Are We Alone – Sex and the SETI

by Gary Niederhoff on April 4, 2011

Birds do it. Bees do it. But no one sings about how they do it. And frankly, not even Cole Porter can make bedroom behavior that involves decapitating your mate sound romantic. And what rhymes with “cannibalism?” But the animal world abounds with bizarre sexual behavior… and it’s all perfectly normal.

Find out how female spiders lure males to their doom… why dolphins are the friskiest of mammals… whether E.T. would have sex… and why sexual reproduction evolved in the first place.

Also, why the marketing gurus have it all wrong: driving a Hummer or wearing Gucci won’t help you land a mate. Find out what will.

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1: Olivia Judson on sex in the wild.
Part 2: Lori Marino on dolphin sex.
Part 3: Lori Marino on ET sex.
Part 4: Sharon Moalem on human sexual behavior.
Part 5: Geoffrey Miller on the sexuality of consumerism.

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avatar Chip April 13, 2011 at 7:07 am

Molly Bentley is hot!!

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