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Sex for Procreation

HOWARD MEGDAL: I can’t think of a single person whose sexual habits will change as a result of greater results with in-vitro fertilization.

MOLLY SCHOEMANN: Guess what, everyone! We’re like cows! At least when it comes to baby-making, obviously. This is according to a veterinarian in Australia, Dr. Yovich, who has published a study in the Journal of Reproductive BioMedicine. Continue reading

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Monogamy

MOLLY SCHOEMANN: Monogamy is unrealistic! People need variety! Life is like a sexy salad bar. We get sick of hard boiled eggs after awhile—we want to try carrots.

AKIE BERMISS: Gentlemen, it is a fine cause to take up the argument against monogamy. I understand, I dig it, I commiserate: I’m with you. But, also, I don’t really think there’s much of an argument there. Well, I think its important that I state, out front, that I am a one-woman man. That is, I’ve never really gone in for polygamy. As a matter of personal taste. I can hardly keep up with one person in a romantic or sexual context, let alone several. Continue reading

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Antimatter, and Anti-Antimatter

CHRIS PUMMER: Science doesn’t usually move quickly, because of red tape or just the years it takes to gather and evaluate data. Those are things you can’t speed up. But it would be nice if a wild pack of dweebs wouldn’t try to slow things down.

DAVE TOMAR: Now, I’m pretty well read. Whatever Oprah says, I do it. But I can’t remember where I saw that this is the type of phenomenon threatens to create a universal paradox which could rip a hole into the fabric of the space-time continuum and destroy life as we know it. Might’ve been from that movie Space Jam, which is a source for a lot of my information here. Anyway, I’ve been looking into this super-collider in Switzerland. All I can tell you about this thing is that it’s big . . . like, Tony Danza big. Continue reading

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