OT - "scientists amazed" by the obvious yet again

Doug Brewer doug at alphoto.com
Thu Oct 15 00:09:45 EDT 2009

John Sessoms wrote:
> From: Bruce Walker
>> [Quoted exactly as I found it ...]
>> Driving fast cars boosts testosterone
>> 680News staff | Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 8:36 am
>> Scientists at Concordia University in Montreal have found that driving 
>> fast cars boosts men's testosterone level which could lower the risk 
>> of heart disease, diabetes and depression.
>> They put men behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 and then let them drive 
>> a 16-year-old Toyota Camry and then tested their hormone levels.
>> After a spin in a sports car, testosterone levels increased 
>> significantly.
>> But after driving the family car, hormone levels stayed the same or 
>> even dropped.
>> Scientists think this could explain why some men buy a sports car to 
>> help them through their mid-life crisis.
>> [ http://is.gd/4jjia ]
> Hmmm? And here all along I though it was just fast cars attract fast women.

Not when I'm behind the wheel, regrettably.

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