Posts tagged "myths"

6 Ridiculous Sex Myths (You Probably Believe)

You'd think that by now, we as a species would have pretty much figured out sex, what with Hollywood and the Internet constantly pumping us full of messages on the subject -- and we all know that if there are two things that can be universally trusted, those two things are Hollywood and the Internet.
By: Cracked / September 1, 2013

9 BS “Facts” About Panties Everyone Thinks Are True

A few weeks ago, we asked readers to vote on a post they wanted me to write. The winner was BS facts about panties everyone thinks is true. Here it is! It's weird how we learn stuff about how to be a woman, isn't it? I don't know about you, but my mom…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 22, 2013

5 Hair Care Myths Debunked

When it comes to hair care, there is a lot of information out there, some reasonable and some that seems downright crazy. Save for trying out every tidbit of hair wisdom that’s out there on your locks, how’s a girl to differentiate fact from fiction in her quest to get the gorgeous strands she craves?
By: A New Mode / January 22, 2013

The 6 Craziest Beliefs Entire Cultures Have Held About Sex

The miracle of childbirth is fairly straightforward: The baby is forced out of a screaming woman's nether parts in a moment of bloody, agonizing ... beauty? But when it comes to just how the baby got in there in the first place, people throughout history and around the world have come up with some really…
By: Cracked / January 2, 2013

Summer Myths Debunked

There are so many myths about summer safety, it's a wonder anyone has any fun. Heard that poison ivy is contagious? Not true. Scared of swallowing watermelon seeds? They'll just pass through you. The Washington Post debunks a host of summer myths: Mosquitoes love people who taste sweet? Nope—mosquitoes are more into your breath. They…
By: Newser / June 26, 2012

Debunking Our Weird Personal Mythologies

In the most recent episode of "Girls," Hannah and Marnie have an exchange where Hannah calls herself a loser. Marnie doesn't let it slip, she challenges her by telling her it's some "weird mythology" she has about herself, kind of like the idea "that you need to get 11 hours of sleep every night." Funny…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 30, 2012

5 Ridiculous Sex Myths Everyone Believes

What do you know about sex? Surely there aren't many of you who would answer "nothing." Even if you're the most inexperienced or inept lover of all time (which we've been assured you are), you at least have some preconceived notions about sex based on the stories and anecdotes and stand-up comedy you've heard over…
By: Cracked / February 7, 2012

British Guy Capitalizes On Big Feet, Big Penis Myth

Nineteen-year-old Welshman Carl Griffiths has really big feet. Really, really big feet. Like, size 21 feet (the average man's feet are a size 9). Carl has used his large, floppy feet to capitalize off of a raging myth -- the idea that the bigger the feet, the bigger the penis. (Carl's also 6' 5", by…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 23, 2011

Guy Talk: Mythbusting Bisexual Men

“You’re either gay, straight, or lying.” I first heard that oft-repeated phrase when I was an 18-year-old freshman at UC Berkeley. I was at my first meeting of the GLBA (Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Alliance). I’d recently broken up with a girlfriend, and had been dating (and sleeping with) both men and women; I wa…
By: Hugo Schwyzer / May 11, 2011

4 Myths About Women That Just Aren’t True

As women, we hear a lot about what we should and shouldn't do to our bodies. Drink this much water, take x-amount of these vitamins, or stay away from certain foods ... it's so confusing! What's a girl to do? Can you get pregnant while you're on your period? Do antibiotics decrease the effectiveness of…
By: Lauren Gold / July 29, 2010

5 Myths About The Male Body

Think you know everything there is to know about the male body? Think again. LiveScience has published an article debunking five myths about men — including how often they think about sex. After the jump, five facts about the male body that may surprise you.
By: Wendy Atterberry / July 20, 2009

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Masturbation Myths

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor, I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady, a lady who is a fool for love! And I love nothing more than sex. My deepest desires have happily led me on many adventures in the sack, but they have also, sadly,…
By: Dr. V / May 5, 2009