top Seven

The Seven Most Important Men in a Woman's Life

1. The Doctor - who tells her to "take off all her clothes."

2. The Dentist - who tells her to "open wide."

3. The Milkman - who asks her "do you want it in the front or the back?"

4. The Hairdresser - who asks her "do you want it teased or blown?"

5. The Interior Designer - who assures her "once it's inside, you'll LOVE it!"

6. The Banker - who insists to her "if you take it out too soon, you'll lose interest!"

7. The Primal Hunter - who always goes deep into the bush, always shoots twice, always eats what he shoots, but keeps telling her "Keep quiet and lie still!"


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Sex & Reproduction

Life without Sex..

What would life be like without sex? It would be boring. What weird miss, besides the obvious, is the glorious diversity of shapes, colors, and sizes we see among individuals in sexual species, including of course human beings. Mutation and environmental factors cause some variation in asexual species, but nothing like the tremendous variety produced by genetic recombination in sexual species. 

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Joke of the Day

Q: What do Disney World & Viagra have in common?
A: They both make you wait an hour for a three minute ride.

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I'm Sorry...

 What Women Don't Understand About ME

Stanford University humor researcher Allan Reiss has a reassuring insight for all the men whose girlfriends and wives roll their eyes at my journal: Women really do enjoy a good laugh as much as you do; they are just wired to focus on different aspects of humor.

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