Time to hit the trail? I’m a field geologist, so that’s my job. I wanted to find the best hiking boots for general outdoors activities, so spent months testing these at work. And I think we found a winner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A handy explainer for the oft-cited (but rarely elucidated) factoid that every single person on Earth was once female — or, at a minimum, gender-neutral.
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.
The spread of different languages in ancient times might seem like a difficult thing to track, but a big part of the story is actually hidden in our genes. Here's the twist: language change is a male-dominated phenomenon.
Ok ladies, 'fess up. Why are you not joining Google+? It's fun, it's new and it really, really needs a feminine touch.
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.
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.
With the Y: The Last Man film coming in 2010, we’ll soon get a big-screen treatment of Brian K. Vaughan’s world without men. All-female societies are not uncommon in science fiction, from culturally advanced utopias to post-apocalyptic sex comedies. Far less common are societies where men live, either by choice or…