Married men are healthier than men who were never married or whose marriages ended in divorce or widowhood. Men who have marital partners also live longer than men without spouses. health.harvard.edu/mens-h…
Theodore Roosevelt boxed regularly as New York governor and later as president. He stopped when he was struck so hard during a sparring session that he became blind in his left eye. His sparring partner didn't even learn this until he read about it years later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Men walk significantly slower when walking with a woman, but only when that woman is their romantic partner. If she's a friend or acquaintance they go at almost full speed. discovermagazine.com/envi…
Today I learned of Sir Ewan Forbes, an intersex British aristocrat and rural doctor who applied to change his sex in 1952. Afraid of possible ostracism, he alerted his patients, priest and friends in advance and found that they were β€œuniversally supportive”. He married his partner in a church a month later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir…
In 2016, partner surgeons Dr Darrell Cass and Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye successfully operated on a 23 week old baby by removing her from the mother’s womb, removing a tumour and then replacing her back in the womb. She was born a second time, healthy and on time. edition.cnn.com/2016/10/2…
There is a famous Australian pub rock song about grieving over the loss of a romantic partner. The chorus sings "Am I ever gonna see your face again?" It is Australian tradition for the crowd to shout "No way, get fucked, fuck off." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Am_…
Heteropaternal Superfecundation is referred to as a form of twinning where genetically the twins are half siblings or they have different fathers. In 2013, a New Jersey woman found out her twin daughters have different Daddy thru DNA test when she sought for child support on her partner. abc7ny.com/paterson-new-j…
An Australian woman, Katherine Knight, stabbed her partner, Then proceeded to skin his body, put his head in a pot, and attempted to feed his flesh to his two children. The coroner also stated, that he was so perfectly skinned, that they were able to stitch the skin back onto his skinless body. murderpedia.org/female.K/…
Julius Caesar was "slut shamed" for an alleged sexual relationship with King Nicomedes Bithynia. Not because it was of a homosexual nature, but because Caesar was allegedly the receptive partner. The accusation may have been a political smear, but it bothered Caesar for the rest of his life. sourcebooks.fordham.edu/p…
In the midnight of Dec 29, 2011 Samoa loses a day and jumps forward in time to Dec. 31, 2011 without experiencing Dec 30 as they move westward of international dateline. The switch was made to improve ties with major trade partners in Australia and New Zealand. bbc.com/news/world-asia-1…
Commodus, a Roman emperor often portrayed in media as vile and cruel, would shoot hundreds of animals with arrows and javelins every morning, and fought as a gladiator every afternoon, winning all the fights. He was strangled by his wrestler partner and declared a public enemy post death. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
The Coolidge effect is a biological phenomenon seen in animals, whereby males exhibit renewed sexual interest whenever a new female is introduced to have sex with, even after cessation of sex with prior but still available sexual partners. It is named after President Calvin Coolidge. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coo…
Studies have found nearly 50% of all couples get back together after breaking up. Also, couples who got back together assumed their partner had changed for the better or that they would be better at communicating. readersdigest.ca/health/r…
Victoria's Secret was originally marketed to men to buy for their partners. Leslie Wexner bought it for $1 million and changed the marketing to women. To create the illusion of luxury the company listed its headquarters on catalogs at a fake London address, with the real one in Columbus, Ohio. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vic…
Despite millennials often being seen as a β€˜promiscuous’ generation, they have less sexual partners than previous generations and having less overall sex than their own parents. time.com
Today I learned of Mother Featherlegs, a prostitute from Wyoming named so for her frilly lace underwear. She was murdered by her partner "Dangerous Dick" Davis in 1879. There is a monument to her near Lusk, WY - called the the only monument in the United States to a prostitute. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mot…
The Roman Empire knew about Kenya (called Azania) and were trading partners with them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aza…
Don Simpson, producer of such films as Top Gun and Beverly Hills Cop, and partner of Jerry Bruckheimer died with 21 different drugs in his system. He had 15 doctors prescribing him pills and had 2,200 pills lined up in alphabetical order in his closet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don…
Millennials in the ages of 18-34 are more likely to live with their parents instead of a spouse/partner - the first time this has occurred since record-keeping began in the 1880s en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mil…
Men with "madonna whore complex" are only sexual attracted to slutty women (whores) but cannot love such a woman. They can love a chaste partner (a madonna) but not be sexually attracted to them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mad…
Norbert Pearlroth was the silent partner of Ripley's Believe It or Not. He was the soul researcher, answering 3000 letters a week, examining 7000 books a year, spending 10 hours a day, six days a week at the New York Library, and fluent in 14 languages. He produced 24 items a week for 52 years. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
