Daily Archives: December 18, 2007

Limbaugh’s Misogynist & Ageist Foot In His Mouth

Hillary Clinton, Most unflattering ... the photo of Senator Hillary Clinton that sparked American shock jock Rush Limbaugh's misogynistic attack / AP

Most unflattering … the photo of Senator Hillary Clinton that sparked American shock jock Rush Limbaugh’s misogynistic attack / AP

Hillary Clinton - Airbrushed
A kinder and gentler reproduction.

Turning Your Gay Switch On & Off

Turning Your Gay Switch On & Off

What if you could take a drug that would quickly alter your sexual orientation from straight to gay, or vice versa? – John Tierney

Komodo Mary & the Virgin Births – Self-fertilisation among reptiles

Komodo Embryo
Komodo embryo

“A female Komodo dragon without a male Komodo dragon is like a fish without a bicycle.” – Anonymous Lesbian-separatist herpetologist.

Parthenogenesis, the production of offspring without fertilization by a male, is carried out by King Edward potatoes, bees and greenfly but is rare in vertebrate species. – Telegraph.uk.co

Virgin births excite scientists

By Roger Highfield, Science Editor

  • Komodo Dragon facts
  • Last Updated: 2:03am GMT 21/12/2006

    Nearly all vertebrates breed by sexual reproduction, either laying eggs or giving birth to live young. The few exceptions to this rule include animals such as North American whiptail lizards, which can breed without mating in a process known as parthenogenesis. In several species of these lizards, males have never been found.MSN Encarta.com