The Daily Squeeze: Drunkeness, Pale Skin, And Bad Drivers

  • One in four young men and one in three young women in Northern Ireland said they were drunk the first time they had sex, according to a study. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! [BBC and Health Promotion Agency]
  • Men are subconsciously attracted to fairer skin because of its association with purity, innocence, modesty, and goodness, while women are attracted to darker complexions because it hints at sex, virility, and danger, according to researchers at the University of Toronto. Perhaps that’s why the phrase “tall, pale, and handsome” has never caught on. [The Independent, U.K.]
  • An Australian survey found that men were more likely than women to crash their car because they were distracted. Ha. []