Since 1991, there are japanese companies which offer family rental services. Actors are hired to act as family members, partners or even parents of clients in need of intimacy and social contact en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren…
Originally known as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, with Walt Disney and his brother, Roy, as equal partners, the company soon changed its name, at Roy’s suggestion, to the Walt Disney Studio d23.com/disney-history/
Elderly spouses who experience the death of their partner become 30-90% more likely to pass away during the 3 months following the death, and 15% more likely to die in the months thereafter. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Today I learned that there exists a formal, research-based protocol for assessing the degree of danger a woman faces of being murdered by her male spouse/boyfriend/partner/ex dangerassessment.org/DA.a…
Female blanket octopuses are 40,000x heavier than their male partners nationalgeographic.com.au…
American adults are having sex less frequently. American adults had sex about nine fewer times per year in the early 2010s compared to the late 1990s due to an increasing number of individuals without a steady or marital partner and a decline in sexual frequency among those with partners. link.springer.com/article…
In Scotland and Ireland, 29 February in a leap year is said to be the one day when a woman can propose to her partner. Finland has the same custom, with the addition that a man rejecting such a proposal was expected to buy his suitor enough cloth for a skirt as compensation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Calling the Apollo 11 landing site "Tranquility Base" was an idea Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had right before their flight. The only person they told in advance was Charles Duke, their designated communication partner. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
The scene in IT: Chapter Two and in the novel where a group of teens assault a homosexual man and his partner before tossing one of them over a bridge to his death was actually based on a true story. Stephen King borrowed details from the real life event, and added Pennywise to it. bangordailynews.com/2019/…
The main characters of HBO’s Sex and the City had 94 sex partners between them nydailynews.com/entertain…
Approximately 50% of couples experience situational couple violence. It is perpetrated by both sexes almost equally, includes behaviors like throwing objects, hitting, and hair pulling, and is not connected with gaining control or power over a partner. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Int…
Senior citizens have WAY more sex than most people believe, to the point that it's actually caused STD problems among the older population (since everyone assumes new partners aren't sexually active). vocal.media/filthy/old-pe…
The "Spider-Man Lizard" or the Mwanza flat-headed rock agama is found in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya. Only the male is so brightly colored: head, neck, and shoulders are bright red, while the body is dark shiny blue. Males preferably have around five breeding partners and are highly territorial. amusingplanet.com/2012/04…
London based study in 2018 discovered that 70% of women are bullied by "Queen Bees" in the workplace. "Queen Bees" have been characterized as women who adopt socially aggressive behaviors such as gossiping, exclusion, alienation, and stealing friends/partners due to insecurity. globalnews.ca/news/441150…
The UK spent Β£2.5m in the 1980s to imprison a consensual gay S&M community. The dominant partners were charged with assault and the submissive partners were charged with aiding their own assault. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
Playboy 2010 Playmate of the Year Hope Dworaczyk graduated from high school at sixteen and competed in the Miss Texas Teen USA. Later, she married billionaire Robert F. Smith, the founder of Vista Equity Partners en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hop…
A study has revealed that the majority of American dog owners are willing to end their relationship if their dog doesn’t like their partner. philadelphia.cbslocal.com…
In the early 1990s, Michael Eisner and his partners set out to plan "The Disney Decade" which was to feature new parks around the world, existing park expansions, new films, and new media investments. Disney broadened its adult offerings when it acquired Miramax Films in 1993 peoplepill.com/people/mic…
If your partner committed adultery in Ancient Rome, you could legally sodomise the adulterer with radishes - with an audience if desired medicaldaily.com/expert-d…
The Holy See (The Catholic Church) became the first legal partner to Hitler's regime. The Vatican and Nazis signed Reichskonkordat, a treaty which removed the German church from any continued role of opposition to Hitler, and required bishops to take an oath of loyalty to the German Reich. theatlantic.com/magazine/…
Female fish can fake an orgasm to trick the male into thinking they've successfully mated and swim off to find a better partner. bbc.com/earth/story/20150…
Elton John's smash hit "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" was written by his long time partner Bernie Taupin and is about Bernie's rejection of fame, high society riches and his desire to go back to a simple way of living. Taupin was raised on a farm without electricity as a child. ultimateclassicrock.com/e…
