Age Is But A Number For Cougars And Their Prey

  • Older women, younger men, can it work? CNN investigates the truly tired topic of $500K-worth-of-plastic-surgery-cougars and the men who love them. [CNN]
  • You know how when you have serious itching "down there" you assume it's a case of the crotch monkey's and start medicating yourself with Monistat? Apparently, most women who assume they have a yeast infection are, in fact, wrong and administering meds like Monistat only encourages yeast infections to fester in the future. Guh-reat. [Science Daily]
  • Medical research shows that breast milk is far more nutritional than manufactured formulas. Remember that, Bill Maher, the next time you tell Maggie Gyllenhaal to put away her titties at Da Silvano. [Science Daily]
  • P.S. Maggie check out the latest nursing top that's guaranteed to get little Ramona into Mensa! [Science Daily]
  • You know those detox diets where you drink some bizarrely colored drink for five days and poo your brains out? Yeah, well, some of them are great for you and some of them aren't, so do your research before you spend a week on the toilet trying to lose five pounds. [CNN]
  • Eight hundred anti-choice protesters picketed a soon-to-open Planned Parenthood in Aurora, Illinois this weekend. Another protest, this one a "Men's Vigil", is scheduled for tomorrow night. Ugh, fucktards. [Chicago Tribune]
  • An 18-year-old man who stabbed a 16-year-old girl may claim that the acne drug Accutane drove him to it. If acne drugs made you homicidal, we would have hurt a whole lot of people between the ages of 14 and 21. [The Pittsburgh Channel]
  • One woman was raped and three were sexually assaulted in their homes near the University of Maryland in College Park. Police think these assaults may be related to a series of Peeping Tom incidents earlier in the year, and believe that the culprit may be a student since the incidents stopped during the summer when school was not in session. [WBALtv.com]
  • Eva Crane, who abandoned a career in nuclear physics to pursue her passion for bees, has died at the age of 95. [NY Times]
  • The NY Times has a fascinating story about a 33-year old woman who discovered she has an extremely high risk of getting breast cancer and decided to get a preventative mastectomy. [NY Times]
  • When it comes to getting a note from your doctor to take sick leave, male doctors are more likely to give the go ahead to male patients than female doctors are to okay sick leave for female patients. [Science Daily]
  • One-fifth of male bosses in the UK won't give women of "child bearing age" a job. Coincidentally, 100% of women in the UK wouldn't give those men a blow job if their lives depended on it! [Guardian UK]
  • Clinical evidence proves that exercise can help fight depression. So can a bottle of pills, which is our preferred route. [LA Times]