You beat me to it. My immediate thought was with the eternal war with Eastasia.
Somebody left their sarcasm detector at home today.
You've obviously never worked at a Fortune 500 company. The simplest things take weeks, if not months, to requisition. Then add submitting a labor request to have it installed. Add in a helicopter trip to get the tech and the equipment to the rig and you've got massive delays. Seems like they need expedited procedures for life-critical safety systems. (Sorry that was obvious wasn't it).
Thankfully, the brain growth does not seem to be a zero-sum game. Meaning, that one does not gain in one area at the expense of another.
A collision between asteroids? Who wants to bet a woman was driving one of them?
According to this recent article, http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=pregnant-brain-as-racecar , they (at least the pregnant or postpartum) have a lot more on their minds than us simple menfolk.
Actually I know of two things more dangerous:
1) A programmer with a screwdriver
2) A salesman with an install disc