Health

Try these good-for-you chocolates and candy for Halloween

Aloha Superfood Chocolate It’s magic, as far as we can tell, how Aloha crams an entire serving of fruits and vegetables into every bar, plus the usual antioxidant benefits of chocolate (10 times the amount in goji berries, in fact). The cacao is fair trade and organic, and the bars are sweetened...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 5:58pm

Expiration dates: What they really mean

When you look at the expiration date on a can of Coke and it says 2014, does that mean you should toss it? What about the eggs that were only good until yesterday? There’s a fine line between being wasteful and getting sick. “A good rule of thumb is that if it’s organic, the...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:12pm

For Movember, we salute 3 famous mustaches: Tim Lincecum, John Watson, TomSelleck

Tim Lincecum Every sport has its fashions and superstitions, but perhaps nowhere else do those two combine for memorable experiments in facial hair than baseball. Most recently, 30-year-old San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum has experimented with various facial hair styles since a series...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:38pm

Guys, your junk is probably an average size (and that's OK!)

A new study out of the UK has found the average girth and length of male genitalia (although we’re not sure if it took pool shrinkage into account). The King’s College London study collected data of a variety of studies from around the world measuring the genitalia of 15,521 men...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 6:11pm

Sexy social media posts can backfire for young women

Young women with sexy profile pics are seen as less competent. Credit: Getty Images Save your sexy pouts and cocktail dresses for dating sites, ladies. With a candidate's social media presence increasingly a factor in their employment, a study out of Oregon State University has found...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 2:21pm

Public sex: 6 rules for getting frisky outdoors

Now that the weather’s turning warmer, many people are overcome by two urges: to get outside and to get it on. Two great tastes that taste great together! And so the season of outdoor sex has begun. But it’s not all fun and games like naked Slip ’n Slide — there are some...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:06pm

Will the Fiera revolutionize women's sex lives?

I'll admit the extent to which I understand the human vagina is limited. So imagine my bewilderment when I attended Nuelle's unveiling of a new sex device for women called "Fiera." RELATED:Squirtingdildocould be key to DIY conception Call it an arouser. Call it a "before...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:45pm

The do's and don'ts of kinky sex

Being kinky means different things to different people, but being informed and communicating is always a must. Credit: Fuse We need to abandon this idea that there are two ways to get it on: regular sex and kink. Sex means that there is no “regular.” According to the National Survey...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:42pm

New squirting dildo could be key to DIY conception

Dildos may come in many shapes and sizes, buthow many dildos are out there that squirt? There are apparently a few, according to inventor and business owner Stephanie Berman. However, Berman's take on this class of dildo, The Semenette, stands above the rest as a squriting dildo invented...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:38pm

NSFW: Strip down for naked Crossfit classes in Denmark

You've heard of naked yoga; now there's naked Crossfit. Spartan Mentality Crossfit in Aarhaus, Denmark, just launched a team for people who prefer to do their squats in the nude. The team's meetings, which run on Sundays, started when Steffen Haldrup Andersen decided he wanted to...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:28pm

Hate sex: how to have it

Just because you don't have love for somebody doesn't mean they can't share your bed. / Valueline You’ve been there. You want to have sex with someone, but it’s surprising because they actually repulse you. Perhaps you’re lusting for your significant other’s...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:24pm

Are your sex toys safe? We ask an expert

Laura Anne Stuart adjusts toys on the shelf at the Tool Shed. Attack of the Killer Butt Plug sounds like a horrible B-movie, but you may be surprised to learn what is in your sex toys. To give you a business owner’s account of safety in this $15 billion industry, I talked with Tool Shed...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:16pm

Here's what really happened to Alexander Skarsgard's penis on 'Big LittleLies'

On last night's episode of HBO's "Big Little Lies,"watchers simultaneously rejoiced — and winced — when Celeste (Nicole Kidman) hit her abusive husband Perry (Alexander Skarsgard) with a tennis racket in the dick. In the aptly named episode “Burning Love,...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:04pm

What exactly is Hygge and why you need it ASAP

When it comes to winter, you have two options: move as far away as possible or learn to embrace it. Can’t afford a one-way ticket to the Keys? Consider adopting the concept of "hygge." A Danish word with no direct English translation, it is, essentially, the art of cozying up and...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 2:04pm

What is alcohol poisoning? It's way worse than getting drunk

The party eventually stops. Credit: Rikard Larma/Metro How much damage did I really do to myself when I blacked out drunk last week? Damage? You are actually lucky to be alive. Really. Alcohol Poisoning, a potentially a life-threatening emergency, needs to be distinguished from alcohol...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 3:12am

Andrew WK preaches the 'healing joy' of partying

Stop trying to fit partying into your schedule. Stop dividing your life into categories. The party is already happening, all around you. Known for songs that overwhelmingly feature the word “party,” Andrew W.K. gets philosophical when asked to define it. “The pressure is that...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 1:23pm

Adopt a pet and then get 'Stuffed' with Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli, the “queen of mean,” isn’t known for keeping mum. She said her parents taught her never to talk about who she is voting for or how much money she makes. Everything else is fair game. Animal adoption and body issues are two topics the comic will talk about freely...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:42pm

The best and worst fall foods

With fall, all kinds of yummy seasonal foods become available to us. While most are delicious, some are healthier than other— just think, oven-roasted butternut squash versus apple cider donuts. But it's not always that obvious. To help sort out the good from the bad, as well as make...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:23am

How common is it to fake an orgasm?

Let’s just admit it: Sex sometimes takes too long. Or maybe your partner just isn’t doing it for you that night. When you decide you’ve had enough (thank you very much), what do you do? Probably fake an orgasm. And you aren’t the only one. A recent survey asked 1,000...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:58pm

Riders unite to fight rare cancers at MSK's Cycle for Survival

Though you may know someone battlingthem, brain, pancreatic, ovarian, thyroid, leukemia, lymphoma and countless other cancers are still considered rare forms of the disease. While they make up roughly 50 percent of all cancer diagnoses combined, theresearch on many of them is“drastically...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 2:54pm