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Love hurts. It sounds like a cliche, but new research suggests it might literally be true. Rejection by a romantic partner during a breakup activates regions of the brain associated with physical pain, according to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study.
“Rejection literally hurts,” researcher Edward Smith, a cognitive neuroscientist at Columbia University, told LiveScience.
People have long described the sadness over a lost love or a romantic breakup in much the same way, using words like “pain” and “hurt.” They often sounded as though they’re speaking interchangeably about mental anguish and physical suffering — making scientists wonder whether the two feelings might be triggering the same areas of the brain. Read more… Keep reading »
“I’m not beautiful. My mother once called me an ugly duckling. But, listed separately, I have a few good features.”
— Audrey Hepburn on her looks. Say what? A few good features? Come now. Her mother must have forgot to inform her that she had turned into a swan or she was blind. Oh well, at least Audrey was a humble bird, which only makes her more beautiful. [Life] Keep reading »
White eyeshadow: Consider it. I know, I know — It sounds pretty appalling and truck stop on the highway in the middle of nowhere-y. But! Look at this face! Look how nicely the white plays against the other colorful eyeshadows and her freckles! Not for everyone but surely for someone? [marisachafetzphoto] Keep reading »
In a time when everything from artificial tans to calf implants has become culturally acceptable, for some reason genitals usually get left out of the body-decoration process. The only real option until recently was choosing between carpet or hardwood floors. Not anymore! Now you have exciting options like …
#7 Vajazzling: Originally a high-end spa treatment where a wax job was finished by attaching Swarovski crystals in decorative patterns to the waxed area, vajazzling was introduced to the mainstream by Jennifer Love Hewitt, who is apparently something of a matron saint of this and a huge aficionado herself. Read more… Keep reading »