Wait until you’ve got a diploma in hand before you tie the knot with the other, or else you may wind up with a lifetime of obesity-related health issues. A study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior reveals marital timing is a key predictor for obesity. Researchers weighed and watched couples for 13… (more…)
My husband and I love by relationship science~or at least, we really, really try; it’s my job, taking scientific findings about l’amor and applying them to day-to-day living.
But the truth is, everyone is affected by stuff relationship scientists have long known. Here are five proven dimensions of For Better.
Have Great Sex
Actually, if you’re married, science suggests you’re probably already following this one. In well-conducted studies, not only are married people more likely to be...
Memorial Day in America is more than a federal holiday that gives people a day off — it's a day dedicated to remembering the men and women who died serving in the United States Armed Forces. And while the citizens of America should be grateful every day to those who have sacrificed their lives for our… (more…)
Warmer weather is a cue from the cosmos to kick off the cobwebs, don the old Chuck Taylors and get your winter-weary tail-feathers a-twitching. Shoot hoops, squeeze in nine holes of rusty golf—hey, even a game of Scrabble qualifies as sport if your rack-to-board move is done with exceeding flair. As a lad, I only went… (more…)
No, you’re not crazy: Being in love and being drunk are actually pretty much the same thing — at least according to our brains. A recent study compared the physical effects of the hormone oxytocin and alcohol and found they had near identical effects on neurological behavior. The link between alcohol and love has always been… (more…)
As rates of overweight and obesity, and their resulting disorders, continue to rise in the U.S., chances are rates of erectile dysfunction will, too — sorry guys. Previous research has found these links to be pretty solid, especially among people with diabetes. Yet, even though these risks exist, there are steps a man can take to… (more…)
By Senior Editor Lesley Savage Dr. Ruth Westheimer has been talking about sex for almost four decades, and she has no intention of stopping anytime soon. Her latest book, The Doctor Is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life and Joie de Vivre, is out just in time for her 87th birthday in June. What do you… (more…)
It’s said that absence makes the heart fonder. But it seems that romantic rejection sure doesn’t, at least when it comes from a certified hottie, according to a new study in Social Psychological and Personality Science. It found that when hopeful women were rejected by an attractive man, they themselves became cold-hearted toward less attractive prospects,… (more…)
From the country that brought you ripe tomato hair and the bagel head look (that's injecting your forehead with saline to make a bagel-shaped lump, on purpose) comes the latest trend: hanging around in garbage for fun.
Japanese teenagers are clearly not being entertained by one of the world's most exciting cities. According to RocketNews24, they have begun crawling around dark and dirty Tokyo alleys, no doubt recently scented with the urine of drunk businessmen.
A new million-euro criminal industry targeting wealthy divorcees is growing in Europe. Organized crime syndicates are preying on middle-age users of dating websites in Germany, the U.K. and France by running simple scams, an adviser to Europol tells Newsweek. Fraudsters in Southern and Eastern European countries set up ghost accounts, often claiming to be soldiers on… (more…)