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  • Women really do prefer pink, researchers say

    08/21/2007 11:32:12 AM PDT · by Brujo · 158 replies · 2,768+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 2007 Aug 20 | Reuters
    Boys like blue, girls like pink and there isn't much anybody can do about it, researchers said on Monday in one of the first studies to show scientifically that there are gender-based color preferences. Researchers said these differences may have a basis in evolution in which females developed a preference for reddish colors associated with riper fruit and healthier faces. ... "We speculate that this sex difference arose from sex-specific functional specialization in the evolutionary division of labor," she wrote in Current Biology. "There are biological reasons for liking reddish things." ... "Women have a very clear pattern. It's low...
  • Jackson Lee invites terrorist dictator to Texas (my title)

    12/16/2003 12:30:42 PM PST · by GOPcapitalist · 35 replies · 340+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Ron Nissimov
    Jackson Lee said she was so impressed with Syrian President Bashar Assad during her visit that she invited him to speak in Texas, even though his country is designated by the United States as a rogue state and a sponsor of terrorism. "I'm sure someone will write a headline, `Congresswoman invites a terrorist'," Jackson Lee said. "But that's not what I'm trying to do." She said Assad showed his willingness to negotiate by meeting despite President Bush's signing on Friday of the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003, which could impose sanctions on Syria. "He's a 39-year-old...
  • Saddam capture doesn't change Jackson Lee's mind [SJL invites Syrian Pres. to speak in TX]

    12/15/2003 7:41:14 PM PST · by HennepinPrisoner · 34 replies · 244+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 12/15/2003 | RON NISSIMOV
    U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, said today that the capture of Saddam Hussein does nothing to change her opposition to the war in Iraq. "I believe we should have had a congressional vote before declaring war, and we should have allowed U.N. inspectors time to finish their work," Jackson Lee said during a news conference at Bush Intercontinental Airport. "As to WMDs (weapons of mass destruction), the fact they have not been found I believe shows I was right." One of the more outspoken congressional critics of the war in Iraq, Jackson Lee had returned to Houston from a...