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Narcissists Love Liking Other Narcissists' Selfies on Instagram

New research from Sejong University in South Korea suggests that narcissistic people love selfies—even when they're not in them.
Sirin Kale
1.8.18
ask-hole
ask-hole

Why Do Couples Speak to Each Other in Baby Speak?

The reason your boyfriend keeps calling you snugglepuffs? Blame his mom.
Sirin Kale
12.8.17
Drugs
Drugs

How Tripping on Ayahuasca Could Help People with Eating Disorders

Could a powerfully hallucinogenic tea hold the key to treating eating disorders? A new study interviews ED sufferers who have experimented with the herbal drug from the Amazon.
Erin Hiatt
11.21.17
Books
Books

The Forgotten Female Codebreaker Who Helped America Defeat the Nazis

Elizebeth Smith Friedman broke Nazi Enigma machines and busted South American spy rings before being written out of history by powerful men. A new biography aims to change all that.
Sirin Kale
11.14.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

The Teen Who Developed a Breast Cancer-Detecting Bra

When worn once a week for 60 minutes, 18-year-old Julian Ríos's Eva Bra can detect everything from a cyst to a tumor.
José Luis Martínez Limón
11.8.17
space
space

Meet the First Woman to Fund Her Own Trip to Space

Anousheh Ansari immigrated to the US from Iran and felt that as a teenager who didn't speak English, she had no path to become a NASA astronaut. She tells Broadly about her journey to become the first female private space explorer.
Linda Yang
10.11.17
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

New Study Links Online Trolling to Men's Narcissism

Researchers explain how narcissistic tendencies may explain why men are more predisposed to engage in internet bullying and other forms of antisocial behavior.
Sirin Kale
9.14.17
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

Men Outperform Women At Scrabble Because Women Have Better Things To Do

New research attempts to explain why competitive Scrabble is dominated by men—and it's because women recognize it's just a fun, enjoyable game to be played with friends.
Sirin Kale
9.5.17
fertility
fertility

Humans Could Go Extinct, Thanks to Men

According to new research, plummeting sperm counts could result in human annihilation. We asked men how guilty they feel about potentially wiping out the species.
Sirin Kale
7.26.17
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

People Are Hard-Wired to Turn to the Right When We Kiss

Scientists studying couples found that most people tend to turn to a specific side while making out.
Sirin Kale
7.17.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

Why Scientists Wrongly Thought Periods Prevented Women from Thinking Clearly

A new study shows that hormones released during menstruation have no effect on women's cognitive abilities, challenging centuries of sexist assumptions.
Misha Gajewski
7.10.17
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

People Are Insufferable When It's Hot Out, Science Confirms

A new study has found that people in hot environments are less likely to be helpful or friendly, so we asked New Yorkers how summer heat affects their behaviors.
Linda Yang
6.26.17