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Health

How Your Sex Life Affects Your Breast Size

Is there any merit to the rumor that women who have saggier breasts do so because of all the bouncing during sex? We spoke to some experts about whether your boobs really can change because of what you do in bed.
Sirin Kale
12.26.18
Health

Why Your Breasts Can Feel So Painfully Sore Before Your Period

In this edition of Ask Hole, an endocrinologist explains why your breasts are as painful as an Adam Sandler film right before you get your period.
Sirin Kale
3.9.17
history

The Titillating Rise of Nipple Piercings

Long before Kylie Jenner betwitched her Instagram followers with her pierced nipple selfie, women through the ages were pricking and adorning their "little apples of paradise" in acts of rebellion and pleasure.
Amanda Arnold
10.6.16
Gender

'Free the Nipple' Bernie Sanders Activist Sues LAPD for False Arrest, Assault

According to a lawsuit filed last week, after a 25-year-old woman allegedly removed the tape covering her nipples outside a Bernie Sanders rally in LA, all hell broke loose.
Kimberly Lawson
8.8.16
ask-hole

How Your Boobs Are Supposed to Feel

Women have described the texture of their breasts as "bean bags," a "bowl of grapes with a marble in it," and "ropey." Experts tell us which lumps are normal and which ones you should be concerned about.
Bethy Squires
6.29.16
history of

The History of Toplessness

How toplessness became a bottomless controversy.
Lauren Oyler
8.24.15
Photography

The Strange, Sensitive World of Plastic Surgery Photography

When photographer Mia Berg started working for a plastic surgeon, she learned that before-and-after photos can be about much more than looking good.
Scout MacEachron
8.13.15