Do Some Women Fake Orgasms Just Because They Are Insane?

We thought that the phenomenon of economists ignoring pressing issues pertaining to the economy in order to study random shit like "happiness" and crap was relatively recent. Then a reader sent us a story from Slate on "The Economics of Faking Orgasm" that was so batshit we had to tell you about it three years late.… » 10/02/07 5:00pm 10/02/07 5:00pm

Why Insulting Women Works. Wait, You Mean It Works?

Thank god our economy is in such good shape so economists can tackle such topics of national importance as insult-seducer Mystery on VH1's The Pick-Up Artist. No really! Because while you might be tempted to think the "economics" of men insulting women basically boil down to: insulting girls will lead them to believe… » 8/10/07 3:00pm 8/10/07 3:00pm