Pubic Hair Grooming Injuries Have Increased Fivefold

In our time, uncertainty over What Should Be Done With Our Pubes has launched one thousand feminist think pieces (and, recently, a fleet of attention-seeking merkins to an American Apparel near you). In theory, I think the aestheticization of the hairless female body is interesting and quite telling. In practice,… » 1/20/14 5:45pm 1/20/14 5:45pm

Men Use Anger as a Manipulative Tool to Get What They Want

New research found that men in competitive scenarios will deliberately anger their opponents if they think it will help them win. The UCSD study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, explored the ways that emotions influence decision-making. Whatever you might think of emotional… » 1/16/14 6:40pm 1/16/14 6:40pm

Maria Shriver’s Report on Financially Insecure Women Is Pretty Grim

A cheery new report (which is so fancy and thorough that it has its own trailer) co-authored by Maria Shriver and the Center for American Progress has determined that approximately 42 million women in America are teetering on the brink of financial oblivion as they juggle caregiving (for parents as well as children of … » 1/12/14 1:30pm 1/12/14 1:30pm

Women Who Drink Could Be At Higher Risk For Liver Disease Than Men

Alright everyone, say it with me, because it's time to play my favorite game here at Jezebel: "A study has found!" Today, a new study says women are more vulnerable to certain effects of alcohol than men, because their bodies tend to be smaller and they have less water in them. » 12/27/13 5:40pm 12/27/13 5:40pm

Dogs Are Constantly Auditioning for Our Affection, Study Suggests

The obsequious dog — humankind's most faithful interspecies ally and least likely of all the intelligent mammals to rise up and challenge our hegemony. We assume that our dogs are really into pleasing us, but we may have underestimated just how into it they are. According to a new study about dog behavior, dogs aren't… » 12/15/13 2:30pm 12/15/13 2:30pm

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

First-Born Children are Smarter Because Their Parents are Hard on Them

A new study finds that first-born children perform better in school, have higher IQs, and tend to be considered more accomplished by their parents, proving definitively that you should buck tradition from now on and opt instead to promise your middle child to a mysterious man in exchange for a magical favor. » 10/21/13 6:00pm 10/21/13 6:00pm

A Warning to All the Entitled Ladies: Your Sexism Might Be Showing

A recent study in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science examines the motivations that women have for buying into paternalistic garbage stereotypes about women. Specifically, researchers at the University of Auckland have elucidated a connection between a feeling of entitlement in women and… » 10/18/13 3:10pm 10/18/13 3:10pm

Science Finally Explains Why Women 'Want to Eat' Babies

When women say things to newborn infants like: "You are so cute, lil' baby; look at those sausage arms! I just want to gobble them up!", they don't mean it literally unless they are the Baba Yaga. This is something I wanted to make clear right from the get-go — unlike this article in the Christian Science Monitor, which… » 9/24/13 10:40am 9/24/13 10:40am