Posts tagged "science"

Monkey Behavior Advertising, Just Like Human Beer Advertising, Appeals To A Male’s Penis

Anyone can make a beer ad: boobs, butts, more boobs, and an ice cold brewski. Don Draper, we have a winner! It turns out that monkey advertising is very similar…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2011 - 3:40 pm

A Test For Depression? Plus, Three Other Unexpected Things You’ll Soon Be Able To Test Yourself For.

In a few years, the following scenario could actually happen. If you’ve been feeling down, sleepy, and just generally like the color has been zapped out of the world, you…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 27, 2011 - 11:40 am

How Do We Feel About Cows Producing Human Breast Milk?

I, too, await the cyborg overlords who will colonize the Earth, imprison us all, and incubate alien babies in our fertile wombs.

But what I cannot wrap my…

Jessica Wakeman | April 7, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Science Explains Cat Ladies

Science explains everything, even cat ladies. But can science explain sad, creepy, old bachelors, too? [CNN]
This weekend, 6,000 men and women — including Amelia! — gathered in New…

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Behold: The Bacteria Living Inside Your Belly Button

We all get a little lint stuck in your belly buttons every now and again, but have you ever wondered if there was anything, uh, growing inside of it? Scientists…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Keep Pounding Those Lattes, Ladies

Here’s a reason to heart your morning coffee even more (as if you needed one). A new study says that caffeine may be a lady’s little helper in times of…

Ami Angelowicz | January 24, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Friendship Is All In The Genes

We choose our friends based on many factors — common tastes, sense of humor, interests, and, according to a new study, gene patterns. Researchers discovered that friendship circles share more…

Ami Angelowicz | January 20, 2011 - 6:40 pm

A Man Can Have Two Penises! What?

Hi kiddies, it’s time for your science lesson of the day. I have learned of a rare condition called diphallus in which a man can have duplicate penises. There have…

Ami Angelowicz | December 15, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Love Potion Is Being Used To Treat Mental Illness

Oxytocin, that amazing hormone that gets you high when you fall in love, may be the miracle cure for mental illness. Researchers have been using the love spray as an…

Ami Angelowicz | December 6, 2010 - 4:10 pm

An STD App? For Real?

So, when I first saw this story, I thought it was science fiction. But apparently it’s real, or at least may be real in the near future. A group of…

Kate Torgovnick/ | November 9, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Poll: Would You Erase Painful Memories If You Could?

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Ami Angelowicz | November 2, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Falling In Love Gets You High

Fascinating new information about the science of love! Apparently, the feeling of falling in love is similar to the “euphoria” of taking cocaine, not that I know anything about that.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 26, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Spray-On Clothing Is For Real … And Kind Of Genius

Confession: Some of us are guilty of wearing painted-on bikinis at some point during our wild and free college days. (What, you mean you didn’t once run around campus with…

Leonora Epstein | September 21, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Menstrual Cramps Not Only Cramp Your Style, But Maybe Your Brain, Too

Severely painful menstrual cramps may alter your brain’s grey matter, according to researchers at the Institute of Brain Science at National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Taiwan. Business Week reports that…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Woman Hopes Wife Will Live Forever In The Form Of Creepy Robot, Bina48

What has your S.O. done for you lately? Martine Rothblatt commissioned a $125,000 interactive robot — actually, just a robot head — of her wife, Bina Rothblatt, so…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Why Men Cheat: Science Explains!

Why do men cheat? Turns out it’s not because he’s a “crazed sex poodle.” The authors of Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality say that a wily…

Jessica Wakeman | July 7, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Female Scientists Earn Less Than Male Scientists Do

An international study of female scientists found a wage gap exists six to 10 years after finishing their PhD’s. Male scientists’ salaries can grow to be anywhere from 18 to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2010 - 8:30 pm

A Sperm/Egg Bank Just For Hotties

You know what the world needs less of? Ugly babies.

Fortunately, a new online sperm and egg bank at only shows you hotties who are willing to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Scientists Ban Women From Mock Mission To Mars

Russian scientists have banned women from a mock mission to Mars. They don’t want the women to create “sexual tension” during the 18 months they are locked in a capsule.

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2010 - 8:30 pm
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