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New Study Proves It: Blondes Aren’t Dumb

Next time you make a dumb blonde joke you may be the true butt of it: Researchers at Ohio State University analyzed 10,878 Americans who took part in the National…

Newser |

Porn Viewers Are More Likely To View Women As Equals, A New Study Shows

A recent study published in the Journal of Sex Research found that porn enthusiasts viewed as women more equal to men than people who did not watch porn. It’s as if they could tell that all…

Lauren Vinopal |

New Survey Shows 25 Percent Of Men Believe They Also Suffer Symptoms Of PMS

The condition is called “Irritable Man Syndrome,” a term coined in the early 2000s by researcher Jed Diamond.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Frisky Rant: Cosplaying David Bowie Isn’t Research, For Pete’s Sake

God help academics if it now requires weak attempts at method acting.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Eat More Grilled Cheese Sandwiches To Get Laid!

According to a new survey by social networking/dating site Skout, people who love grilled cheese sandwiches have more sex! The site surveyed 4,600 users, and found that 32 percent of grilled…

Claire Hannum |

A Woman Misidentified As UVA’s Jackie Is Taking Legal Action Against Chuck Johnson

A woman identified by (Living Piece Of Poop) Chuck Johnson as UVA’s Jackie isn’t Jackie, and is pressing charges. (Jezebel)
Bill Cosby Defender Whoopi Goldberg interviewed Bill Cosby…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Coming To A College Near You: Fat Studies?

Who decided to make Blair’s maid, Dorota, the only overweight one on “Gossip Girl“? And why did J.K. Rowling pen Harry Potter’s uncle and cousin, Vernon and Dudley Dursley, as…

Justine Fields |

Spread The Word: Gossiping Is Good For You!

“Gossip Girl” obviously has the right idea—a new study from the University of Michigan shows that chitchatting might be good for your health. In the study, which ran in this…

Justine Fields |

‘Tis The Season For Having Sex

Need another reason to look forward to the holiday season? New research says the Christmas through New Years period produces an increase in the number of people who have sex.

Persia Ali |

A Chip For Your Brain That Will Screw Your Mind

Since your biggest erogenous zone is your brain, scientists are busy working on a vibrator for your mind! More specifically, Oxford University’s department of psychiatry is developing a…

Simcha |

Bless You! Sexual Thoughts Can Cause Sneezing Attacks

Psychiatrists are a British hospital have come to the conclusion that for some people, sexual thoughts leading to fits of sneezing, while other people may be prone to sneezing after…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Study: Pain Hurts More If The Person Hurting You Means It

We poke a lot of fun at silly studies on The Frisky, but occasionally one comes along that’s actually interesting and insightful. Researchers at Harvard University have discovered that our…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Men: The Weaker Sex?

According to a new study, men are fast becoming the weaker sex. In recent years, some 100,000 chemicals have entered the atmosphere and are wreaking havoc upon masculinity. Apparently, “gender…

Susannah Breslin |

Girl Talk: Friends With Benefits? I Don’t Think So

Not long ago, I met a guy that reminded me of that sexy NPR storyteller Ira Glass. Instantly, I fell in nerd-love with this doppelganger. After dating for a while,…

Simcha |

HPV: Not Just For Crotches Anymore

According to a new study, HPV is moving on up…to mouths! That’s right, just when you thought Gardasil and Cervarix solved all your problems, now you have to worry about…

Simcha |

Sexy Solutions For Setbacks In The Sack

Groundbreaking researchers, at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, have found that premature ejaculation is all thanks to DNA. Previously thought of as a psychological problem or the result of effective…

Simcha |

Sexism Still Pays Off For Men

Growing up, my mom and dad shared the responsibility of bringing home the bacon…well, the proverbial bacon — we’re Jewish. Anyway, my mom was a realtor and good at her…

Simcha |

Forget His Kiss, It’s In His DNA

Finding that special someone can seem like an impossible search for a single gal, but the Swiss experts at Gene Partner have gotten the hunt down to a science. While…

Simcha |

Men: Stay Healthy, Stay Single

Being a life-long bachelor has its obvious perks, but now it’s also as healthy a lifestyle as being married — arguably even healthier. Back in 1973, a Michigan State University…

Simcha |

Sex On TV: Network TV Caught With Their Pants Down

While sex used to be saved for cable television shows, networks have been trying to compete by showing some skin themselves. Hits like Gossip Girl and Desperate Housewives have been…

Simcha |
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