There is nothing better in this cruel, unfeeling world than strolling into a restaurant of your choosing and sitting down to eat a meal alone—uninterrupted, silent, and completely at peace. Also, it might kill you. I’m terribly sorry to ruin what was previously an enjoyable experience, but a new study shows that…
If you routinely take a pair of scissors or a razor to your pubic hair and hack away at it while listening to a podcast, this one’s for you.
Using any kind of drug comes with some inherent risks, but there’s no denying some drugs are safer than others. According to this year’s Global Drug Survey, munching on magic mushrooms is one of the safest ways to trip.
Female American cockroaches (the big ones that people like to euphemize as “waterbugs”) can reproduce without males, according to a study out of Japan’s Hokkaido University. The study also revealed that this process is expedited within groups of females who synchronize production of egg cases. Sounds like feminism in…
New research, based on national survey data gathered between 2008 and 2016, shows that an overwhelming majority (70 percent) of Americans believe that global warming is happening, and a majority (53 percent) believe it’s caused mostly by human activities. A majority of Americans in every single congressional district…
Imagine the year is 2220. Our delicate human bodies have been in hibernation mode for the past two centuries thanks to advanced science. We wake up on a Passengers-like spaceship headed to a new planet. The world is different.
The newest and largest U.S. study to date, following nearly 1,000 women over five years, shows that abortion doesn’t cause short- or long-term psychological issues. Not that politicians use facts or science when passing abortion laws anyway, but should they decide to start, this is good news.
A new study has found that male academics are more likely than their female colleagues to cite themselves as experts. Self-citation is fine and natural, but if you do it too much, you’ll go blind.
The age-old question of whether women prefer their snatch to be perfectly groomed continues to be a source of intrigue among researchers. The latest study suggests most women, particularly those with access to such luxuries as regular waxes, like to go hairless.
The American Time Use Survey (or ATUS) is a yearly report conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor that examines “the average amount of time per day in 2015 that individuals worked, did household activities, and engaged in leisure and sports activities.” The results for 2015 were released this week, and—based on the…
The majority of critics in the film industry are male, according to new research that confirms what we’ve known to be true in our hearts.
Manspreading deservedly continues to earn a bad rep among the masses, particularly subway riders, but a new study suggests that it’s actually appealing. Word?
Over the years, studies have shown music listened to during pregnancy may have a positive effect on babies after they are born. Some believe that auditory fetal learning can later help with a child’s memory skills and brain development. A recent study from Barcelona gynecology clinic Institut Marquès has found that…
Warning: if you’re someone who uses a period at the end of a sentence in a text, the person on the receiving end might think you’re full of bullshit, according to a new study. Researchers at Binghamton University found that text messages ending with a period are perceived to be less sincere compared to messages that…
Scientists are always studying coffee—it’s a hot topic, you could say. After scaring certain milk-free coffee drinkers into thinking they could possibly be psychopaths, the guys in the white lab coats are back with a different and more agreeable coffee conclusion: the more you drink, the longer you’ll live.
He’s great, but he has no ambition. She’s wonderful, but she’s not very witty. New research says in choosing partners, we tend to weigh the negative far more than the positive. This sounds like kind of a bummer—but is it?
If you’re one of Jezebel’s resident #teens, do not skip gym class today, no matter how boring and stupid kickball seems.
Nelson Muntz. Nellie Oleson. The blond dude from Karate Kid. Is this a list of bullies...or a list of mega hot babes?