The Mangaia people of the Cook Islands have a sex positive culture, where casual sex with different partners, and frequent intercourse with multiple orgasms (as many as three climaxes nightly), are perceived as sexually normal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Paternal behaviour in males causes them to lactate when their female partner is pregnant ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Without counting Vatican state, then The Philippines is the last country on earth where divorce is illegal. 26% of women aged between 15 and 49 have experienced physical, sexual, and emotional violence by their husband or partner abc.net.au/news/2018-10-0…
The research finding that when both partners of a married couple have been previously divorced, their marriage is 90 percent more likely to end in divorce (Wolfinger 2005). courses.lumenlearning.com…
There were 'Dance Marathons' in the 1930's during the Great Depression. Desperate couples would dance for days on end just to have a roof over their head and food to eat. Dance partners took turns sleeping while the other one held them up and continued dancing. historylink.org/File/5534
Female Praying Mantis doesn't always kill her mating partner.Only about one-fourth of the matings ends up in the death of the male.There are incidences of Male Praying Mantis eat the female at the end of Mating have been reported too.. praying-mantis.org/why-do…
Ladybird orgasms last for up to 30 minutes. They have sex for up to 9 hours a day, and have an average of 30 sexual partners annually. blogs.warwick.ac.uk/yangl…
In Ancient Greece, male homosexuality was socially acceptable as long as you were the penetrating partner. The partner on the recieving end was considered effeminate. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hom…
A study has shown that Male Robins Make the Best Bird Husbands as they possess the capability to guess what their wives want to eat, whether or not they saw what the females ate last, they can still get exactly what their partner wished for. They are also Monogamous. rd.com/home/gardening/mal…
Simply sniffing your partner’s clothing can reduce stress and feeling of loneliness, according to research from the University of British Columbia. news.ubc.ca/2018/01/04/st…
According to a survey done in 2018 on 15,000 men and women, men reported an average of 14 sexual partners in a lifetime, while women reported only an average of 7. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Natural condoms made from bladders and animal skins allow the transfer of body heat between partners. Latex condoms reduce heat transfer, which may contribute to reduced sexual pleasure fhi360.org/sites/default/…
The adult mayfly lives less than 24 hours. Its sole purpose is to find partners and mate before it dies. The adults of many mayfly species don't even have mouths and digestive systems, because they don't live long enough to need them. environ.andrew.cmu.edu/ma…
Today I learned about a man who took the California State Bar Exam 48 times before he finally passed and transitioned from being his son's law clerk to his son's law partner lasentinel.net/maxcy-file…
David Bowie did not suffer from heterochromia. Rather, he had a condition known as anisocoria, where one pupil is permanently more dilated than the other, as a result of a fistfight with a friend in his youth. That friend was George Underwood, his lifelong artistic partner. thecut.com/2016/01/story-…
Research shows that people who are financially dependent on their partner are more likely to be unfaithful. businessinsider.com/depen…
In 1933, the British explorer Frank Smythe attempted to climb Mt. Everest alone. As the time passed, due to isolation he became so convinced that someone else was accompanying him on his climb that he offered a piece of cake to his invisible climbing partner. psypost.org/2016/11/socia…
Today I learned about 2suit, a spacesuit designed for sex in space. Partners wearing the 2suit can attach themselves to each other via velcro, giving space for intimacy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2su…
Today I learned about William R. King, who was the 13th Vice President. He died of tuberculosis after only 6 weeks in office. He was also likely President Buchanan’s same sex partner. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
When Male honey bees mate, their penises explode and they die. During the queen's nuptial flight, she'll mate with about a dozen partners and leave a trail of their dead, penisless corpses in her wake. owlcation.com/stem/The-Li…
OkCupid found women using iPhones averaged twice as many sexual partners as those using android devices. theblog.okcupid.com/dont-…
The banana slug chews the penis off its partner after finishing sex scribol.com/environment/a…
Albatross seabirds can live over 50 years & mate when they’re 5-years-old. They stay with the same partner for 45+ years making it among the longest relationships in the animal world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
People with tattoos more likely to have mental health issues. Also they were more likely to be smokers, to have spent time in jail, and to have a higher number of sex partners in the past year. psychcentral.com/news/201…
According to a 2015 study published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, university students estimated that the average person of the opposite sex has about a 42% chance of cheating on their partner. businessinsider.com/scien…
Sally Ride had a female partner for more than 25 years, making her the first known LGBT astronaut. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sal…
Frequent sex in a relationship isn't associated with self-reported happiness in couples, but is associated with an increase in an instinctive, positive emotions towards your partner. psychologicalscience.org/…
Both Nintendo and Sega had separate opportunities to partner with Sony to create a console but opted to create their own instead techradar.com/news/the-ul…
Dogs that served with the US Army in Afghanistan from 2010 - 2014 were poorly treated upon discharge, some were left in kennels for many months and not cared for, while others remain unaccounted. Several soldiers later searched for and rescued their ex-partners. reuters.com/article/us-us…
