May 18th, 2005

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Don't you hate it when a bug flies RIGHT INTO YOUR EYE???
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Why didn't evolution shape straight men to react to their gay fellows by thinking: "Great! More women for me!"

Sniffing Out the Gay Gene
By STEVEN PINKER
Published: May 17, 2005
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/17/opinion/17pinker.html

It sounds like something out of the satirical journal Annals of Improbable Research: a team of Swedish neuroscientists scanned people's brains as they smelled a testosterone derivative found in men's sweat and an estrogen-like compound found in women's urine. In heterosexual men, a part of the hypothalamus (the seat of physical drives) responded to the female compound but not the male one; in heterosexual women and homosexual men, it was the other way around. But the discovery is more than just a shoo-in for that journal's annual Ig Nobel Prize - it raises provocative questions about the science and ethics of human sexuality.

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It's really fucking annoying to live in a location inaccessible to anyone without a high clearance, 4x4 vehicle.
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