Big brains mean 'tiny testicles'

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  1. Casshew

    Casshew Former Member

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    WOMEN have suspected it for millennia, and scientists have finally proved it - men cannot have both big brains and big testicles.

    Brainiacs and scholars everywhere may gnash their teeth, but according to a recent study of bats, nature forces the males of a species to make a painful trade-off between mental capacity and sperm production.

    Because of the high-energy demands of both brains and sperm, scientists believe males cannot generate large amounts of both.
     
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  3. Cypros

    Cypros New Member

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    So, are they saying that the size of the testicles determine the amount of sperm produced?
     
  4. KatherineQ

    KatherineQ Former Member

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    Goodness that's rickety science! Comparing a flying mammal that HAS to balance weights of different organs extremely carefully to humans?

    If we're going by anecdotal evidence alone, I've personally noticed exactly the opposite in men. ;D
     
  5. ariel7

    ariel7 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

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    Oh my gosh, I find this hilarious and don't really believe it
    would hold true for human males,lol. Who knows, I cannot
    imagine many of them volunteering to have BOTH
    their IQ's and their testicles measured... furthermore,lol,
    does having a large brain really equal high intelligence?;)

    Bats may have been the so-called ideal for the study, but
    methinks them not very morphologically similar to ppl. in this
    regard for certain....
    AND I am SURE thankful for that! umm....8.5 % of their body
    mass...hmmm.. I SO don't wanna go there in my thoughts!!!:eek:
    Let's see--- 8.5% of 185 pounds would be nearly 16 pounds.

    Was there a purpose to this study?

    If I were a man, I would not want my name associated
    with it.;)

    Ok, that is my naughtiness for the day.
    This DEFINITELY was a bizarre story.:crazy:

    love,

    Ariel:blowkiss:

    edited to add: Methinks I may lose my place on the "good"
    list for this one...:blushing:
     
  6. ariel7

    ariel7 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

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    Great point!

    :crazy:
     
  7. SewingDeb

    SewingDeb "Sorry, I'm not qualified to land the plane."

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    I would love to hear a man's reaction to this article....lol.
     
  8. shadowangel

    shadowangel Black cats consider me unlucky.

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    Well, to be absolutely honest, I've never given them much thought, except trying to maintain the proper number and avoiding contact with fast-moving objects! Besides, it only takes one Mr. Wiggly to make a baby, so I think I'd rather be smart....

    What I want to know is, how did they tell the dumb bats from the smart bats? And who measured their testicles????
    Poor bats...
    "Turn your head and cough."
    "What's the measuring tape for?"
    "HEY!"
     
  9. docwho3

    docwho3 New Member

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    That must have been an interesting job interview. "Um, I'm here to apply for the err body parts measuring job. . . . What do you mean can I demonstrate?!?"
     
  10. Mabel

    Mabel Former Member

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    I'd ask my husband's opinion, but I'm not sure you'd want it. He's not real bright ;)
     
  11. H0NEYWEST

    H0NEYWEST I have a .38 and an ocelot ~ they're both loaded

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    I'll bet they require at least a Masters Degree. They wouldn't want their study flawed by an accidental inclusion of moth balls or something.
     
  12. docwho3

    docwho3 New Member

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    Holy gnats! . .Batman!
     
  13. shadowangel

    shadowangel Black cats consider me unlucky.

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    MOTH balls? As opposed to...Oh, never mind...:blushing:
     
  14. shadowangel

    shadowangel Black cats consider me unlucky.

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    Wait, if size determines intelligence, and a guy was interviewing, wouldn't they just---oh, never mind again. :blushing: :blushing:
     
  15. ravenmad

    ravenmad New Member

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    ok - - - I guess I dont care how large or small the nutZ are its the "other" that matters to me.
     
  16. ariel7

    ariel7 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

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    Oh my gosh!:blushing:
    Raven, Raven, Raven...
    LOL!
     
  17. Casshew

    Casshew Former Member

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    The 'other' :crazy:

    lol
     
  18. H0NEYWEST

    H0NEYWEST I have a .38 and an ocelot ~ they're both loaded

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    Ummm...would that be his wallet or his manhood?
     
  19. Chica

    Chica New Member

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    This reminds me of a really BAD joke . . .
    Q: Have you ever smelled mothballs?
    A: Yes!
    Comment: How did you get their little legs apart?
    I don't know why, but it always makes me laugh! heheh
     
  20. Buzz Mills

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    It just goes to prove something that has been known all along. Most men think with their penises; not many think with their brains. And we wonder why the divorce rate is so high.
     
  21. Buzz Mills

    Buzz Mills New Member

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    And when those small testicled, large brained men, come up with brilliant ideas, that makes them very wealthy, the women of the world never seem to be bothered by the fact that the men they now choose have small testicles; it just doesn't seem to be an isssue from that point on.
     

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