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News

What you eat around the time you get pregnant could influence whether you have a boy or a girl, a study published in Proceedings B, a biological research journal, reported. And because diets have changed due to industrialization (Hamburgers! French fries! Sour Patch Kids!), diet could be a possible explanation for the falling proportion of… READ MORE »


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The Gossip Girl folks are certainly working hard to get us all hot and bothered about the show’s upcoming episodes, but they’re also doing a really good job of annoying us. Not only did The CW move the show’s air day and time from Wednesdays at 9 p.m. EST to Mondays at 8 p.m. EST,… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Unless you started your new relationship as a virgin, chances are you have some semblance of an “ex.”

So what happens to all the “exes” when you get into a serious relationship? Are they like the Junior absorbency tampons in your multi-pack, destined to go unused for all your menstruating days? And what… READ MORE »


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This morning I had my iPod on random and it landed on a song that’s been in my iTunes for awhile, but I’d never listened to. Yael Naim, a new Israeli singer-songwriter getting a lot of buzz in the U.S., covering Britney Spears’ “Toxic”. It was so hot, I had to make her the Daily… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

“If I masturbate too much will I be unable to get off when a guy goes down on me?” — Solo Satisfier, Baltimore, MD

Unlike guys, the more a girl masturbates the more likely she is to have an orgasm during sex (intercourse or oral). Masturbating might actually help you achieve an orgasm FASTER. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Mexico City just held its 2008 Sex & Entertainment Fair, which isn’t all that exciting in itself– we have sex-industry trade shows galore in the U.S. — however, three out of every four Mexican citizens are also Roman Catholic. Not sure how religious figures feel about dildos and such. The fair debuted in 2004, and… READ MORE »


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In case you didn’t know, blogging can make for bad breakups. [NY Times]
Some weird laws are still on the books. Flirting is banned in San Antonio, oral sex is banned in Indiana, and sexual positions beyond missionary are illegal in Washington, D.C. [FOX News]
Researchers have been able to genetically modify flies so that… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I’ve already told you I’ve had HPV. I’ve managed to steer clear of any other STIs, but I know many people who have had herpes, crabs, gonorrhea, or chlamydia. What about you? Take our poll — don’t worry, all results are of course anonymous.
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Video


Style

Have you seen the wares from Heidi Montag’s debut clothing line for Anchor Blue, “Heidiwood”? Let’s just say there’s lots of tacky animal prints (“I love zebra!”), satin short-shorts, and racerback tank tops. But the best description of the line came courtesy of New York magazine, who sent a couple writers to try on the… READ MORE »


News

Grrr. So. That Yale art student and her abortion project? Totally BS. Kudos to gillybeans for smelling a stinker. Yale issued a statement today saying that Aliza Shvarts’ story was a fake, but still a part of her real art project. Um, making us feel stupid? Sort of. The statement read: “The entire project is… READ MORE »


Celebs

Ashlee Simpson told Ryan Seacrest she is keeping Pete Wentz’s proposal “sacred” and then played coy about whether or not she’s knocked up. Meanwhile, Papa Joe is already trying to sell the first photo rights to her baby to the magazines. But no one is biting! [NY Post and People]
American Idol cast-off Kristy… READ MORE »