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Friends with Benefits

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

New concept. . . not.¬† We just had another name for them, way back when (though I guess for some of us, there may be some more recent history). We called them f@ck buddies. (more…)

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Does Size Really Matter?

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Yikes! Scientists have just discovered that stress affects the size of organs. . . and I’m not talking about the musical kinds. Is this the biggest problem facing mankind? (Pardon the pun)

Organ size is determined by p53 protein

In studies conducted on the fruit fly, researchers have revealed that when some specific cells  are subjected to stress, not only is the growth of this part of the organ reduced but also that of the remaining section.

This is obviously a very, very serious problem. Not only could this increase the need for rolled up socks in the pants; it also can have a very detrimental affect on the egos of those poor men in our lives (who run the world and make most of the money). (more…)

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The Pause that Refreshes

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

There are some definite advantages to being over 40 (and then some): no more teenage acne (for most of us), no homework (except those of us in grad school) and no more gym class (though some of us actually enjoyed it. . .). Oh, and I almost forgot, we go through menopause. (more…)

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