Winter's Coming! Risk Pneumonia If You Want To Get Laid

So here's the deal: A group of male subjects were asked, at different times of the year, to rate photos of women. There were three kinds of pix: full body portraits of women in black swimsuits, exposed breasts of different sizes (???), and faces of young women. While there was no seasonal variation in the ratings for… » 9/29/08 3:20pm 9/29/08 3:20pm

Hot Chicks Make Dudes Financially Irresponsible

As it turns out, all those babes in bikinis you see at auto shows actually have a scientific purpose for being there! Science Daily reports that Stanford researchers exposed (heh) heterosexual men to erotic photos and found that immediately afterward, the men were consistently more likely to take bigger financial risks … » 4/03/08 5:00pm 4/03/08 5:00pm

Some Women Will Do Anything To Justify A Shoe-Obsession

My name is Megan, and this is but a portion of my collection of high heels. I recognize that this might be a problem, but I'm 5'4", and I have short muscle fibers (i.e., stumpy legs) which kept me from being in the front row at ballet recitals and now prevent me from looking cute in flats. This, you see, is how I… » 2/04/08 1:30pm 2/04/08 1:30pm

Sympathy For The Modern Man? Uh, No.

Stickers seen on the streets of New York and the ABC show Big Shots make the same assertion: Men are the new women. And a new survey says men sorta agree! According to Telegraph, "more than half of men believe the world is dominated by females and that they have lost their traditional role in society." This is not a… » 1/07/08 4:20pm 1/07/08 4:20pm

Women: Good Drivers One Year, Bad Ones The Next

A new study says gay men and straight women share a poor sense of direction and straight men are better drivers. Psychologists at the University of London employed a virtual-reality scenario in which volunteers had to swim through an underwater maze to find a hidden platform or explore an environment and find "rewards."… » 1/03/08 3:00pm 1/03/08 3:00pm