research

death

Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death

A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
exercise

This Is Why Your Muscles Look Bigger Right After You Work Out

What exactly is "the pump" and does it mean your muscles are growing?
Christian Finn
5.2.19
beer

People Rate Beer More Highly if They Think it's Made by a Man, Study Says

“There’s an assumption that your woman-made craft beer, screwdriver, or roof rack just won’t be as good.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.9.19
psychedelics

When Psychedelics Make Your Last Months Alive Worth Living

“I am at peace with what’s next. The more I prepare to say goodbye, the more at peace I become with that reality."
Donovan Farley
4.1.19
WTF

Why Are Selfie Deaths So Common in India?

The country claims around half of the world's selfie death toll.
Dhvani Solani
3.27.19
Weed

Smoking Weed Before Sex Can Lead to Better Orgasms for Women, Study Finds

Sex while high can help overall sexual satisfaction, desire, orgasm, and improve pain during sex.
Dhvani Solani
3.25.19
grief

The Psychological Effects of Grieving on Social Media

Facebook has transformed the way a lot of people experience loss and express grief. But is it helpful?
Lea Surugue
3.21.19
Interviews

We Talked to a Researcher About Why Women Are Attracted to DILFs

A Canadian study has researched the little-explored territory of ‘dads I’d like to fuck.’
Tiffy Thompson
3.12.19
relationships

Why New Research Says It’s OK to Stay Single (and Die Alone)

Sociologist Elyakim Kislev argues that we should embrace being single.
Tiffy Thompson
2.28.19
meat

Seeing 'Sexy Images' of Women Makes Men Hungry for Meat, Study Says

The correlation was not true for women seeing images of men.
Bettina Makalintal
1.30.19
Fighting Words

Pedophiles Can't be 'Cured,' and It's Dangerous to Suggest They Can

A recently published paper claiming pedophiles can be cured does a disservice to people who need treatment.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
1.29.19
Eat This

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Fast Food a Lot

The Happy Meal may be one of the most paradoxically named products to ever hit the market.
Grant Stoddard
11.12.18
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