Posts tagged "space"

Space: The Final Frontier In Wedding Locations

If you’re having trouble finding a location for your wedding, you have a new option: space. Japanese company First Advantage and the U.S.-based private space flight firm Rocketplane Global announced last week they will host weddings in space for $2.3 million. Who knows whether happily married couples will get to consummate their marriage while they’re…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 7, 2008

Astronomers Find A Trio Of Super-Earths

Despite all the Star Trek I watched as a kid, it didn’t teach me much about space or science because I almost failed astronomy in college and didn’t graduate. That said, I think the idea of the universe being filled with all these other planets and stars and what have you is insanely fascinating. And…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2008

Her Love Will Go On

Stories about old people in love make us go awwww, even when they’re slightly creepy. For the last 14 years, 75-year-old Wan Fengxia has reportedly been writing letters to her husband, who has been dead the whole time. “If I tell people around me all the time about my feelings, they might get bored,” she…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 3, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: The Best 13 Minutes Of Your Life, Astronauts, And Online Gender

The most desirable length of time for sex is between seven and 13 minutes, according to a random sample of Americans and Canadians. Anything less was “too short,” while anything more was “too long.” Interestingly enough, an NFL game’s half-time lasts 12 minutes. So, if you use seven minutes for sex, you’ll still have five…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 5, 2008
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