I know a lot of alcoholics. I also know a fair amount of people who have been addicted to drugs. I have sat through AA meetings and witnessed withdrawal and I cannot imagine how awful it would be to have a serious addiction to a substance. However, whenever I hear people discuss sex addiction, I am always admittedly a bit conflicted. More
This week, in honor of my new book Night Terrors, we’re playing a fraught game of WBD with three famous virgins. Not that the book is really about virginity (or losing it) but it is about sex and anxiety so it seemed like pretty appropriate territory. We’ll be playing with Sir Isaac Newton, king of science, Britney Spears, onetime Princess of Pop, and Game of Thrones‘ Jon Snow, master of the “tongue stuff.” More
Regardless of whether they use male or female aliases. More
Q. Why do men perform oral sex on women?
A. Because it can give women orgasms! Which is great, because many women (hi, self!) cannot achieve orgasms via vaginal intercourse. When you are sleeping with somebody, you generally want both of you to feel great. I mean, if you’re not a selfish asshole, that is. More
As per usual, thanks science.
P.S. Is my face a pear shape? Because that’s gross. More
Are you very curious about what men think of your breast size? Would you be surprised to learn that some men like large breasts, while others like small breasts? Luckily some intrepid scientists used science to finally give us some definitive answers, once and for all, about this complex and mysterious subject. More
Just to be safe, we should probably not text while sleepy either. More
“Doing things in the most complicated way possible is just what he does to show the love,” her fiancé says. More
Everything we like is terrible and will kill us eventually, but the real way to get people to stop doing things that are bad for them, apparently, is to tell them that it will make them ugly. More
Scientists injected blood into people’s heads to regrow hair. More
Scientists looking to treat a skin condition say they may have discovered a cure for gray hair. More
Remember, kids: it is significantly more important to perceive superiority over everyone else than to be pleased with one’s own life. More
Next time you see yourself in video and think you look like some hatchet-faced monster with Emo Phillips voice, at least take solace in science. More