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Married Women Drink More Than Married Men, Study Finds

New research has found that married women are drinking more than married men after tying the knot. Presented at the American Sociological Association meeting in Denver, the findings were derived from…

Daley Quinn |

Stomach Sleepers Have Sexier Dreams

Snoozing on your stomach may increase dreams about sex, says a new study. Hong Kong researchers surveyed 670 students, collecting data about sleep postures and dream content and found that…

Newser |

Gay? Check The Pupils

Scientists have a new way of investigating a subject’s sexuality: It’s all in the eyes, they say. Instead of using invasive methods—such as a band around the penis—to determine sexual…

Newser |

Good News, Guys: That Hipster Mustache Might Save Your Life

So, apparently those handlebar mustaches and ironic neckbeards aren’t just babe magnets, they’re also a boon for your health! A group of Australian researchers found that facial hair provide an…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Your Vagina And Your Bicycle: What You Need To Know

Eek! Bicycle riding ladies, the Journal of Sexual Medicine has published a study about the bad things a bicycle can do to a vagina. According to researchers at Yale, competitive…

Ami Angelowicz |

To Fight Bone Loss, Drink Wine!

Move over, milk, there’s a more fun drink that helps keep women’s bones healthy as they get older: wine. Drinking the equivalent of two small glasses of wine each day…

Newser |

Let’s Go Ahead And Add This To Our Lengthy List Of Things To Have Anxiety About

Great news, my fellow hand-wringing, self-flagellating, twitchy-eyed neurotics: our anxiety about life, death, and everything in between is actually going to help kill us! Oh, the irony. Even negligible levels…

Rachel Krause |

Inclement Weather Turns People On

Honestly, I was just kind of looking for an excuse to use the word inclement — one of my favorites — and this study seemed like the perfect vehicle. But…

Ami Angelowicz |

Life Dream Status: Someday We Might Speak Dolphin

Dolphins are like humans in a lot of ways: they have sex for pleasure, mingle with different social groups, and enjoy looking at themselves in the mirror. They also spend…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Where’s The Dislike Button? Social Media Is Ruining Our Lives

Pretty much every day a new study comes out affirming what we already know: Facebook is turning us into quivering piles of insecurity who can barely muster the emotional strength…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Fake Love Someone Until You Actually Do

A study done at the University of Hertfordshire found that when it comes to love, it behooves you to (as Oprah instructs) “fake it until you make it.” Professor Richard…

Ami Angelowicz |

Study Says Women Don’t Date Unemployed Men

As if losing your job doesn’t suck enough, a recent survey conducted by online dating site It’s Just Lunch found that 75 percent of women wouldn’t even go on a date with an unemployed man. Well, 42…

YourTango.com |

To Spur Creativity, Try A Noisy Café

Forget peace and quiet—a little noise can be your friend when it comes to generating ideas, a study finds. Sure, you don’t want sirens blaring outside your window, but the…

Newser |

What You Can Tell From A Woman’s Strut

The way a woman moves is very telling. A carefully placed hand on your lap means she’s open to getting closer, but if she’s always putting an object between you…

Ask Men |

Flowers Really Can Make Love Bloom

Trying to woo her? It’s scientifically proven that flowers will make the job an easier one, reports the Telegraph. Psychologists in France conducted a study in which five attractive young men…

Newser |

To Sleep Better, Partner Up

The snoring, the sheet-stealing, the random kicks: Sleeping with a partner may sound like bad news, but the Wall Street Journal reports that it might actually be good for your health. Writing…

Newser |

Addicted To Facebook? Answer These 6 Questions To Find Out!

Many of us will ‘fess up to being a little Facebook-obsessed. Maybe we update our status a little too often or scroll through the newsfeed during boring dinner parties, but…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

New Study Measures The Objectification Of Women

A new study published in the journal Psychological Science found that women are objectified at much higher rates than men. That sound you just heard was every woman in the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Sleepy & Stupid: Key Qualities Men Look For In One Night Stands

Ladies, if you’ve ever wondered why you’re always heading home from the bar alone, the answer could be depressingly simple: you are too intelligent and alert. Slate.com has a really…

Jessica Wakeman |

C-Section Births Tied To Obesity

Caesarian sections are on the rise in the United States, but a new study out yesterday indicates that the surgical birth method may have an unexpected consequence. It found that…

Newser |
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