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Submission + - Female Orgasm Baffles Evolutionary Scientists

An anonymous reader writes: Evolutionary biologists have postulated several hypotheses about the role, if any, of the female orgasm in the reproductive process for decades. There have been many attempts to explain the evolutionary mystery of female orgasm. One, suggested by Desmond Morris in his 1967 popular-science book "The Naked Ape," was that the female orgasm evolved to encourage physical intimacy with a male partner and helps reinforce the pair bond.
Security

Submission + - UPS asks job hunters for their favorite password (sophos.com) 1

An anonymous reader writes: How would you feel if a website asked you tell it what your favorite password is?

Because that's what UPSJobs.com does..

Researchers at Sophos found that the site, designed to help people find careers inside UPS, has some very odd ideas about password security — encouraging users not to use a unique password, but instead to use a password that other people might be able to guess (such as the name of loved pets or favorite movies).

Most astonishingly, the registration process encourages users to reveal their favorite internet password.

Sometimes even when as a user you try to follow safe password practices, websites can work against you.

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