Sex on the brain: Orgasms unlock altered consciousness. I was mostly just amused by the woman's description of being instructed to masturbate while in an fMRI machine.
Just how dangerous is sitting all day? Spending long periods sitting down can be very harmful for you, even if you exercise regularly. See also: 7 Myths about Physical Activity.
Burning proteins to save water. Breaking down muscle for energy releases water, and certain long-distance migratory birds are taking advantage of this. I have the paper for this in my reading queue.
Is semen really an antidepressant? Wow, this topic seems to get people blogging like no other! Check out this one in Jezebel which includes a quote by our pal Kate Clancy.
How kissing can boost your mood instantly. Props to Sheryl for not naming this article "The neuroscience of kissing"!
Wildlife in the Star Wars Universe. Gorgeous photos of alien wildlife compared to earthly beings.
Mythbusting Bisexual Men. Apparently people believe that bisexual men are rarer than unicorns.
Brown man + white woman and Marriage and the intersection of gender and race. Razib and Sociological Images tackle the numbers behind actual rates of marriage outside of one's own race.
In other news, apparently Kedar is upset that I didn't remind the world that today is his birthday. So, HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEDAR! I got him a tie, a Wii Fit Plus, and a really skimpy dress for me.
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