The Washington Times - February 3, 2010, 08:22AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Study - Teaching abstinence works better than sex ed, The gender silent majority, and Global Warming update.

  • AOL News: Study - Teaching abstinence works better than sex ed

Although the effectiveness and virtues of sex-ed versus abstinence-only curricula have long been the subject of fierce debate in American schools, the federal study, published in the Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, is the first of its kind to suggest that programs encouraging students to abstain from having sex altogether are successful. 
President Barack Obama released his proposed budget for the coming year. Most commentaries focus on debt, deficits, taxes, and unemployment. With the trillions of problems in Obama’s multi-trillion dollar budget, however, it is easy to overlook his gendered social engineering approach to the budget process and its impact on boys and men. 
Town Hall: Global Warming update
John Coleman, founder of the Weather Channel, in an hour-long television documentary titled “Global Warming: The Other Side,” presents evidence that our National Climatic Data Center has been manipulating weather data just as the now disgraced and under investigation British University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit. The NCDC is a division of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.