Extreme Pain And Pleasure Produce Basically The Same Facial Expressions

Just to make your office just a liiiittle more sexually charged, the face you make when you're having an orgasm might be interchangeable to the face you make when you get a paper cut, posits a new study out of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem that was printed in Science yesterday. Researchers showed 45 Princeton… » 12/01/12 2:00pm 12/01/12 2:00pm

Woman Dentist Gets Back at Ex-Boyfriend By Pulling Out All His Teeth…

If you'd just broken up with a dentist, you probably wouldn't go back to her office for help with a toothache a few days later—what with all the sharp objects and opportunities for inflicting pain. And yet, for some reason, that is exactly what Marek Olszewski of Poland did. But rather than get revenge by just being a… » 4/29/12 8:55pm 4/29/12 8:55pm

Worth It: A Homeopathic Pain Reliever That Actually Works

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our recommendation… » 2/06/12 2:00pm 2/06/12 2:00pm

When a Lady Hurts, She Hurts More Than a Man


The idea that women are hardcore rocks who can withstand any amount of physical pain with serenity and fortitude has been around for a long time. After all, we have to survive monthly go-rounds with monster menstrual cramps and then many of us have to push a giant baby skull through our most delicate parts. We do… » 1/24/12 2:10pm 1/24/12 2:10pm

What It Feels Like To Get A Tattoo Removed From Your Ass

There's a tattoo studio near my office called Skin Thrills. A sign out front advertises their special offers — $50 roses on Tuesdays, or $25 dollar kanji letters on Thursdays. As I drove past the sign last week, work was quickly driven out of my mind and replaced with two thoughts. One: I wonder what the kanji for… » 11/25/11 1:30pm 11/25/11 1:30pm