• Researchers are reporting that well-muscled men attract more women than their flabbier brethren but softer, gentler guys are seen as better for long-term relationships. Yeah, tell that to Nancy Benoit's family. [USAToday]
  • Women lag behind men — and lag big time — when it comes to political donations. [Salon]
  • There is such a thing as too tan: A young British woman died of skin cancer after contracting the disease via a 7-year obsession with tanning beds. [DailyMail]
  • The next trend in weight reduction may involve an operation that involves the snipping of a nerve that runs between the brain and the stomach and controls hunger. [CNN]
  • One woman in the NY Times obituaries section today: Lois Wyse, 80, writer, ad exec, and the woman responsible for the name of our favorite store, Bed Bath & Beyond. [NYTimes]