Why It's So Hard For Nice Guys To Find Love And Sex
LIFESTYLE

Why It's So Hard For Nice Guys To Find Love And Sex

Everyone who exhibits common decency is a nice guy. They’ll hold a door open for someone who’s carrying a coffee in each hand or tell a stranger that they dropped something. This is not the “nice guy” we’re discussing here. Instead we’re talking about a person who has the “nice guy” …

Pink is the New Blue: Questions and Answers About Transgender Sexuality
LIFESTYLE

Pink is the New Blue: Questions and Answers About Transgender Sexuality

Katie Hill and Erin Andrews: a transgender couple.

While actresses such as Laverne Cox of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black have recently been garnering critical acclaim for roles portraying transgender people, viewers who don’t identify as transgender are left with many questions about transgender issues.  However, many of these questions involve very personal topics, and …

There Are Many Methods Of Birth Control. Here's A List To The Right One
HEALTH

Choosing The Right Method Of Birth Control – What Women Need To Know

There are many different methods of contraception available, each with their own set of risks and rewards. As a woman, picking the method that is right for you involves considering questions such as whether you want your contraception to be reversible, whether you are a good candidate for hormonal contraceptives, what statistical success rates you …

The World’s Least Helpful Husbands
WORLD

The World’s Least Helpful Husbands

The developed world’s least helpful husbands (via GlobalPost)

SEOUL, South Korea — So, you think your husband is a domestic sloth, failing to pull his weight in household duties? Take comfort from South Korean wives, who have it worse. In fact, men in this severely overworked nation do the least housework of…

It's Just Sex...Or Is It? Things To Think About When Considering An Open Relationship
LIFESTYLE

It's Just Sex…Or Is It? Things To Think About When Considering An Open Relationship

 

Have you ever thought about an open relationship?

Some couples explore this arrangement because they feel it helps their sex life, but doesn’t jeopardize their commitment to one another. Others aren’t interested in it, because they have difficulty separating sexual expression from other elements of a relationship.

Both views are fine — really, it’s whatever works for …

Sexual Arousal Overrides Feelings of Disgust In Women
SCIENCE

Sexual Arousal Overrides Feelings of Disgust In Women

Women like cleanliness for a reason.

Single women like to keep their apartments cleaner than their male counterparts. They do a better job at keeping kitchen sinks, bathrooms, and anything else that requires manual scrubbing, free of filth and grime. Men have a greater tolerance to filth. They seem to instinctively know, how much grunge …

Attractive Women Make Men Stupid
SCIENCE

Attractive Women Make Men Stupid

It should come as no surprise that the sight of an attractive female has a devastating effect on the cognitive functioning of the male brain. Studies and surveys have verified this in a variety of different ways. Some show that this most natural of male reactions can have dangerous consequences.

Men Retain Less Information When …

Sex In Outer Space Is Doable But Complicated
SCIENCE

Sex In Outer Space Is Doable But Complicated

Sex in space hasn’t been given much serious attention by NASA. For now, it seems like a frivolous expenditure of tax dollars. Currently, the international space station is the only place in space with enough room for the act to happen. But it would be difficult for two people to get away from their busy work …

An Unsatisfying Sex Life Is the Top Reason People Cheat in Marriages
LIFESTYLE

An Unsatisfying Sex Life Is the Top Reason People Cheat in Marriages

Infidelity is a common problem in marriages. In fact, a survey found that 55% of divorces are, at least partially, caused by infidelity. With technology on the rise, the ways in which people are cheating is also changing as well. 33 percent of divorces in the United Kingdom cited “Facebook” as evidence of cheating in …

Tests to Start on Ring to Prevent Pregnancy and HIV
HEALTH

Tests to Start on Ring to Prevent Pregnancy and HIV

Tests to start on ring to prevent pregnancy and HIV (via AFP)

Clinical trials are to begin soon on a new vaginal ring that promises to provide months of protection against pregnancy, HIV and herpes, US researchers said Wednesday. The device, which is similar to birth control rings already on the market, delivers…

With NSA Help, UK's Spy Agency Is Looking At Your Naked Pix
TECHNOLOGY

With NSA Help, UK's Spy Agency Is Looking At Your Naked Pix

With NSA Help, UK’s Spy Agency Is Looking At Your Naked Pix (via http://crooksandliars.com)

Back in James Clapper’s very first attempt to dismiss his lies to Ron Wyden, he said, “What I said was, the NSA does not voyeuristically pore through U.S. citizens’ e-mails. I stand by that,” Clapper told National Journal in a telephone …

Mississippi Finding Out That Abstinence-Only Education Doesn't Lead to Abstinence
HEALTH / NATIONAL

Mississippi Finding Out That Abstinence-Only Education Doesn't Lead to Abstinence

Mississippi’s preference for abstinence-only sex education doesn’t seem to be fairing to0 well.  A new report produced by the  Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) documented the state of sex education and sexual health for Mississippi’s population over the past decade.

The findings are abysmal.

Mississippi currently ranks second in teen pregnancies, teen births, …

Teens Who Text About Birth Control Are More Likely To Use It
HEALTH

Teens Who Text About Birth Control Are More Likely To Use It

Sexting has been associated with a whole host of disastrous consequences for teens.  However, there is one form of sexting that seems to be quite beneficial; discussing birth control.

According to a study performed by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, high school students who discussed birth control though texting or other …

LIFESTYLE

Survey: Porn Consumption Becomes More Mainstream and Acceptable

The Internet is fast becoming the primary method of communication and entertainment.  And with this ubiquity comes a change in how we interact with our entertainment and with each other.

There is no better barometer of this phenomenon than porn. Porn accounts for over 30 percent of total internet traffic and receives more visitors per month …

Study: In a Relationship? Delay Sex for Greater Satisfaction
HEALTH

Study: In a Relationship? Delay Sex for Greater Satisfaction

Couples who have sex early in a relationship may not experience the same satisfaction as those who delay sexual gratification. Sex is only one part of a meaningful relationship, but more young couples these days are exploring their sexual compatibility before developing a deeper emotional bond with their partners – and this may decrease their …