Chess Grandmaster Says Men are 'Hardwired' To Be Better Players

British chess grandmaster Nigel Short told a chess magazine recently that men are just better at chess than women, because of their brains, because of evolution, because women have higher “emotional intelligence” while men zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. What? Sorry, no, I wasn’t sleeping, this is all… » 4/21/15 11:10am 4/21/15 11:10am

Massachusetts Girl Is Awesome at Chess, Probably the Real-Life Ender

A nine-year-old girl in Massachusetts is way better at chess than you will probably ever be in your entire life. Her name is Carissa Yip, and after only three years of playing chess, she already in the 94th percentile of the 51,000 players registered with the U.S. chess federation. Sure, there might be some… » 7/28/13 6:00pm 7/28/13 6:00pm

Bill Gates Wants to Play, Get Badly Beaten by Girl Chess Genius

The adorable human nerdburger that is Bill Gates wants to play chess against Uganda's chess whiz-kid, 17-year-old Phiona Mutesi. Good luck, bro. We're not sure exactly how tough the game would be for Mutesi — seeing as she's already earned the title of Woman Candidate Master (WCM) at just 16 years old, and is well… » 3/18/13 9:30pm 3/18/13 9:30pm

Chess: The World's Classiest Drinking Game

For obvious reasons, drinking games don't usually require a ton of careful, long-term strategy, but why not test the limits of your brain with this chess set made of wine glasses. Drinking as you play is bound to make your game A LOT more interesting—though you might be so hammered by the end that you'll have no idea… » 6/14/12 10:00am 6/14/12 10:00am

If They Don't Wear Condoms, Who Says They're Gonna Pop Pills?

  • Sure, a birth control pill for guys may be on its way, but after watching Knocked Up again this weekend we would never actually trust the dipshit to take it. [MSNBC]
  • Being stressed about work increases a woman's chance of developing breast cancer, say researchers. Yeah, so does being alive. Happy Breast Cancer…
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