December 5th is Krampusnacht or “Krampus Night” when men dressed as Krampus drink alcohol, run through the streets, and chase delinquent children around and hit them with sticks. Many anthropologists believe the tradition is pre-Christian and goes back to pagan mythology.
A ten-year psychological study found that men who kissed their wives before leaving for work lived, on average, five years longer, earning 20 to 30 percent more than peers who left without a kiss.
On the list of the 100 oldest people ever, only six are male.
In the early 1900s, women used hatpins to fend off sexual harassers in the streets. These pins were so effective in fending off assaulters that legislation was proposed to curb these “accessories to assault.” Men would often come away with wounds that were “not serious, but very painful.”
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Research showed that men get bored after just 26 minutes of shopping with wife or girlfriend.
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In the Victorian era, doctors prescribed beards to help keep men healthy.
Breast milk once saved 16 people lost at sea. 2 days after their food ran out, a woman told her sister to try her milk. She felt better and offered it to everyone else. The 8 men and 7 women took turns sucking her breasts and were able to survive for 7 more days until currents pushed the boat to shore.
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Until the 1700s, a man could use a woman’s pregnancy as evidence he did not rape her. They believed she could only get pregnant if she enjoyed the sex.
The semen of men with brothers swims faster than the semen of men without brothers.
Men tend to be more emotionally affected by relationship troubles than women. They just do a better job of hiding it.