10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Love and Sex

Regardless of your stance on Valentine's Day, there's no way to avoid being bombarded with romantic imagery. So you might as well take this as an opportunity to learn something new. With that in mind, here are ten things you probably didn't know about sex, love and lust. » 2/12/14 2:15pm 2/12/14 2:15pm

Women Are Hard Wired To Feel Bad About Being Sluts, Says Suspect Study

A new study claims that women are HARD WIRED regret casual sex whereas men are HARD WIRED to think random sex is great. This isn't because civilizations place high value on controlling female sexuality and humans are social creatures with an aversion to ostracization; this is because of SCIENCE. HARD WIRED SCIENCE. » 11/26/13 7:00pm 11/26/13 7:00pm

Scientific Review Says Women Have Evolved to Be Mean Girls

A recent review published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B argues that women are catty and gossipy because of evolution. It was likely dreamt up in the twilight hours, after its author watched the mall safari scene of Mean Girls and thought, "I wonder...." » 10/28/13 6:10pm 10/28/13 6:10pm

How To Chase Men Away... Using Science!

Women's magazines and the womynternet (copyright me 2 seconds ago/my actual rock bottom) have long searched for the secret to Making the Boys Like You. Perfect hair? Skin that glows like you've just swam a lap in a pool of radioactive waste? Giant palm fronds extending from your eyeball skin in lieu of eyelashes? The… » 8/15/13 12:10pm 8/15/13 12:10pm

The rise of the evolutionary psychology douchebag

They believe that certain groups of people are inherently smarter than others. They write books about how rape is a natural part of human evolution. And now, with another scandal rocking the world of evolutionary psychology, we can officially welcome a new breed of mad scientist into the spotlight: evopsych douchebags. » 7/12/13 4:44pm 7/12/13 4:44pm

Oral Sex Apparently an Old Jedi Mind Trick to Ensure Women’s Fidelity

A sexy new sex study in the scintillating legitimate science field of (wait for it) evolutionary psychology has set out to answer a single question that has confounded all but the most emotional confident libertines: wtf is the procreational point of oral sex? It doesn’t directly satisfy humans’ biological imperative… » 6/22/13 12:30pm 6/22/13 12:30pm

You Don't Just Throw Like a Girl, You Throw Like a Girl With a Baby on…

Ok, so, yes, women can create life inside their bodies, but what the fuck is up with how bad they are at throwing? Science investigates. » 9/11/12 12:40pm 9/11/12 12:40pm

You Can Tell Evolutionary Psychology Isn't True Because It's Not True

I don't want to hate evolutionary psychology, but I do. I hate it. It's a field of study that could be legitimately interesting, if it weren't constantly being twisted into a justification for backward (and, frankly, un-evolved) anti-feminist bullshit. Like, sure, maybe a part of me does want a dude who could kick a… » 9/10/12 5:40pm 9/10/12 5:40pm

Are Men's Angry Cavebrains to Blame for War?

Sometimes our planet's constant wars can seem as senseless and brutish as a bunch of Neanderthals throwing rocks at each other, and according to one team of scientists, that's what they are: an outgrowth of men's instinct to defend their mates and territories against outsiders. Are you skeptical? Good. » 1/24/12 11:15am 1/24/12 11:15am

Science Confirms Bitches Are Jealous

Everyone already knows that women are back-stabbing bitches who are eager to cut another lady down, especially if that lady is sexy. And now, there's scientific proof. » 11/23/11 10:00am 11/23/11 10:00am

The Science Behind Why Men Eat More When Ladies Are Around

New research promises to shed light on why we eat how we eat, and whether or not the gender of our dining companions really influences our food choices that much. » 10/04/11 5:45pm 10/04/11 5:45pm

You Cannot Tell If A Woman Is Ovulating Just By Talking To Her

Women's voices tend to vary in pitch over the course of their menstrual cycle, and scientists have speculated that this might help them advertise their fertility to men. Turns out, it doesn't. » 9/30/11 8:15pm 9/30/11 8:15pm

Crap Psychologist May Lose Job Over Racist Article

Evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa stooped to new levels of awfulness in his post claiming "black women are significantly less physically attractive than women of other races." His racist remarks could cost him his job at the London School of Economics. » 5/20/11 9:50am 5/20/11 9:50am

Scientists Deliver Important Insights On Dating, Meats

Perhaps you've seen the study that found that men are more likely to pay for dinner if their date is attractive. For today, rather than going into the sociopolitical implications of this, we'd just like to give you a few highlights from the study itself, whose language is pretty amusing. » 3/29/11 3:50pm 3/29/11 3:50pm

The Illustrious Career Of A Crap Psychologist

Evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa has made it his mission to oppose feminism, which he defines as "the radical notion that women are men." His latest column — on why all women are essentially prostitutes — inspired us to take a look back at his mansplaining oeuvre. » 3/28/11 6:00pm 3/28/11 6:00pm

Practical Hierarchy Of Needs Revised To Include Treehouses

Evolutionary psychologists have edited Abraham Maslow's legendary hierarchy of needs to replace "self-actualization" with "parenting." In response, we've created our own hierarchy of material needs — because who needs self-actualization or kids when you've got hand towels? » 7/16/10 1:20pm 7/16/10 1:20pm

The Evolutionary Psychology Game: BINGO!

First there was Gender Bias Bingo — now there's Evolutionary Psychology Bingo, complete with such mansplaining classics as "I need to spread my seed! It's a biological imperative!" [1bp.blogspot.com] » 4/08/10 3:20pm 4/08/10 3:20pm

Is Being Short A Medical Condition?

How much does it suck to be short in America? $50,000 much? According to a new book reviewed in the Times today, that's how much the hormone treatments cost to give a kid an extra inch of height. » 7/28/09 4:20pm 7/28/09 4:20pm

Ann Coulter-Loving Scientist Says Women Are Getting Hotter

New research purports to show that women are getting more attractive, because pretty women have more children and, proportionately, more daughters. Take this news with, as the tabloids say, a boulder of salt. » 7/28/09 9:30am 7/28/09 9:30am