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Study: Long-Distance Relationships Can Make Stronger Bonds Than Face-To-Face Relationships

Speaking from experience, long-distance relationships can be the worst. Missing your significant other leads to frustration, which leads to anger, which leads to fights that can’t end in sex and…

Mary Odell | July 21, 2013 - 10:00 am

Science Justifies Why I Love Sad Vanessa Carlton Songs

Finally, research proves I’m not an unhappy person! For years, my friends have constantly criticized my choice of sad Vanessa Carlton tunes, always encouraging me to listen to happier, more

Daley Quinn | July 13, 2013 - 9:00 am

Men With Sisters Are More Likely To Become Republicans, Do Less Housework

My brother grew up with four sisters in the house. I know, right? Come to find out, there’s more to having a bunch of sisters than just growing up to…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Finally! My “Hanger” Problem Explained

I suffer from a condition that I refer to as “hanger.” When I go too long without eating, something happens to me, beyond my control, not unlike Bruce Banner when…

Ami Angelowicz | June 27, 2013 - 3:30 pm

There’s No Point To Cunnilingus, But We Don’t Care

Biologists set out to discover the point, evolutionarily not orgasmically, of a man performing oral sex on a woman. Because to an evolutionary scientist, I guess everything must be connected…

Ami Angelowicz | June 26, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Need to Get Creative? Dim the Lights

If you’re working on a project that demands a burst of inspiration, try turning down the lights. So say German researchers who conclude that “darkness increases freedom from constraints, which…

Newser | June 22, 2013 - 11:30 am

Men Are To Blame For Menopause

A team of evolutionary geneticists have determined what really caused menopause in women: men. It was previously thought that women evolved to become infertile after a certain age so that…

Ami Angelowicz | June 14, 2013 - 1:20 pm

5 Widely Believed Dating Myths (Science Says Aren’t True)

There are some universally acknowledged truths when it comes to dating. These themes are repeated on sitcoms, in romantic comedies and in your buddy Paul’s hookup stories that he totally…

Cracked | April 28, 2013 - 2:30 pm

A Kilt Is A Sperm’s Best Friend

A kilt may not be your best friend because, while it provides easy access to the junk, let’s admit it, it can be hard to get it up for a…

Ami Angelowicz | April 24, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Take Two Tylenol For Your Existential Crisis And Call Me In The Morning

In what might be the most wonderful study about existential angst to ever be performed, researchers at the University of British Columbia discovered that the same pill that helps soothe…

Ami Angelowicz | April 17, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Scientist Studies Boobs For 15 Years And Determines That Women Shouldn’t Wear Bras

Professor Jean-Denis Rouillon, who is totally not a perv or anything, spent 15 years studying women’s breasts, and in an up-close-and-personal way. His goal was to figure out what worked…

Julie Gerstein | April 11, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Exclusive! Poop Donors Needed For Important Poop Study

Searching for something to do with your old poop? Does flushing it down the toilet just seem sad? Perhaps you should consider a fecal transplant — give the gift of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 10, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Science Says “Na Na Na Na, Hey Hey Hey, Goodbye” To Songs That Get Stuck In Your Head

Science, always out there doing things like landing car-sized robots on the moon and then making twitter accounts for them, or discovering the particle responsible for matter having mass and…

The Mary Sue | March 26, 2013 - 12:50 pm

Want To Start A Fight? Spend More Time On The Computer

Is your computer affecting your relationship? According to a survey conducted by Crucial.com, probably.

Dating in this tech-obsessed era isn’t easy, but now that just about everyone has a…

YourTango.com | February 20, 2013 - 3:50 pm

What Men Are Really Judging You On

Stressing over your appearance is one of the many undesirable aspects of singledom. But what if you had empirical data to help you prioritize your beauty regimen? Thanks to Match.com, now…

Huffington Post Style | February 8, 2013 - 3:50 pm

Oh No, Your Facebook Profile Reveals Clues To Your Mental Health

So, it has come to this. Facebook can be an indicator of your psychological state, says a new study done at the University of Missouri. More than 200 college students…

Ami Angelowicz | February 1, 2013 - 4:20 pm

6 Things That Supposedly Make Men Sexier

A study published in the American Sociological Review found that men who spent more time doing “more traditionally female” household chores like cooking, cleaning, and shopping were found to have…

Ami Angelowicz | February 1, 2013 - 10:00 am

I Hope Your First Time Was Fan-Freaking-Tastic

How was your first time? I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess it was quick/awkward/unmemorable/unfulfilling like it was for most of us. I’m not going to…

Ami Angelowicz | January 29, 2013 - 12:20 pm

The One Good Thing About Bikini Waxing

I’m taking a cue from Jodie Foster’s Golden Globes speech and outing myself: I’m a bikini waxer. I’ve been waxing regularly since 2001. But that doesn’t mean I’ve gotten used…

Ami Angelowicz | January 14, 2013 - 3:40 pm

New Study Shows Overweight Female Defendants Viewed As “Guiltier” Than Skinnier Counterparts

Discriminating against women because of their weight is a very real problem and it goes all the way to the jury box. A new study at Yale University observed 471…

Jessica Wakeman | January 12, 2013 - 5:00 pm
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