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Heads Up, Guys: This Is How You Should Dance If You Want To Turn Women On

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Attention, guys. Being a good dancer is all in the neck and the right knee, says a new study done at Northumbria University. Researchers used 3D cameras to film 19 guys between the ages of 18 and 35 dancing. The dudes’ moves were then turned into animated avatars and shown to 35 straight women to rate on a scale of one to 10.

The female participants found men who made big movements with the neck and trunk, the wrist and left shoulder, and fast movements with the right knee, to be the best dancers. Why these particular moves? Well aside from making simply making a man look slick bumping and grinding in the club, scientist say there’s a biological component. The “good” dance moves just so happen to be signals of male fertility. Because we’re all just animals looking to propagate the species. Keep reading »

The 16 Stages Of Having A Crush On Someone (In GIFs!)

The 16 Stages Of Having A Crush On Someone (In GIFs!)

Crushes don’t happen right away, they evolve over time. Here are the 16 stages you’ll go through before finding true love (or at least something like it for the time being). Keep reading »

5 Insignificant Things That Determine If Someone Likes You

Anyone who has ever been unpopular, which we’re thinking is approximately all of you, knows how unfair the system can seem — it’s all about looks and money and some indefinable coolness that some lucky bastards are just born with. Well, we have good news and bad news.

The good news is that there are some unexpected shortcuts that can make a person popular, which maybe isn’t surprising, since the human brain works in some pretty freaky ways. The bad news is that they’re just as stupid and arbitrary as the ones you already knew. Read more…

Sleepy & Stupid: Key Qualities Men Look For In One Night Stands

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Oh dear. What were they thinking? Read More »
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Ladies, if you’ve ever wondered why you’re always heading home from the bar alone, the answer could be depressingly simple: you are too intelligent and alert. Slate.com has a really fascinating piece about an article soon to be published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior about “sexual exploitability,” or how the male of the species chooses to pursue a female of the species who seems most sexually susceptible. Or, put it in English, they wanted to find out how men figure out with whom they can score.

You should read the entire piece yourself for the full explanation, because it’s complicated and long-winded. But the bare bones version is men were studied as they responded to a bunch of qualities in potential long-term and short-term mates. And interestingly enough, pictures of women looking sleepy or intoxicated, as well as stupid or immature-seeming, were seen as the most easy lays and most attractive.  Keep reading »

The 6 Types Of Attraction

How To Be Romantic...
...without being creepy! Read More »
Asexual?
Don't worry, there's an online dating site for you too! Read More »
First Celebrity Crush
Mine was Benny from "The Sandlot." Who was yours? Read More »
Bisexual Dating
What it's like to date as a bisexual woman. Read More »

Seriously, I wish someone would have taught me about the six types of attraction way earlier in my life. Like when I was nine. So I would have known the difference between my Squishes and my Crushes. It would have saved me so much trouble. I think I am going to start referring to all my friends Squishes. [Transgender Student Life]

[Editor's Note: These drawings were originally found through Tumblr. We tracked down what we think is the original source. We've reuploaded the image without the watermark.]

More Than Half Of Women Are Attracted To Other Women, Says Study

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Lez-be-honest, you know it’s true: over half of all women are attracted to other gals, according to a study at Boise State University of Idaho.

In a poll given to 484 students of varying sexual orientations, 60 percent of the female participants claimed “some level of attraction to other women,” 45 percent had kissed another woman, and 50 percent had fantasized about another woman. This study provides another example of the fluidity of sexuality, rightfully showing its complexity extends beyond a “do you like penis or vagina?” duality. Yet kissing other women, especially in a college/party environment, has been famously glorified by Katy Perry and others, and in some (some!) cases is done to incite attention or pleasure from male onlookers. Likewise, what does attraction mean? Possibilities include everything from the enjoyment of pornography to the appreciation of another woman’s physique or style. (I don’t make these points to contest the study’s results, only to highlight the subjectivity of the findings.)  Keep reading »

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