No, Women's Voices Are Not Easier to Understand Than Men's Voices

The not-quite human voice that emanates from your phone or GPS or other device is, more often than not, female. It's an obvious pattern, and one that many have claimed has a simple technical explanation: Female voices are easier to understand. The only problem is that it's not true. » 2/05/15 4:30pm 2/05/15 4:30pm

The weirdest things women used as contraceptives throughout history

What does crocodile dung and weasel testicles and pig intestines and fizzy cola and moonshine mixed with ground beaver testicles have in common with each other? They were all used as contraceptives throughout history. Some were inserted into a woman's body, others were eaten and a few were just worn. » 10/04/14 1:32am 10/04/14 1:32am

Scientists discover unique sex-reversed species with female penis

Scientists have discovered a new species in which the female is the individual who has the penis and the male has a vagina-like opening. According to Kazunori Yoshizawa—from Hokkaido University in Japan—these cave insects are the only documented beings in the planet with this surprising feature. » 4/17/14 12:57pm 4/17/14 12:57pm

Here are the perfect male and female bodies, according to men and women

If you ask men and women what they think the perfect body is, you're going to get two very different answers. It's fascinating, really. UK lingerie company Bluebella surveyed men and women on the "perfect" man and woman using celebrity features and came up with these bodies above. » 4/12/14 12:25am 4/12/14 12:25am

Scientific Proof That Exercise Can Cause Female Orgasm

While there's been anecdotal evidence floating around for a long time that exercise can help women achieve sexual satisfaction, a new study's gone and proved it; exercising the core abdominal muscles alone can bring females to orgasm. » 3/19/12 8:51am 3/19/12 8:51am

Google+ Now Lets You Keep Your Gender Private

Google listened, and now lets you make your gender private in Google+. It also uses gender-neutral language—"they" as opposed to "him" or "her"—to make things simpler. Well done! [The Mary Sue] » 7/13/11 10:20am 7/13/11 10:20am

Women Control Gadget Buying Regardless of Who Controls the Remote

From a Sex and Electronics article: "Women buy 57% of consumer electronics (to the tune of about $80B), but influence 90% of all CE purchases." I find those numbers shocking. » 1/14/09 8:00pm 1/14/09 8:00pm