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message 1: by RandomAnthony (last edited Feb 19, 2009 03:12PM) (new)

RandomAnthony | 14536 comments http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/02/19/...

Ok, now, look at the story highlights section on the top of the page for this quote:

Men: Brain areas linked with handling tools respond to images of women in bikinis

Please tell me the CNN copywriter understood the potential of the phrase "handling tools". Please tell me.

And this one's in the text!

New research shows that, in men, the brain areas associated with handling tools and the intention to perform actions light up when viewing images of women in bikinis.



Jackie "the Librarian" | 8993 comments *snerk*


message 3: by Cosmic Sher (new)

Cosmic Sher (sherart) | 2234 comments Well duh. This rates right up there with the study they did to see if lesbians had less children than married hetero women. *rolls eyes*


Jackie "the Librarian" | 8993 comments They needed to do a STUDY on that, Sherrie? Why? Whyyyy???


message 5: by Félix (last edited Feb 19, 2009 05:27PM) (new)

Félix (habitseven) Well, you know ... lesbian women can (and quite often do) have children.

Ridgid Tool company is smart when they put their sexy calendars in repair shops.



message 6: by Sally, la reina (new)

Sally (mrsnolte) | 17346 comments Mod
Seriously. My brain hurts just thinking about all the research that wasn't getting done while these men were applying electrodes and showing dudes alternatively pictures of bikini babes or chainsaws.


message 7: by Félix (new)

Félix (habitseven) And you think that wasn't important research?


message 8: by Cosmic Sher (new)

Cosmic Sher (sherart) | 2234 comments Yea, seriously. I can't find it now since it was a few years ago, but they put (what I think) an enormous amount of money to see if hetero women have more kids than lesbians. This is my definition of 'tarded.

I just love where our money is being spent. Meanwhile, we still have cancers, AIDS/HIV, diabetes, MS, arthritis and the list goes on. Makes you want to strangle people, doesn't it?


message 9: by Lori (new)

Lori ARgH!

Altho I did get a chuckle out of the "tool" usage.


message 10: by Cosmic Sher (new)

Cosmic Sher (sherart) | 2234 comments *snicker* me too. Hey Larry, your picture isn't showing up & I need to see the visual to your post!


message 11: by Félix (new)

Félix (habitseven) Makes you want to strangle people, doesn't it?

Hmmmm. Sounds like research rage, Sherrie.


message 12: by Sally, la reina (new)

Sally (mrsnolte) | 17346 comments Mod
"He treats objects like women, man!"


message 13: by Félix (new)

Félix (habitseven)



message 14: by Cosmic Sher (new)

Cosmic Sher (sherart) | 2234 comments Wow. For some reason my computer really doesn't like your picture. It's not porn is it? (dangit)


message 15: by Félix (new)

Félix (habitseven) Here's a link. No, it's not porn. I never look at porn.:)

http://www.ridgid.com/images/Calendar....



message 16: by Lori (new)

Lori Yeah, I'm getting the gray rectangle thing too, blocking the image behind it.


message 18: by Lori (new)

Lori Wow, it's still being blocked! How strange. Did I put in some parental controls on my computer?


message 19: by [deleted user] (new)

I see it just fine, Thanks Larry.




message 20: by Kevin (new)

Kevin  (ksprink) | 11469 comments wow larry, you managed to reset all of our computers porn filters at once. nicely done


message 21: by Sally, la reina (new)

Sally (mrsnolte) | 17346 comments Mod
Hm. I see it.

"He treats objects like women, man!"


message 22: by Félix (new)

Félix (habitseven) I usually get paid ....


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