Birth Control Pills Shown to Alter Structure of Women’s Brains

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / November 26, 2014 /

When the study’s authors examined high-resolution images of participants’ brains, they found the women on hormones showed more matter in some areas of the brain, including the prefrontal cortex, which is associated with cognitive activities like decision-making. The Brain Research study prompted breathless news reports suggesting that the pill makes you smarter. But Kinsley and…

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Sexual characteristics of the human face

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / March 15, 2010 /

Members of the opposite sex can spot whether someone is after a one-night stand or something more permanent just by looking at their face, scientists said on Wednesday. On men, a square jaw, large nose and small eyes are more likely to betray the look of lust than of love. Women found men with softer…

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When Women Get their Claws Out

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / February 20, 2010 /

Fans of the TV series Sex and the City may not be surprised, but scientists have found women are prone to bitchiness when they are on the hunt for a man. It is because females become far more critical of the looks of potential rivals when they are at their most fertile, say researchers. This…

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Sensitive? Step Aside – Study Finds Women on the Pill Prefer Macho Men

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / January 16, 2010 /

The study, completed by psychologists at St. Andrews and Stirling universities in Scotland, suggests that since women on the pill don't have to worry about reproduction, they tend to choose men to whom they are simply physically attracted. "Women who are on the pill are not ovulating," sex therapist Laura Berman told Good Morning America.…

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The Legend of Lillith

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / October 4, 2001 /

The role played by Norea in the gnostic version of the flood myth is in many ways reminiscent of the Jewish story of Adam’s hot-tempered first wife, Lilith. Like Norea, Lilith too is fiery – the name Lilith even means “fiery wind.” According to legend, Adam grew lonely in the Garden of Eden and fell…

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