2. Why you make best friends in the worst circumstances

    Australian researchers find sharing painful experiences creates feelings of solidarity


  3. To figure out what might be a boon in the bedroom, Sidorkewitz and McGill mounted motion-capture sensors similar to those used in special effects and video game production to the backs of 10 men.

    Is back pain ruining your sex life?

    You might be doing it wrong


  4. The science of sex: 4 harsh truths about dating and mating

    Look away if you want to stay a naive romantic


  5. What I learned from hanging out with lemurs

    Spoiler alert: Bring Craisins and applesauceĀ 



  7. This week I learned that alcohol boosts your sense of smell, and more

    Fun and interesting facts from around the web




  10. The history of Shark Week: How the Discovery Channel both elevated and degraded sharks

    For the past 27 years, Discovery has scored massive ratings and enormous good will with Shark Week. But a recent detour into fiction has enraged some scientists.


  11. Ask yourself: “What’s the cost of being wrong here?”

  12. 5 delightful science experiments from 100 years ago

    Caution: Some of these are pretty dangerous…