Archive for January, 2013

Study: Hubbies that cook, clean have sex less often

This is what sexy looks like, according to a new study.

This is what sexy looks like, according to a new study.

Husbands who routinely don aprons get less sex, according to a new study lauded by lazy married men.

The study in the American Sociological Review says husbands who spend more time doing traditionally female chores, such as cooking, cleaning, and shopping, report having less sex than those who partake “in traditionally masculine tasks — yard work, paying bills, and auto maintenance,” reports Agence France Presse.

The study looked at 7,002 straight, married couples in the United States. The median age of those in the study was about 43. Data used in the study was collected from 1992 to 1994. Researchers could not use more recent info because “to our knowledge, it is the only dataset with detailed measures of both sexual frequency and actual participation in household labor.”

Still, the researchers, two-thirds of which are female, concluded “display of gender is important for creation of sexual desire and performance of …

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Iran announces space monkey

Able and Baker (pictured) became the first monkeys to survive a trip into space. (NASA)

Able and Baker (pictured), in 1959, became the first monkeys to survive a trip into space. (NASA)

The Mideast, never a region to rest easily, is once again on edge after Iran claimed Monday to have launched a monkey into space.

Fortunately, the monkey, whose name is not Netanyahu, survived the 75 mile vertical ride aboard the “Pioneer” capsule.

Iranian media said the launch, announced on the 27th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, was a “major achievement.”

I am sure most primates would agree.

Monkeys and space have a long history. In 1948, NASA launched a rhesus monkey named Albert from White Sands, New Mexico. His rocket exploded on the way up. The next year, Albert II became the first primate in space, but died after his parachute failed to deploy.

Albert III must have heard some things through the banana vine and gotten the heck out of there.

Later in 1949, scientists attached sensors to Albert IV for his historic ride. His vital signs remained good …

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