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Cranberry Juice Doesn’t Actually Help Your UTI And The Whole World Is A Lie

We’ve been fooled, women. More »


First Graders Are Body Shaming Each Other, According To A New Depressing Study

As if tiny humans don’t have enough sensory overload to stress them out, a recent study shows that children body shame each other as early as first grade. More »


The Life Expectancy Gap Is Literally When You Die Sooner Because You’re Poor, So That’s Fun

Researchers have known for some time that economic class and health are inextricably linked, and that the stress and trauma of living in poverty has physical and emotional repercussions, but a recent study reveals how these stats break down by city as well. According to the Health Inequality Project, more rural locations have the greatest… More »


Reality TV Fans Are More Narcissistic And Also We’re Hotter

Scientists loooove to study narcissism. As if we didn’t already know the culture was filled with garbage people who may look up from Kylie Jenner’s Snapchats long enough to vote for Trump, there are constant studies looking at the root of narcissism. Did your parents call you “special”? Do you use social media? Are you a man? Chances are you’re a… More »


Science Says Your Lazy Coworkers Might Be More Useful Than You Think

If science says it’s true, then certainly, it must be, right? More »


An Awful Lot Of Americans Are Internet Commenters, According To Research

Look at the person sitting next to you. They’re probably reading the comments. They’re probably engaging in the comments!!! Who knew. More »


Study Shows Abortion Rates Are Down–But Not For Reasons Anti-Choicers Will Like

Increased rates of birth control use have led to fewer unintended pregnancies. More »


The HPV Vaccine Is Successful: Teen Rates Have Dropped 60% In Last Decade

Yay! Actual good news! More »


Study: Women Are Getting More Leads In Film, But Alas, They Are Mostly White

Great-ish news, we guess. More »


Study Finds That Rom-Coms Can Make Stalking Seem Normal

We all know that movies are meant for entertainment and that romantic comedies are not real life. Yet every so often we also insanely entertain the idea lying to your best friend of the opposite sex for several years, in the hopes of tricking them into loving you. Or was that just my move?

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This New Study Links Dinosaur Horns To Acutal Horniness

Scientists have been trying to figure out for some time why certain dinosaurs like the triceratops were decorated with horns and frills, while others were not. However, new research from the journal Palaeontologia Electronica suggests that these characteristics may have been a result of “socio-sexual signaling.”

In other words, they put the horns in horny.

The… More »


Latest Study Links Coffee With Everlasting Life And Having An Attractive Personality

Brew up some Joe, and go seduce someone! More »


Breaking: Science Says Eating Healthy Foods Is Better Than Eating Unhealthy Foods

You don’t say!? More »


Worrying Is Good For You, So Stop Worrying That It’s Bad For You

Are you worried? Don’t worry. It’s okay. More »


The Soapbox: Your “Cheese Addiction” Is Nothing Like Heroin Or Crack Addiction

Can we please not do this? More »


Study Suggests Monkeys (And Men?) With Small Balls Overcompensate In Life

Plus, 10 other pieces of testicle trivia in honor of National Nut Day! More »


9 Reasons You Might Take Your Coffee Black, Other Than Being A Psychopath

Dubious study finds black coffee drinkers are likely to be psychopaths. More »


Homophobes Are Basically Nuts, Says Science

Let’s just hope that these people get the help they need, rather than going around and trying to hurt others.  More »


Study: Voicemail Less Sexy Than Email, Everything Else On The Planet

What kind of monster would leave a sexy voicemail? More »


Wondering If Your Date Is A Psychopath? Try Yawning At Them!

Study shows that psychopaths are less likely to get a contagious yawn. More »


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