Research Suggests That Left-Pawed Dogs Are Just Slightly Evil

You probably already assumed that left-pawed dogs — and yes, some dogs do have forepaw and even hindquarter preferences — are ever so slightly evil, but now there’s a scientific study in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior to confirm your suspicions that left-pawed dogs are scheming to bark at you and make you seem… »6/02/13 12:00pm6/02/13 12:00pm


Middle-School Romance Leads to Drugs, Booze and Dropping Out

Fast. That's what my mom called it. As in making decisions too fast, moving too fast, growing up too fast. Fast girls had lipstick, heels, boyfriends. And it was clear that you weren't supposed to be like them, and if a part of you sorta kinda wanted to, you kept it to yourself. As new research from the University of… »3/18/13 11:45am3/18/13 11:45am

Cats That Beg Aggressively for Food May Not Be Hungry, Just Psychologically Disturbed

A study that presumably involved some degree of science has found that cats aren't just hungry when they rub up against your legs and meow for food — they could be psychologically disturbed, afflicted, says a histrionic Telegraph, with an "obsession with food has driven [them] to the edge of insanity." In other words,… »8/19/12 12:30pm8/19/12 12:30pm

Science Uncovers Genes Governing Male and Female Behaviors

We tend to think of the differences between men and women in broad, comprehensive terms. Women are more nurturing, men are more aggressive, and on and on. Of course we rationally understand that these traits are influenced by our sex hormones, but on a deeper level we seem to regard the differences in our behavior as… »2/03/12 10:20am2/03/12 10:20am