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Archive for April 29th, 2010

Update:  Easily one of the single most disgusting things I’ve seen in a long while.  I can’t believe they found a doctor who would perform the procedure.   They need to reinstate the Hippocratic Oath.

To get that taste out of your mouth – a humongous ginormous frickin’ rabbit.

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This breaking news in from the DailyMailOnline…  thank God it made Cruel Wife cringe.

Forget Viagra, scientists develop what women REALLY want, a spray to make their men cuddle more

… it seems the chemical can make a man ‘feel’ like a woman.

God help us all.  They go on in gory detail.

Afterwards the men were shown heart-wrenching photographs including a little girl in tears, a child embracing a cat and a man in mourning, and asked them to describe the level of empathy they felt with those in the pictures.

‘The oxytocin group showed significantly higher emotional empathy levels than those men who had taken the placebo,’ said Dr Rene Hurlemann, of the Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn.

In fact, he added, they reached the ‘levels of sensitivity usually found in females’.

The finding raises the tantalising possibility that women could use oxytocin sprays to help macho boyfriends and husbands get in touch with their feminine side.

Chauvinists could be turned into sensitive souls happy to watch weepy films and critique outfits on shopping trips.

Almost as scary as the idea itself is the crap the Daily Mail is churning out here.  They are peddling mass hysteria and naturally progressing to where we men are going to run away screaming like little girls to avoid losing our masculinity.

THIS is the best Cruel Wife could hope for…

Scott Adams has been way ahead of anybody’s time on these things though.  I tried his site’s autogenerated embed code to hotlink his graphics but I had to truncate the html to get wordpress to show them.  (So, Scott – if I’m doing this wrong, let me know and I’ll fix it, K?)

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Inscrutable Half-Breed, a co-worker, sent this on… I quote him here verbatim:

Apparently, Pacific Interpreters felt it necessary to go to the trouble of writing this letter to inform this guy that they would have fired him if he hadn’t already been in the process of being fired.  A beautiful illustration of why I don’t like HR people.  His response is perfect.

http://imgur.com/a/R85WU/doublefired

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That was the idea…

Update 2:  This is your brain.  This is your brain on sea salt.

Popsci.com had an article on salt – specifically how Lays is solving the Salt Health Epidemic of 2010 (never mind that salt doesn’t affect you unless you’re sensitive to it).

Then a commenter said THIS, which is probably one of the stupider things I’ve ever seen in print.

25th Scientist

04/21/10 at 2:54 pm

Ummmmm No need to reinvent the wheel here. Just use sea salt for a healthier alternative to regular table salt. Sea salt is water soluble and will pass right through your system.

Mother nature has already solved the problem for healthier salt.

Next!

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Update 1:  How about that change?  And he says he’s a capitalist.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: “Now, what we’re doing, I want to be clear, we’re not trying to push financial reform because we begrudge success that’s fairly earned. I mean, I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money.”  –  Video at RealClearPolitics – April 28, 2010

****THIS WAS THE IDEA REFERRED TO IN THE TITLE…****

Illegal immigrants plan to leave over Ariz. law

… Many day laborers like Diaz say they will leave Arizona because of the law, which also makes it a state crime to be in the U.S. illegally and directs police to question people about their immigration status if there is reason to suspect they are illegal immigrants.

The sob story…

Diaz says he has too much to lose by staying – he’s supporting a wife and infant son back home in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, across the border from El Paso, Texas.

“They depend on me to survive,” he says. “I’m not going to wait for police to come and arrest me.”

Yes, a man has to provide for his family.  But there are legal ways.  No one is upset if you want to get a green card and work, but there’s plenty of people upset about workers who are here illegally and suck off the system.  A green card means you are a tax resident and you stop living off the grid.

Next!

Mother nature has already solved the problem for healthier salt.

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