The FBI-King Suicide Letter (1964) was an anonymous letter sent to blackmail Martin Luther King. It threatened to expose his many sexual partners if he did not commit suicide. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FBI…
During Malcolm X's burglary career, he once played Russian roulette pulling the trigger three times in a row to convince his partners in crime that he wasn't afraid to die. He later revealed to Alex Haley that he palmed the round. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rus…
Women with 10 or more sexual partners were the most likely to divorce and women with 0-1 sexual partners were the least likely to divorce ifstudies.org/blog/counte…
A woman suspected a coworker was ejaculating in her water bottle, so she asked her partner to do the same thing to see if the samples matched. They did, and the coworker ended up going to jail. pressunion.org/financial-…
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. newrepublic.com/article/1…
While 85% of women are satisfied with the size of their partner's penis, only 55% of men are satisfied with the size of their own penis psycnet.apa.org/journals/…
Nearly Half of All Murdered Women Are Killed by Romantic Partners theatlantic.com/health/ar…
Gay Turkish men can avoid military service by providing photographs of themselves having sex. But only if they are the passive partner, and their face is clearly visible in the photo. bbc.com/news/magazine-174…
National Geographic started delivering its magazines in a paper rather than plastic wrapper, saving more than 2.5 million single-use plastic bags every month. They also challenged all their international partners to get rid of plastic wrappers by end of 2019 nationalgeographic.com/ma…
The state of Florida does not allow married couples to divorce while one of the partners is pregnant. blog.cjamiesonlaw.com/can…
Today I learned about 80 per cent of people who have gonorrhea don't realise they are infected. People are having more partners in their lives, they're also delaying marriage and also people are having more oral sex abc.net.au/triplej/progra…
For 15 months during the 1970s the Bundeswehr (Germany's armed forces) allowed soldiers to wear their hair long, reflecting the trend of the time. This move angered their NATO partners during the height of the Cold War, and earned the military the disparaging nickname of the "German Hair Force." spiegel.de/international/…
Women in Japan can sue their partner's mistress for adultery, even if there is no sex involved japantoday.com/category/n…
A man found a newborn baby in the subway, and when he was in family court to give a statement the judge surprised him by asking if he and his partner wanted to adopt. They said yes. opinionator.blogs.nytimes…
Female zebra finches lay slightly larger eggs when their male partner is considered unattractive. Supposedly the extra nutrients and room to grow are meant to compensate for the father’s poor genes. mpg.de/568833/pressReleas…
In 2011, Conan O'Brien was ordained as a minister by the Universal Life Church Monastery, allowing him to perform a same-sex marriage in New York. The wedding, between a member of Conan's staff and his partner, was held on the stage of the Beacon Theatre and broadcast on Conan. observer.com/2011/11/cona…
On a flight, Nicolas Cage used the PA system and said that he was the pilot and was not feeling well. At the airport, police prepared to arrest Cage and his travelling partner Charlie Sheen. After Cage politely talked his way out of it, he later discovered that Sheen was carrying cocaine on him. digitalspy.com/showbiz/ne…
Puritans were actually pro-sex for pleasure, and would censure parishioners who denied their partner sex or 3+ months. bostonmagazine.com/arts-e…
In banana slugs sometimes the penis becomes trapped inside the body of the partner. Apophallation allows them to separate themselves by chewing off the other's or their own penis. Once the penis has been discarded, they are still able to sexually reproduce due to being hermaphrodites. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slu…
Killer Whales are able to learn to speak Dolphin. When killer whales were socialized with bottlenose dolphins at a water facility, they changed the types of sounds they made to resemble those of their social partners livescience.com/48231-kil…
"sperm washing" is a fertility technique used when a couple want to make a baby but the male partner is HIV+, so the sperm are washed to remove the HIV virus so it doesn't get transmitted to the mother or child. aidsmap.com/What-does-the…
Land snails can live up to 25 years and shoots Love Darts into their partner before mating en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan…
The more empathic a partner is, the better their touch is at reducing their partner's experience of pain, a phenomenon known as social touch analgesia. pnas.org/content/pnas/ear…
Ravens lead Wolves to prey sometimes, and because of this the wolves will tolerate them as dining partners youtube.com/watch?v=tK0Qu…
The U.S. census began collecting data about same-sex couples in 1990, when the "unmarried partner" category was added to the relationship question to measure the growing trend of couples living together before tying the knot. npr.org/2018/03/30/598192…
Turkish Airlines was the official airline partner for Batman vs Superman. youtu.be/pS7JBHxdxko
Today I learned of John Edmund Kerrich. While he was a POW in a Nazi camp during WWII, he carried out empirical probability experiments. In one of which, he and a partner flipped a coin 10,000 times to prove the Law of Large Numbers. It came out to one side being 5,067, with a standard deviation of 1.34. wikivisually.com/wiki/Joh…

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