Game Theory Reveals Why Local Amateur Game Theorist Is Still Single

Slate got a philosophy major named Mark Gimein to apply Game Theory to the problem of Women My Age And Older Who Can't Find Husbands. (What an unusual move, couching Tyra-grade subject matter in grandiose academic terminology!) I read it because I never really understood "game theory" and I still don't, but here's the… » 4/10/08 1:30pm 4/10/08 1:30pm

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