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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a significant impact on the ecosystem.

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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a

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TIL Japanese porn star Shimiken is one of only 70 active male porn stars in Japan. He performs in up to 6 movies a day and hasn’t had a vacation in 7 years

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TIL Japanese porn star Shimiken is one of only 70 active male porn stars in Japan. He performs in up to 6 movies a day and hasn’t had a vacation in 7 years submitted by cyanide4suicide [link] [1660 comments] Source:

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TIL our walking speed is affected by whom we’re with: men’s pace slows down by an average of 7% when walking w/ female partners they’re interested in; women walking together move the slowest; & men walking w/ male friends moved at speeds faster than either man’s preferred walking speed.

TIL our walking speed is affected by whom we’re with: men’s pace slows down by an average of 7% when walking w/ female partners they’re interested in; women walking together move the slowest; & men walking w/ male friends moved

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TIL if you are a 7+ foot tall American male between the ages of 20 and 40, there is a 17% chance you currently play for the NBA.

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TIL if you are a 7+ foot tall American male between the ages of 20 and 40, there is a 17% chance you currently play for the NBA. submitted by CaptainNoBoat [link] [1005 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL scientists didn’t discover a single male Blanket octopus until 2002 because they were looking at the wrong magnitude. Females can be up to 40,000 times more massive than males; the largest gender size discrepancy in the animal kingdom.

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TIL scientists didn’t discover a single male Blanket octopus until 2002 because they were looking at the wrong magnitude. Females can be up to 40,000 times more massive than males; the largest gender size discrepancy in the animal kingdom. submitted

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TIL there was an all girl band that would throw a ‘Golden Condom’ to the audience, and whoever got it, male or female, was taken backstage to have sex with band members.

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TIL there was an all girl band that would throw a ‘Golden Condom’ to the audience, and whoever got it, male or female, was taken backstage to have sex with band members. submitted by angrypotato1 [link] [1407 comments] Source: top

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Who is the American male voice of Siri?

Who is the American male voice of Siri? submitted by ibimacguru [link] [4 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL of the legend that Athens’ first female physician dressed as a man to help women during childbirth. Male physicians accused her of seducing the women, leading to her appearing in court, where she revealed herself as a female and Athenian law was changed to allow female physicians.

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TIL of the legend that Athens’ first female physician dressed as a man to help women during childbirth. Male physicians accused her of seducing the women, leading to her appearing in court, where she revealed herself as a female and

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TIL The Aztecs regarded childbirth as a form of battle. Women who died during childbirth were thought to rise to one of the highest heavens – the same one as for male warriors who died in battle.

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TIL The Aztecs regarded childbirth as a form of battle. Women who died during childbirth were thought to rise to one of the highest heavens – the same one as for male warriors who died in battle. submitted by iHoosier

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Why female baldness is so rare while male baldness is so profound?

Why female baldness is so rare while male baldness is so profound? submitted by adanoopdixith [link] [10 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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