POSTED // Jan 7,2013 - A friend and I have been arguing about female squeamishness in public washrooms. He claims he read somewhere that 98 percent of women refuse to have contact with the toilet and instead hover above the seat.
POSTED // Dec 31,2012 - My girlfriend is currently having her period. Does that mean that I am riding the cotton pony as well? I am a male, but I definitely notice an increase in tears shed while watching TV dramas, war stories and cheerleader movies.
POSTED // Dec 21,2012 - People who take antidepressants often say they feel better, but some researchers claim that’s due to the placebo effect. If it is, aren’t drug companies abusing depressed people by getting them to buy pricey,
POSTED // Nov 26,2012 - I’m currently reading Polybius’ Rise of the Roman Empire and stumbled on a quote that begs for elaboration. In book VI, Polybius offhandedly remarks, “Many Romans have volunteered to engage in single combat so as to decide a
POSTED // Nov 19,2012 - Has anybody tried to assign a monetary value to the moon? If so, did they only take the mineral value into account, or did they include the many services the moon provides, such as the tides and enough light not to walk into signposts at night?
POSTED // Nov 12,2012 - What’s the current thinking on peak oil? Your column six years ago led me to think the petroleum tap was running dry and we’d soon be trading in our cars for bikes and roller skates.
POSTED // Nov 5,2012 - All the women I know take it as gospel that females are better multitaskers, implying they get more done than men. In my experience working with women, they’re at best only equally productive as the guys.
POSTED // Oct 29,2012 - I need to know: Are vampires susceptible to blood-borne diseases? Especially STDs such as AIDS or herpes? I’m considering a transition in lifestyle and have narrowed it down to vampire or pirate. So will my poison be blood or rum? —Daniel Lancaster