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Read This Story, Get Way Smarter

Read This Story, Get Way Smarter

Using technology can change your brain — and not always for the better. Here’s a primer on how your tech habits might be helping or hurting your IQ.

We all know technology can affect our brains -- overpriced Apple products give us an inflated sense of self-worth, for example, while buggy Microsoft products give us high levels of anger and aggression -- but now researchers are starting to uncover evidence that tech could also have a long-term impact on our intelligence. Yes, dear reader, all that tweeting and texting could be affecting your ol' noggin. With all...[Read more]

This Just In: Men Fake It, Too

This Just In: Men Fake It, Too

Think ladies are the only ones putting on the fake “O”-face? Think again. Dr. Smartass explains.

Sex Survey Reveals Americans’ Sauciest Secrets

Sex Survey Reveals Americans’ Sauciest Secrets

Researchers have released the results from America’s biggest sex survey to date — and there are more than a few steamy surprises inside.

How Having Sex Can Make It Bigger

How Having Sex Can Make It Bigger

It’s true: Regular sex can actually make your organ grow, according to a new study. Just not necessarily in the way you might think.

Listen, Ladies — Guys Are Easy

Listen, Ladies — Guys Are Easy

Some women make the act of seduction far too difficult. Check out Dr. Smartass’s “10 Ways to Get Any Man to Mate In Minutes Seconds” and see just how simple it can be.

‘Everyone Loves AT&T’ and Other Ridiculous Research

‘Everyone Loves AT&T’ and Other Ridiculous Research

If you believe some recent research claiming most customers actually love AT&T, you’ll probably believe these equally absurd studies compiled by our own Dr. Smartass, too.

Walk This Way: Her Strut and Her Sexuality

Walk This Way: Her Strut and Her Sexuality

The way she walks can tell you a lot about the way she does certain other things. Dr. Smartass explains in this week’s reader Q&A.

The Best Way to Break Up

The Best Way to Break Up

Breaking up isn’t easy, but Dr. Smartass has some science-tested steps to make it sting a little less. (He told us they were science-tested, anyway — to be honest, we’re not fully convinced.)

Are You a Sexsomniac?

Are You a Sexsomniac?

If there’s one title worth listing on your resumé, “sexsomniac” might be it. Dr. Smartass looks into what’s arguably the oddest (and most unintentionally slutty) medical condition known to man.

Love Hurts: The World’s Worst Sex Injuries

Love Hurts: The World’s Worst Sex Injuries

Sometimes sex can go wrong. Horribly wrong. Dr. Smartass reveals the most common and curious sex injuries seen ’round the world.

   
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