Can Your Laptop Make You Infertile?

Watch where you put that thing: According to researchers at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, there is a direct correlation between laptop use and increased scrotum temperature. In fact, hot laptops have been found to increase the temperature of scrotums up to 35 degrees above the normal body temperature of 98.6 degrees. [Read More...]

Judge This: NYC’s Anti-Fattening Drinks Ad Campaign

Saturday on the subway I was enjoying the above poster, as I have numerous times throughout the semester.  And in fact, I haven’t just been seeing it on the subways but in my mind whenever I think of sodas now.  In fact I’ve had this image in my head since before I saw the ad [Read More...]

Is Much Of What We Think About Weight And Health Wrong?

Paul Campos argues so in this thought provoking interview with Megan McArdle, which I recommend reading in full: Obesity is defined completely arbitrarily as a body mass index of 30 or higher (175 pounds for an average height woman). Now body mass follows more or less a normal distribution, whiich means if the the mean [Read More...]

Worst Statistic of the Day

Go to Psychology Today for solutions for dealing with this bit of bad news: Only 25 percent of women are consistently orgasmic during vaginal intercourse. [Read more...]


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