The Daily Squeeze: Adoption, Melons, Beer, And Bike Seats

  • Men 18 to 44 are more than twice as likely than women in that age group to have adopted a child. [LiveScience]
  • Scientists just discovered a hormone in melons that plays a role in how sexual systems evolve in plants. “Humans and other mammals generally have only two sexes – males and females,” said biologist Michael Purugganan. “But other species, including plants, can evolve bewildering arrays of sexual combinations.” [EurekAlert!]
  • A woman in Chicago was charged with first-degree murder after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend because he was drinking beer. If the beer was a Blanche de Bruxelles, I might understand her rage. [Chicagoist]
  • Frequent male bike-riders should think about using a “no-nose” bicycle saddle if they’re having problems with erectile dysfunction. [EurekAlert!]