You know that irrational fear you get every time he goes off to a shoot and you start thinking of all the models he’s going to be cavorting around with? Well, guess what? It might not be so irrational after all. On the Discovery blog: Kenrick et al.Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s experiments demonstrate that men who view photographs…continue reading.
The gene that produces vasopressin, bonding hormone produced in the brain, has long been known as the “fidelity gene.” Biologist Hasse Walum at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, recently studied 552 different sets of twins to learn more about the gene related to the production of this chemical — to try to get a sense…continue reading.
Love hurts, this we know. But so does sex! The Daily Mail has some lolsy stats on the sorts of injuries fearless Brits suffer on a regular basis doing what we do best: the nasty. The most common complaints are pulled muscles, back injuries, carpet burns, sprained necks and — interestingly — bent back fingers.…continue reading.
You’ve had a pretty hum-drum at the office, so we here at Slantist thought we would spice things up a bit with a double shot of WTF science. The following excerpt is from Graham Burnett’s A Mind In The Water, an article about the study of dolphins over time, which will run in the May/June…continue reading.
In 1992, Will Manley issued a sex survey to librarians. Over 5.000 librarians responded, but the Wilson Library Bulletin refused to run the results. On April 11, 2010, the retired librarian released the results to the public on his blog. Sex 20% of the respondents felt that sex without love is by definition bad sex.…continue reading.
Looks like some nasty habits aren’t so nasty after all. Commenting in a recent article in O Magazine, Bryan Gibson, professor of social psychology at Central Michigan University, says: “In certain situations, what is typically a detrimental trait can turn out to be a good one.” And just what is he talking about? Being negative,…continue reading.
So get this, recently, the giant Condomania averaged the sizes of their custom-sized TheyFit condoms ordered by a sample of some 25,000 men in the U.S. between 2004 and 2010 to figure out what cities have the best-endowed men. Los Angeles, they found, comes in at 17, a full nine places below San Francisco. The…continue reading.
Porn — does it lead to sexual assault? The question continues to fascinate us. A recent piece in The Scientist puts the data together to show a picture few of us were expecting: that as pornography becomes more available sex crimes decrease — or, at least, stay the same. What follows is an excerpt: Despite…continue reading.