Maybe you heard about that study that showed men don’t want to date smart women. It certainly plays into our stereotypes of how men behave, and it got a lot of press as a result. But if you actually dig into the paper, you’ll find there are some serious problems with those results.
Today, a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics tied male homosexuality to chemical markers on DNA that affect how genes are expressed.
People who use dating app Tinder judge possible hookups just by looking at faces, making instant decisions based on attractiveness. But apparently those decisions aren’t based on some evolutionary instinct — they come from personal experiences.
Research on the biological origins of human sexual orientation remains controversial (and poorly funded), and more than two decades of slow work is starting to reveal a much more complex process than anyone first suspected.
If you were sitting around wondering if the internet as a medium is complicit in (or just straight up dictates) the homogenization of beauty standards, have I got news for you!
Do you dare enter the trippy horrors of The Cabin in the Woods? Universal Orlando has announced that it is recreating the cabin—and all of its twists and turns—as a maze attraction in time for Halloween.
A recent study has shown that narcissistic men — guys who have an exaggerated sense of entitlement and an unrealistically positive self-image — are considered sexier by women. At least in the short-term.
The idea that men and women see the world in different ways may be physically true... at least a little bit. It turns out the pupil — the black spot where light comes into the eye — appears wider in women than men, findings that could turn out to be linked with beauty and attraction.
If you're a vertebrate female, chances are that you're attracted to the color red, and that includes humans. It's one of the oddest facts in all biology - no matter what the species, women seem to love red.
Relative to pretty much any other mammal, humans have an absolutely atrocious sense of smell. But even our weakest sense is powerful enough to affect how we think...starting, of course, with how attractive other people look.
In 2007, Marvel Entertainment announced its plans to open a theme park in Dubai. Now concept designs from the project have emerged, revealing lots of Spider-Man-themed thrills, a rocket-powered Stark Labs, and a city filled with Superheroes.