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Study Claims Attractive People Tend To Have Daughters

Bad news, ladies. Dr. Satoshi Kanazawa, an evolutionary psychologist at the London School of Economics, says that handsome men are a dying breed. According to research collected over a 53-year period, beautiful people are more likely to bear daughters, so as women populate the earth, the likelihood that the pretty ones will pass on their "attractiveness" genes to sons decreases.

Romantic Comedy Love Lessons From '90s Rom Coms

Romantic Comedy Love Lessons From '90s Rom Coms

In case you never noticed, romantic comedies from the '90s are chock-full of love lessons. It was a decade of blissfully enlightening cinema. We don't really care if these flicks are considered predictable and cliché; if you watch closely, you'll see they are brimming with life-applicable wisdom. Find out what we're talking about.

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Should Your Man Pay For Your Bikini Wax?

In The Hairpin's Ask a Dude column recently, an advice-seeker brought up this hairy situation: who should pay for your bikini wax? She thinks the man asking for it should, writing "I always think guys should be paying for the Brazilians if they want their ladies to have them. Is that insane?"

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3 Reasons Solo Weddings May Be A Growing Trend

Jane Lynch's character did it, and a Taiwanese woman did it recently to promote self love, so is this a new trend? Are weddings for yourself the next big thing? It very well may be, and here are three reasons we think solo weddings may become as common as the two-partner nuptials we know today.

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How To Flush The Toxic Men In Your Life

Have you ever found yourself drawn to men who are completely wrong for you over and over again? You know, the type that is so pitifully self-destructive that you end up feeling maternal and savior-like, or the type that just thinks of himself and never you, or the type who never talks about his feelings but leaves you with the possibility that maybe one day he will? Dr. Lillian Glass calls these men toxic, and almost fifteen years after writing her hit book Toxic People, Dr. Glass is back with a follow-up specifically about those men in your life that you can't seem to get enough of—no matter how hard you try to steer clear.

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Dealing With The Death Of My Ex

When an ex dies, everything you've never processed about the relationship comes up. The death of an ex forces you to go in one of two ways: either you can finally get over the person by understanding the relationship and what it did for each of you or you can remain stuck in mourning, not wanting to see the whole picture.

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Hesitant To Go Public? Maybe You Have An 'Indoor Boyfriend'

Indoor Boyfriends are not boyfriends you just don't think are good enough for you. Something about viewing your man through someone else's eyes can make you reevaluate everything, but if you just wish your man talked to your friends more, or had a better job, or was in a band that had some success, that's your problem, not his. We're talking about guys who don't have the ability to socialize like an adult without putting people off.

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9 Pros And Cons Of Dating A Pothead

During college, I dated a self-proclaimed "former pothead." As someone who had never smoked anything, I initially found his old hobby a huge turnoff. Potheads were like Harold & Kumar, Bob Marley and Wilie Nelson: fun, but not someone you could take seriously. We review the pros and cons of dating a stoner like everyone's favorite weed-lover Willie Nelson.

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Japanese Rain Goggles: A New Sex Act?

The sitcom Two and a Half Men recently achieved the impossible: it mentioned a sex act that the Internet had never heard of, and if you know the Internet, you'll also know that it's usually the premiere source of obscure sex moves. "Japanese Rain Goggles" had the web in a tizzy last week. So what does it mean?

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Could You Plan A Wedding In Six Months?

When news broke of Prince William's engagement to Kate Middleton last week, questions began to fly immediately. What did the ring look like? Where would the ceremony be held? And when was the big day? The answers came fast: it was Diana's sapphire and diamond engagement ring, chosen by William so that his mother could be involved in his happiness. The ceremony would be held at Westminster Abbey, and the wedding would take place on April 29th, 2011.