3:30 pm, January 22nd | by Colette McIntyre
It’s hard balancing a career and a social life; sure, you’d like to hit up a happy hour with all your gal pals after work, but you can only muster up the energy required to put on a Lifetime movie and order a burrito. But you may want to think again before flaking out on your friends for the nth time.
3:00 pm, December 2nd | by Laura Donovan
“I think men just feel entitled and don’t notice. They are oblivious.”
10:30 am, November 30th | by Colette McIntyre
Gay lawyers are making huge strides at New York law firms — but women and minorities continue to lag behind.
3:30 pm, November 26th | by Laura Donovan
Don’t be so quick to assume that porn stars entered their chosen field as a result of feeling bad about themselves or having negligent family members. Though many assume this about sex workers, a new study in the Journal of Sex Research suggest that porn actresses are just the opposite. The researchers found that the “women have higher self-esteem, a better quality of life and body image, and are more positive, with greater levels of spirituality.”
10:30 am, October 22nd | by Laura Donovan
Lena Dunham could have told you that, but why not hear it from a bunch of researchers too? Can’t hurt right? Wrong.
11:30 am, October 8th | by Laura Donovan
I don’t know about you, but my daily trip to Dunkin’ Donuts is one of the reasons I love getting up in the morning — even though such excursions could be destroying my vision. A new study suggests that excessive java drinking could lead to “vision loss” and “blindness.” What do you think: is it worth the risk? Chances are, you’re inclined to say “yes.”
9:31 am, October 2nd | by Laura Donovan
If you’re a lifelong clean freak like me, you believe that your living space can never remain immaculate for too long — and that you prefer to clean things your way. That could shed some light on the fact that couples who share housework are more likely to split up, according to new research, and prompt partners to only have one person fulfill such duties.
5:15 pm, September 6th | by Maggie Murphy
Screw introspection and pass the data please. I don’t need therapy to figure out why I choose shoes I can’t afford or starving artist boyfriends (I also can’t afford.) Why not? Because I have science. In the scientific community’s endless romance with gender and “unlocking” how men and women behave differently, they continue to prove (unintentionally) that there just aren’t many differences and maybe they better choose a more modern field of research.
5:15 pm, August 24th | by Laura Donovan
Though bursting with health benefits, vegetables can be quite unpleasant to eat. They taste like water at best and wet cardboard at worst, but new research suggests women are a lot better about consuming fruits and veggies than their male counterparts.
6:45 pm, August 23rd | by Laura Donovan
Some of us get a lot of good things from our dads: aesthetically pleasing looks, brains, chutzpah, etc. But if our fathers happened to be pretty stressed out guys at a young age, we’re more likely to be anxious little ladies, according to a new study.