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The Look Of Love

Can you look at someone's face and tell if he's looking for long-term love? Researchers at Durham University think so. In a study about attractiveness — and what men and women are attracted to, scientists created these digital images. One guy pictured wants a serious girlfriend; the other guy wants a quick shag. Think…

Thick Chicks

Did your dad call you "hard-headed"? Mine did. All the time. "You're hard-headed and you don't listen." Anna says her dad said it to her, too, along with, "You ask a lot of questions." Well a new study has found that, surprise!, women have thicker skulls than men. They don't seem to know why, but we suspect it's to…

Measuring Up

Hey, a new way to lose at the genetic lottery! A new study has found that short babies are twice as likey to have a suicide attempt as adults, even if their growth "catches up" in childhood. A separate study by the University of Poland has found that long legs are sexier: The researchers had volunteers rate the…

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Researchers have "discovered" that children are afraid of clowns. And it's not just the wee ones: In a study reported in Nursing Standard, "found all the 250 patients aged between four and 16 they quizzed disliked the use of clowns, with even the older ones finding them scary." Says Penny Curtis, a senior lecturer at…