It’s really, really hard being successful at both work and dating if you’re a woman. Male-dominated workplaces demand competition, decisiveness, and emotional distance. The dating world demands femininity, passivity, and coyness. I often feel like I have split personalities trying to match cultural norms in both worlds. So I made a cartoon. Because that’s how adults…
Sea slugs stab their partners with their penis in the brain after sex. Researchers say the penis probably injects proteins close to her central nervous system, either stimulating her to conceive or somehow preventing other slugs from inseminating her.
The male spoonworm is swallowed by the female and lives his life in her genital sac. Brings new meaning to “I want to get in your pants”.
Baby-murdering meerkat alpha females enslave subordinates as wet nurses. The dominant meerkat will kill subordinate’s offspring and force them to take care of the alpha’s offspring, or face expulsion and certain death outside the group. So much for Animal Planet’s rosy portrayl of Meerkat Manor….
Or he thinks it’s just really funny to mess with me. This totally happened. Was walking my dog, wondering why I never date. Met a cute guy fishing who asked for my number. Texted me later that night asking for sexy bathing suit photos. Fail.
The most attractive Vervet monkeys have the brightest blue scrotums. If a male falls in social standing, the color begins to fade. The females can easily identify the most dominant males and choose their mate.
The science and rules of attraction often seem to run counter to common sense. Which is why it’s awesome. Click on the photo for 9 facts on human attraction.