Dogs know when we’re paying attention to them—and when we’re looking the other way, a study suggests. Pairs of experimenters carrying treats stood equidistant from a dog and called out to it. One of the pair had her back to the dog, while the other faced it—and every canine tested, whether a domestic pup, a shelter dog, or a wolf, headed to the person looking at it, The New York Times reports. Read more… Keep reading »
According to a new study done at Temple University, about 60 percent of women have faked it at some point. An orgasm that is.
I would be lying if I said I wasn’t one of them. I fake it often.
The big mystery plaguing scientists is why? Why are women pretending to get off if we’re not? Originally, researchers believed it was to stroke the male ego, but this study found that our reasons for faking have more to do with us. Most women surveyed faked it to mask a fear of intimacy, to get sex over with, or to increase their own sexual satisfaction. Keep reading »
Snapped at your boyfriend because he forgot to take out the trash? Argued over whether to watch “American Idol” or the Bulls game? You’re not alone — couples average 2,455 of those little spats each year. That’s according to a survey of 3,000 people conducted by home insurance company Esure, which found that couples bicker up to seven times per day about everything from household chores to how to raise the kids. The UK’s Daily Mail didn’t get into the specifics of who those 3,000 people were, but regardless, I found the results pretty surprising. I lived with my ex for four-and-a-half of the almost five years we were together and while we certainly bickered, I really don’t think we came close to averaging seven spats a day. I mean, maybe on days when we were profoundly annoyed with each other, but that wasn’t often enough to greatly skew our average. Maybe the study or participants view “bickering” as any difference in opinion or position whatsoever? What do you think? Does this survey accurately reflect how much you and current or previous significant others bickered? [Daily Mail UK] Keep reading »
There is a popular stereotype that men think about sex every seven seconds, which is absurd. Men take a break from thinking about sex every second seconds. That second is usually spent in quiet contemplation. Once that second if over, however, it’s right back to what all men always think about: hot sex. Hammering stuff with our pocket Mjolnir. Making the beast with two chests, because we’re feeling kinky. Keep reading »
A new book, A Billion Wicked Thoughts, studied over one billion internet users and uncovered what kind of porn people are really cruising for online. Predictably, the authors found that women are more into erotica than men, and that women’s sexual interests and desires are more fluid and tend to change over time. Total shocker. Results also indicated that both men and women search for pornography involving “youth” most. I am assuming they mean “of age” youth and not “underage” youth. Again, not that surprising considering we are a youth-obsessed culture. Most fascinating though, is what men were found to be turned on by. Find out after the jump. Keep reading »
Ring fingers. Hot guys have the longest RING FINGERS. Get your minds out of the gutter. A new study found that the size ratio between a guy’s right index and ring fingers will predict how good looking his face is. Why? Because the ratio is linked to testosterone levels, which are determined while a fetus is still in utero. Oh and these same men, the one with the long ring fingers, have also been shown to have a talent for … playing rugby football. What did you think I was going to say, you dirtybird? [Live Science] Keep reading »