Today in Lady Hormones Be Crazy!: New research shows that right around ovulation time, women get more competitive with each other. I guess as far as hormonal side effects go, this one's not bad. I mean, it's not depression and despondency. It's not impulsivity. It's just wanting to be better at stuff than other women.… »
I hate to break this to you, but if you're a woman capable of ovulating who has, let's say, internalized some semen in the recent past, then...there is semen. In your brain. No, higher. To the right. Right there. Little higher. Yep, got it. »
Another day, another questionable study about how ovulation subtly affects the orangutan-quadrant of a human man's brain. In the latest study about how we all might as well still be cavepeople when it comes to sexual activity, researchers at the University of Göttingen in Germany figured out that women in the fertile… »
Oh, bad boys, with their leather jackets, their greased back hair, their fear of commitment, and their ways of thrilling us while simultaneously making us feel shitty about ourselves. We just can't get enough of them! We've spent an eternity beating ourselves up over our perverse attraction to these cads, but now it… »
According to a new study, where a woman is in her menstrual cycle influences how men talk to her. Scientists claim these changes may be part of an effort to impress her. »
A new product called CycleBeads purports to help women become the overlords of their ovaries by charting their menstrual cycles using a necklace and a rubber ring. Every which way I turn, someone company somewhere is trying to get their bead-shaped product near my vagina. Please stop this. Please get those beads away… »
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. »
According to a study published in Psychological Science, at certain points in a woman's menstrual cycle, she is more biased against men of races and social groups different from her own, particularly when she's at her most fertile. The increase in bias only occurs when she perceives those men to be physically… »
A new study suggests that ovulation may improve women's ability to discern men's sexual orientation. Also useful in this department: reading romance stories. »
Do men in relationships subconsciously force themselves to find ovulating women less attractive? That's the claim of one study — but take it with a grain of salt. »
A study suggests that ovulating women are more susceptible to being hit on. Who knew the pill could also prevent you from giving a douchebag your number? That's contraception we can believe in. [New Scientist] »
The process of ovulation has been for the first time — if you can believe that — caught on film. Jacques Donnez of the Catholic University of Louvain in Brussels was about to perform a partial hysterectomy on a patient and captured her ovulation on film, a process that took approximately 15 minutes. Scientists used to… »
Tomorrow is the first day of February, and the Valentine's Day crap has hit the fan! Scientific American is feeling the love — the magazine has a series of articles about kissing, orgasms and monogamy. There are sexy little stories in New Scientist and the Daily Mail, too. Ready to snuggle up to some cold, hard facts?
So when you read that an Indiana University neuroscientist discovered women's brains respond differently to male faces depending on the stage of their menstrual cycles, do you think to yourself, "Aha!" Who among us has never looked at a guy we previously thought to be hot and suddenly found him to be a wee bit fug?… »
- Britney should be worried about her liver, and not just because of her coke snorting and purple drank-ing — because of her Taco Bell-laden diet. A recent study showed that mice on a high fat diet were much more susceptible to liver injury. [Science Daily]
- The World Toilet Summit is currently getting "down to business"… »
Moeisaboysname: what is Lock talking to you about
annawinsatskeeball: he just said "how goes it"?
annawinsatskeeball: and i'm like 'uh, i have my period and moe and i are IM'ing about it'
Moeisaboysname: all right so suffice it to say it has been an eventful week for my snatch